Hobby Farms Editors
October 22, 2015

What do you do with your old, no-longer-usable farm equipment? Do you toss it? Donate it to a recycling center? For Dan Rawlings, a sculptor out of the U.K., old, rusted farm equipment is used to make cool-looking rustic artwork.

“I try to create images that remind people of the moments when everything seems possible and free; times when climbing a tree, or sitting admiring the way its branches twist and curl means nothing, but means everything,” Rawlings says on his website. “I enjoy using sentimental objects such as old tools and farm equipment; they bring to mind a time when things were simpler, not easier, but the concerns of everyday people were fundamental and shared.”

His artwork is definitely reminiscent of that time. Take a look:

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

All photos via Dan Rawlings/Facebook

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Artist Found a Way to Repurpose Farm Equipment and It’s Awesome (HobbyFarms.com)

Would you display Rawlings’ work in your home? Which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.



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