To Make You Smile Kinetic Critters


Our latest creations are "Kinetic Critters" which move with the wind. We've recycled golf clubs, kitchen utensils, and bicycle parts, to create critters to make you smile!

Slow “Woking” Turtle
Turtle body from a recycled wok with a used upholstery spring

Golf clubs serve as the legs and head

Head bobs using an upholstery spring and recycled copper tubing
Fish Fry at the Thrift Store

A Farberware frying pan forms the body of the fish which moves with the wind

A pair of tongs form the nose with a smiling fork

Spatulas serve as fish fins and a knife is the gill

Eye is a recycled glass drawer pull seconds from St. Vincent de Paul’s Aurora glass foundry

Electric mixer beaters provide tail propulsion
Boots the Cat

Boots has four blacks legs with white boots made from egg beaters

She has faucet handle ears, a door knob nose, a bottle opener for a mouth, and a frisky whisk tail

Her body was formed using a frying pan, a used upholstery spring, and a stove burner drip pan

Eyes are recycled glass drawer pull seconds from St. Vincent de Paul’s Aurora glass foundry and whiskers are from bicycle spokes
Rin Tin Tin the Dog

Rin Tin Tin is mainly formed from bicycle parts. He has pedal ears, a reflector nose, whiskers from bicycle spokes and bike chain for legs

His body was formed using a metal mixing bowl, a used upholstery spring, and a stove burner drip pan

A big spoon serves as his tongue along with a tail wagging whisk

Eyes are recycled glass drawer pull seconds from St. Vincent de Paul’s Aurora glass foundry