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Roots Rust Revival

Heavy Metal String Works

What started out as a side project to build a sculpture of a musical instrument for one of our favorite festivals, Wheatland Music Festival, has turned into full blown madness. Heavy Metal String Works now has three giant sculptures of playable instruments, and you can come see them at Founders Brewing Company this September. In addition to hundreds and hundreds of hours in the shop, Heavy Metal String Works has been all over Michigan this summer, from traditional bluegrass festivals like the Charlotte Bluegrass Festival to more alternative festivals like FeralFest, and the reception has been great! Come out and see us at Founders and guaranteed you will smile :)

Entry Details
  • Art form: Time-Based
  • Depth: 10 feet
  • Medium: Mostly steel
  • Width: 20 feet
  • Year created: 2016
  • Height: 10 feet

About Heavy Metal String Works

Heavy Metal String Works consists of Steven Cannaert, David Sakalauskas, and countless others who have helped out along the way. Turning scrap steel into art, music and smiles.