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Artist Dave Thompson
Artist Dave Thompson

AIR DATE: June 7, 2011

Dave Thompson didn't start out as an artist. He was a welder playing around with scrap metal, when he realized he could shape the pieces into animals and other designs. Some of his pieces include a peacock made out of shovels, ants made from car parts, and a "smoking" dragon made of metal. His pieces are now on display at the Windmill Library.
Dave Thompson, artist



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    Totally amazing and the gate at the inlaws is absolutely beautiful. It's great to see his work on display.
    Richard & Jeanne BredenJun 8, 2011 05:12:53 AM
    I love,love,love that new peacock, I think it has my name one it I love,love,love, that new peacock, I think I see my name on it! This is a great artist that is who's work is known across the country. Thank you again for all the many beautiful peaces that you have done for me. They always amaze everyone that see them. Your work is Loved and appreciated in Indiana
    Sharon BrownJun 6, 2011 13:08:59 PM
    David - Keep up the creative arts! Our Fountain is beautiful - Thanks from Sister, Mom and Sara!
    Diane DanielsJun 6, 2011 12:23:55 PM
    Very talented out-law!! We love you in MI!!
    Denita BrownJun 6, 2011 11:12:22 AM
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