These Shovels Made From Guns are a Creative Form of Recycling

By: Meghan Young - Published: Nov 6, 2010 • References:
Turning a wrong into a right, artist Pedro Reyes has created shovels made from guns.

Made especially for tree-planting, these shovels made from guns are definitely creative. The military weapons were smashed with a steamroller, then melted and molded into shovels with wooden handles. Distributed to art institutions and public schools in the Cualiacán community, a few shovels also made their way to Vancouver, San Francisco and Paris art galleries. Stats for Garden Tool Weaponry Trending: Older & Warm
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