Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Burnt Texas Toast

Our toaster stopped working so I decided to make a sculpture out of it. Below is what it looked like before. All the electrical components were removed prior to starting the project (safety first!). The Texas Toast and the front lever (toaster's nose) were fabricated out of wood.

Some of you might remember Milton the Talking Toaster, who was the mascot for Kellogg's Pop Tarts back in the 70's. As a kid, I loved Milton (and the Pillsbury Dough Boy, and Tony the Tiger). Milton was a huge influence for this project: