Nash Quinn is a metalsmith and artist based in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. He explores themes of social behavior and absurdity by making interactive sculpture and small metal objects, including belt buckles and jewelry. Rather than creating just one "type" of artwork, Quinn is interesting in making pieces that cross boundaries between ideas, formats, and techniques. You can see this ring is on display in our newest exhibition, "40 Under 40: The Next Generation of American Metal Artists!" #Repost@nash.quinn
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Finally getting this new ring all finished up in pink and gold. I spent the last three or four months watching all 7 seasons of #gameofthrones for the first time, but I don't think that has anything to do with this. 😂
Lawrence “ Larry” Carroll passed away on May 21, at the age of 65. Born in Australia but raised in America, his most well-known work in the music world is a trio of Slayer album covers: 1986's Reign in Blood, 1988's South of Heaven and Seasons of the Abyss in 1990. Reign in Blood's release was delayed due to the controversial cover art, though it placed in the top 10 heavy metal album covers of all the time. Christ Illusion was banned in India for its graphic art depicting Christ mutilated with missing limbs, in a sea of blood with severed heads.
Here’s a little #throwbackthursday ..
Made or done to order for a particular customer.
Here’s a word that some people forget about when asked “can you make something that will fit here and do this”.. sounds “custom” to me.
My friend @715_metalworks posted something yesterday that re sparked my memory to one of my first cash welding jobs. When something is custom made it means that the person making it is using their skill sets to create what a another person wants that cannot be bought in say a box store like a dumbass Walmart.
A guy wants a new bow stop bracket for his boat trailer that didn’t match up to the boat he just bought. I went to the customers house to have a look to see if it’s something I could do. I said “Yeah I can get this done”.. went back the next day with a measuring tape, marker, a knife and cardboard to make a template. I get home and bend the 1/4” stainless plates ( I bought) accordingly to my “custom” design. Weld it up, mount the now adjustable rubber bow stop and back to the house for install. I show him the part and his eyes bulge with amazement.. “WOW, this turned out incredible”, I told him the end price and he wanted it $40 cheaper. I said “no”, “well I’m not paying that” he said. “Huh...okay well I’m not going install it”. I was still within my initial quote. Now I could have taken the money he only wanted to pay me and not been out anything of my pocket but there’s something to be said about bending over and getting takin advantage of. I wasn’t out to get rich but I’m NOT working for free..This sits on my work bench as nothing more than a reminder that there are 2 types of people in the world. Givers & Takers. Takers may eat better, but givers sleep better at night...
You sir fucked up, over $40.. really? He may have thought I needed the money more than he needed that bracket. NOPE!!!
Agree with me or not thats my rant👊