Work in Progress  
     
 Shackles for the sculpture
 
 

Here is what I ended up with for the shackles:

sculpture by Paul Hilliard of Gootyam.com

This tubing and this bike lock are the materials I used

sculpture by Paul Hilliard of Gootyam.com

First I hurled the tubing into the forge.

heating metal in forge - sculpture by Paul Hilliard of Gootyam.com

Hammer time.

glowing red hot steel - sculpture by Paul Hilliard of Gootyam.com

Nice and flat.

sculpture by Paul Hilliard of Gootyam.com

Formed into the shape of a shackle. Then I just welded the parts together and onto the steering wheel.

sculpture by Paul Hilliard

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