Crane Sculpture made of spoons

Local artist creates crane sculpture


Wonder what happened to your old silverware? Your silver service may be part of the sandhills crane sculpture recently completed for a Hebron customer by Cindy Chinn, an artist living in Chester. She is pictured with the crane.

Cindy Chinn, Chester artist, has been turning scrap metal into a range of artwork for more than seven years. During that time she has amassed an interesting collection of metal parts and pieces, as well as thousands of saws. Part of this ongoing collection is silverware, which she collects in five gallon buckets for future projects. Unlike normal people, artists don't consider that behavior as hoarding.

The perfect opportunity to use the cutlery came when Carla Frye of Hebron, commissioned a life size sandhill crane as a 25th wedding anniversary (silver) gift for her brother and sister-...

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