The Wizard of OZ, My Rendition of "The Tin Man"

12 Hours
I LOVE to recycle and this is what I did with my empty cans, pop bottle lids, a few heavy duty wire clothes hanger and a few other items. The cost is around $10 for the screws, Paint, funnel & wooden heart
Mr. Tin Man
My daughter Laurie sent me a picture of a tin man many years ago and I fell in love with it. It took a lot of engineering, but I finally got it made. I took it into my Bible study class & ended up making several more for my friends. When I get him all together I paint the entire thing with chrome spray paint, especially the plastic funnel, and then add the little red wooden heart. Now he hangs in my garden with some of my other whimsies.
Items needed
. Since I was making several Tin Men, it was easier & faster so I made templates to ensure all the holes were in the right place.
Marking holes for feet.
Getting ready to make the "FEET or shoes from pop cans and Sardine cans. Marking where the screws will go.
Starting the screws in the bottom of the can so they will line up with the holes in the pop cans.
Placement is right
Now attaching the shoe to the pop can. There are MANY more steps & I have pictures, so I could email them to who ever wants to make one of these bad boys : )
Tin Man Army
My old buddy

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  • Kathy Stains Kathy Stains on Nov 29, 2020

    Could you please send me the instructions. This is amazing. You really put a lot of work into this amazing tin man. He is wonderful.

  • Cynthia Lewis Cynthia Lewis on Mar 06, 2021

    Would love the instructions. Do you have a link? Don't want to post my email address

  • Mmo28568129 Mmo28568129 on Jun 20, 2021

    May I get the instructions too. I want to make this.


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