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"Kevin's work is so incredible! I was thrilled to see his creations. I love the look of steel as art, and outdoors, it just weathers so beautifully. And I love that he incorporates sound into his art."
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How to Combine Metal Tubes and Balls for an Outdoor Sculpture

For his latest piece, Kevin is creating "strings" of steel tubing and steel balls. While it sounds simple, that involves cutting the tubes to an exact length, cleaning them and prepping the balls so they don't explode (even though that might be fun to see). See what Kevin does to create what looks like a simple series of tubes and balls - then check out what the piece looks like now in In the Works.

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