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Also, the books used for the bicycle fountain were salvaged outdated collage text books from
I believe in using salvaged materials for our designs and constantly look for ways to reduce waste in our construction practices.
Again, thank you for all of the kind remarks and concern.
Thanks for the questions!
With all due respect. How is this a bad example? I don't believe taking an item destined for the landfill and using it for art that brings enjoyment to many people is a bad example. Would it be a bad example to build a fountain out of pallets or aluminum soda cans taken from a dumpster? Thanks for your comments and opinion.
Thanks for your comments. The stainless steel looking fountain is actually made from a special concrete. It was hand crafted by Philip Ferreira.
I don't know if silicone would work that well. I applied the lacquer before the books were bolted closed and after as well. Let me know how your project goes!
Thanks for the kind comments! It's sad how many items are discarded into our landfills on a daily basis.