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  1. BOSTONCAMARO
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    I stopped by my friends shop and studio the other day in order to use his TIG as I didnt have the right rod on hand.

    This friend of mine, whose name is Michael Ulman is a welder by trade but also is an unreal artist. I do some stuff myself, but what I do is build furniture from scratch from reclaimed wood and steel, Michael builds hot rods and motorcyles and other stuff, completely from scratch from reclaimed materials.

    Some of the stuff is large (for example the Postal Hot Rod is built from a full size Mailbox, some of the stuff is smaller like the Bomber Plane, built from a WW2 bomb that is like 3 feet long)

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    Harley, just about done, everything functions, well it doesnt run, but has a clutch, shifter etc that move as if they were real.
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    Front engine dragster
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  4. I image it takes a lot of talent,time and patience to create works of art,but why a rat rod inspired piece although the work is nice?

    On the other had the dragster and bike are absolute knockout .HRP
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    Wow very cool indeed. Great man cave stuff. It almost looks like it could run.
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    He loves car, has a bike, soon he will build a real car.

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    Bomber Plane
    Main body was a WW2 bomb, he started from there...
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    Hot Rod - in progress now
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    Wild Wood Chopper - was purchased by Northeastern University in Boston.
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    Love a creative mind....very cool indeed.
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    Well some of the stuff on the harley I would like to won to use on something a little less artistic. That old pre knuck mill is cool as well as the back half of the springer.

    For me the rust would be an issue but I am not an artist and I am sure that there is a message like social decay or something that I am supposed to get from his work. ;)
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  13. Very creative! The more you post the better it gets,,HRP
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    Probably could've entered that coupe in the model contest.Real talent!
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    Unbelieveable talent.
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    GREAT STUFF!!!!!!!!!!!!MORE!!!!!!!!(please)
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    Check out his website at www.michaelulman.com and if anyone has questions for him, want to learn more email him

    Mike (at symbol) michaelulman.com

    Another cool project Mike worked on, he went to Australia to work on cars and weapons for the new Mad Max movie...
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    This stuff is realy cool! Thanks. More?
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    Wow supper cool. Very creative .
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    Edit: Just looked tat the bike again and it is not a V twin it is a 4 cylinder, is that a compressor of some sort?
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    Man, this is inspiring. I love it!
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    Check out the website, I will see what other pics exist of the dragster, he is having Open Studios on Nov 3/4 so more pics will be around then for sure.

    The motor is sometype of compressor I believe, I think came from a large farm implement, has carburetors all around, sick stuff!
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    he s a pretty talented metal sculpture , nice stuff
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    I think the wood bike is my favorite, was cool to sit on that, felt just like a real bike....I cant wait until he builds an actual, real hot rod..surely will be sick
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    Mike is a great guy, as is his brother.
    Their dad's "Tribute to Big Dan's" (or something like that) has always creeped me out.
    I dig it...but it's creepy.
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    I checked out his web site really cool stuff a great talent for sure!
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    Awesome stuff !
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    This stuff is great!
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    SICK , just plain sick .
    Like my dad would say "that boy has talent"

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