Beyond Bonsai

A Love Affair with Welding


Showed this "Autumn in Ohio" at little art/craft show in Tulsa, Ok

This welded, 16.5" x 13" x 6", tree is carefully built of molten steel. After the base and all of the branches are formed, I shape each copper leaf and braze it to its own branch with a drop of brass. When all are attached, I heat and cool each leaf to various rose-red colors.

A little copper bench, which gives scale is included with tree. It is not attached, so can be moved wherever you wish. I also put a little heart and your initials on bench.

Here is a detail of the leaves.



This Bonsai size tree is aprox. 10½" tall x 9" X 6".
It is welded to a steel rotating base so that you can view and enjoy it as a 3 dimensional sculpture. It also has a little copper bench that is not attached.

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Unfinished Red Oak

Took a photos of tree before most the leaves were added. Also steel base has not been polished or patina applied.



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Joy Gibat

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