BC Culture Days – September 20 – October 13, 2024

The Steampunk Recycled Metal MIniature Sculpture Project
Sponsored by DeCosmos Fine Arts Society

Sunday, October 6, 2024. 12:30 to 3:30 PM at The Jensen Centre, 132 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville.

Click HERE for more information.

Steampunk Miniature Metal Sculpting Project

To participate in this project, you will need to conduct your own scavenger hunt to collect metal scrap and junk that you will use to create your sculpture. Start collecting now using this list as a reference. Remember you will need clean metal junk before you start sculpting.

Old metal tools
Metal wire
Ball bearings
Metal Kitchen Utensils
Tin cans & lids that have been removed with the new style can opener
Old keys
Springs from old pens or old beds
Old cutlery
Old watch parts
Lightbulbs especially unusual old ones
Bicycle chains (please degrease)
Metal zippers
Old horn instruments
Tabs from cans
Spark plugs, old ones
Metal pipe
Old clocks
Check the junk drawer in your home
Go to thrift shops, yard sales or Demex
Does your Dad, Aunty, Grandpa or any other friend have a workshop?
Scrap metal shops may be nearby, check them out

Taken from a list compiled by Pattiann Withapea – 2023