Month: January 2021

POTD: Cursive Wiring

Cursive Wiring
Bozeman, Montana
2021

If you never learned cursive writing in school, you won’t know what message is encoded in these lines of fencing.

POTD: Spare Parts Depot

Spare Parts Depot
Bozeman, Montana
2021

While it’s waiting to be used for fence repairs, this tangle of baling wire makes for an interesting free-form wire sculpture. The sculpture will be short-lived once someone decides to spend a day repairing this well-worn fence.

POTD: The Tie That Binds

The Tie That Binds
Bozeman, Montana
2021

Why bother digging a new hole and scrounging up a new fence post when a quick fix is at hand.

POTD: They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To

They Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To
Bozeman, Montana
2021

Fence posts used to be vernacular works of art, not by design but by convenience and necessity. One can hardly blame anyone in the need of fencing for switching to the more easily obtained and installed metal posts of today; business is business after all. But still there is a net artistic loss involved in the switch.