Raised Garden Bed Construction: If using timber, ensure that it is an untreated hardwood to prevent the risk of chemicals leaching into the soil. Pine that was treated using chromated copper arsenate, or CCA, contains a toxic chemical mix for preserving timber which can be drawn up into the plants and eat part or all of the plant. A common approach is to use timber sleepers joined with steel rods to hold them together.
A technique for making structural frames autonomously and with readily available materials. Copper plated steel rods are used to join steel tubes. In this assembly the steel tubes are both structural elements and the tool for forming the joints.
‘non-sign II’ is an installation by seattle based art collective lead pencil studio located at the Canada-US border near Vancouver. The sculpture is made from small stainless steel rods that are assembled together to create the negative space of a billboard.
Sculpture: 'Copper Pod (Large Big Flower /fFloral Seed Head Garden Sculptures)' by sculptor Lynn Mahoney in Garden Or Yard Sculptures - Garden Sculpture for sale - ArtParkS Sculpture Park - Bringing Sculpture into the Open