METALLIC WIND SCULPTURES copyright David M. Boje Mar 5 2010

  1. See video: "Quantum Storytelling: Blacksmithing Art in the Quantum Age"

  2. Mariachi guitar and sombreo

    Made from recycled copper and aluminum - shown in the NMSU Art Gallery at Corbett Center 2013

Horse on display at Mesquite Art Gallery Click here for larger image

The above Wind Art Sculpture is on display for Love of Art Month, Las Cruces, New Mexico at the Mesquite Art Gallery, 340 N. Mesquite. The horse bucks and moves with the wind, as the green 4-leaf propeller turns. It is 5 feet in length and comes with its own stand, or can be mounted to an existing fence.

 

Spinning Cats is indoor metal art

Spinning Cats (above) is indoor art of recycled cans, and wire. You can put in your own pet photos. It is on display for Love of Art Month, Las Cruces, New Mexico at the Mesquite Art Gallery, 340 N. Mesquite.

 

TUrning Nature view 1

Above is titled "TURNING NATURE"- It is on display for Love of Art Month, Las Cruces, New Mexico at the Mesquite Art Gallery, 340 N. Mesquite. Click here for a larger image of the top view of TURNING NATURE.

Boje at work

click to see blacksmith sculpture moving by wind

I am a blacksmith artist in New Mexico. I amke matellic wind sculptures that move with the force of the wind. I call it 'quantum blacksmithing.' For more on this see the QUANTUM BLACKSMITHING blog

little blacksmith windsculpture

Click here for slide show about the blacksmith workshop

Metal sculptures are available at

Craig's List -- See examples and prices here

Esty -- See examples and prices

Facebook has short moving images of the sculptures - See examples here

Spiral - single armature - spins one direction - no bearings

Leaf cluster - single armature - spins one direction - no bearings

Wind mill - 2 bearings - spins one direction -- measures 32 in blade span, and length is 40 inches

 

Boje's Blacksmith Artist Workshop



This is a wine rack I made in the Blacksmith shop Feb 2011

wine rack

 

 

Artist: David M. Boje (click here or image below for larger view)

Title: His and Her Pen Set (forged cold and rolled)
Medium: Recycled barn and bale wire (ball point)
Stand: Large pen has 'Spiral' stand made from horseshoe from my horse, Silverado
Price: $75

(Below) The Heart-Sword-of-Care and the Heart-of-Care pen's are available as a set (little man not included) for $85

Heart sword and heart-pen

"Knife with Mesiquite Handle" © 2009 Artist: David M. Boje (click here or image below for larger view)

2. Title: Knife with Mesquite Handle (forged on coal forge with double billows, old style)
Medium: Recycled barn and bale wire
Stand: 12"
Price: $125

"Railroad Spike Knife " © 2009 by David Boje© 2009 Artist: David M. Boje (click here or image below for larger view)

3. Title: Railroad Spike Knife with Twisted Handle (forged on coal forge with double billows, old style)
Medium: Recycled Railroad Spike
Size: 9"
Price: $125

How to build a power hammer

How to build a billows forge old school

 

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