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A tree made from horseshoes

A tree made from horseshoes in a garden at Scapa.
Anyone know who designed and built it ?
Picture added on 22 August 2013 at 22:02
Comments:
Somebody with too much time on his/her hands

[Harsh, Willie. I think it's great - Steven]
Added by W Watters on 23 August 2013
Don't start me !!!!! Bah Humbug.
Added by W Watters on 23 August 2013
Retired blacksmith maybe.
Added by Beryl Simpson on 25 August 2013
What a great idea. I want one.
Added by Ann Sutherland on 25 August 2013
I made it, I am not a retired blacksmith and no I don't have too much time on my hands. Time is irrelevant when doing something for friends. This is no 2 of 4 I ever made. I hope the owners are enjoying their new life in Orkney and we will get up there at some point to visit them and the tree.

[Good work Gary, thanks for commenting - cheers, Steven]
Added by Gary Hughes on 13 September 2013
Designed and created in Rothienorman Aberdeenshire by Gary Hughes and gifted to us for our garden. No way could we leave it behind, especially when people told us there are no trees in Orkney!
Added by Ken and Mary, Neviskerry on 13 September 2013
There must be a lot of horses going around with cold feet.
Added by Jim G. on 15 September 2013
The windmill on the left is now up,so it's wind power v horsepower.
Added by Roy Sinclair on 25 September 2013
I snapped a pic of this a few years ago and now want to use it as an image on the cover of a book. I have credited Gary Hughes with its design & creation but I want to make sure that the owners are ok with its use.

[Click on 'Ken and Mary, Neviskerry' above to send an email to the owners - Steven]
Added by Colin Muddimer on 21 August 2016
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