Works of Art From Utilitarian Garden Tools

February 27, 2012 by


Photo via Cal Lane.

Artist Cal Lane wields her welder’s torch into steel objects like wheelbarrows and shovels, cutting into them delicate and intricate lace patterns transforming the once utilitarian tools into works of art.

Photo via Cal Lane.

Photo via Cal Lane.

Living on a Putnam, NY property belonging to one of her collectors, Lane has also in her spare time exercised another kind of creativity–painting the house, installing a koi pond, and planting an herb garden.

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  • property dealer in delhi

    thanks for sharing this post

  • Anja

    Wow! Really wonderful artwork.

  • Ellen Spector Platt

    With tools like this, who needs a garden? perfect for city apartments.

  • Sharon Wong

    Cal Lane – you are my Goddess!!! LOVE IT, MADLY!

  • gardenglamour

    Sexy, shameless, and Glamorous! Love it! Where can I buy?

  • Annie Haven | Authentic Haven Brand

    most stunning works of art from everyday hand tools absolutely beautiful

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  • Rolawn

    I have NEVER seen these before! They’re amazing, and so beautiful.

    I know just the place for these…

  • Susan Taylor Brown

    Oh my goodness. WANT! These are stunning.

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