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How to make a scrap metal lion

Updated on April 9, 2013
I used an old saw blade, a 2" pipe, some metal rods, a lug nut, some stove bolts and some misc pieces for the ears
I used an old saw blade, a 2" pipe, some metal rods, a lug nut, some stove bolts and some misc pieces for the ears
I used a grinder with sandpaper disk to clean the saw blade so it will weld better and hold paint better.
I used a grinder with sandpaper disk to clean the saw blade so it will weld better and hold paint better.
Saw blade after it is cleaned.
Saw blade after it is cleaned.
Sanding disk used.
Sanding disk used.
Drill holed in saw blade for the stove bolts to be inserted for the eyes.
Drill holed in saw blade for the stove bolts to be inserted for the eyes.
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Cut the rods for the whiskers.
Cut the rods for the whiskers.
Cut and bent the rod for the mouth.
Cut and bent the rod for the mouth.
Cut the rods for the legs.
Cut the rods for the legs.
Weld the wheel lug to the saw blade for the nose.
Weld the wheel lug to the saw blade for the nose.
Weld the mouth to the saw blade.  All welding of face parts is welded from the back side. A hole was drilled in the saw blade and then the welding was done from the back. Then weld the whiskers to the front.
Weld the mouth to the saw blade. All welding of face parts is welded from the back side. A hole was drilled in the saw blade and then the welding was done from the back. Then weld the whiskers to the front.
Weld legs and tail to pipe.
Weld legs and tail to pipe.
Weld saw blade to pipe.
Weld saw blade to pipe.
Paint Lion with primer.
Paint Lion with primer.
Paint Lion yellow or tan or whatever color you want.
Paint Lion yellow or tan or whatever color you want.
you can paint yours any color you want.  The whole idea of this is that you can take some junk items laying around and make something from it. I hope this has your creative juices flowing.
you can paint yours any color you want. The whole idea of this is that you can take some junk items laying around and make something from it. I hope this has your creative juices flowing.

How to make a scrap metal lion

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I used an old saw blade, a 2" pipe, some metal rods, a lug nut, some stove bolts and some misc pieces for the ears.

I used a grinder with sandpaper disk to clean the saw blade so it will weld better and hold paint better.

Saw blade after it is cleaned.

Sanding disk used.

Drill holed in saw blade for the stove bolts to be inserted for the eyes.

Stove bolts are inserted and welded from the back.

Cut the rods for the whiskers.

Cut and bent the rod for the mouth.

Cut the rods for the legs.

Back side of stove bolts welded to saw blade.

Weld the wheel lug to the saw blade for the nose.

Weld the mouth to the saw blade. All welding of face parts is welded from the back side. A hole was drilled in the saw blade and then the welding was done from the back.

Weld Whiskers to saw blade.

Weld legs and tail to pipe.

Weld saw blade to pipe.

Paint Lion with primer.

Paint Lion yellow or tan or whatever color you want.

you can paint yours any color you want. The whole idea of this is that you can take some junk items laying around and make something from it. I hope this has your creative juices flowing.

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      Shirly Porter 

      5 years ago

      If I was a lot younger I would like to try Some of these. Don't have the strength to do much of anything any more. I did enjey looking at all these things though. Thanks

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