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"Let's make some sparks!"

Kevin calls upon a broad breadth of knowledge to create his fine art and home and garden sculptures.

Artist Kevin CaronHis experiences as a foreign-auto mechanic and in the U.S. Navy, where he repaired air support equipment, introduced him to innumerable fabrication tools and metal working and welding techniques. His curiosity and need to create physically what he conceives in his mind has led to his evolution as a contemporary artist.

Here you'll find lots of how-to videos in which he explains how he uses his welders - TIG, MIG and oxygen-acetylene - as well as a wide variety of tools - including an air hammer, English wheel, slip roll, plasma cutter, hydraulic pipe bender, metal lathe and mill - and techniques such as bending and shaping, and cutting and grinding, to create, transport and install his sculpture and public art.

Join Kevin in his studio by clicking on categories on the left.

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How to Find the Center of an Oval
How to Find the Center of an Oval
Jul 11, 2018

One of Kevin's viewers wants to put a clock mechanism in the center of an oval, but only has a ruler.

Kevin shows how you could use a ruler, but it would be tricky to make sure it was accurate. So he shows the easy way he'd "cheat" to do it.

On a piece of paper, trace carefully around the oval. Cut out the oval pattern carefully and confirm that it is the same size as the piece of metal, wood, etc.

Now fold the oval lengthwise (top to bottom), then crosswise (across). In as small a cut as you can, snip the point of the pattern.

Unfold the pattern, and place it carefully on your oval. Use a marking pen through the hole you snipped in the center and leave a mark to indicate the center. Remove your paper pattern.

Now use a center punch on your oval, then drill it out to the diameter you need.

Sometimes it's the simplest way that works!

Kevin is ready to go back to work, but you might want to wait around another moment to see the smooth operation at the studio ....