Cable Tie Cacti

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Cable Tie Cacti

Artist Brian Jewett made these modern-materials versions of traditional coil baskets using garden hose, cable ties, and spigot handles. He has posted some after-the-fact photos and a written how-to over on Instructables, in response to last week’s Zip Tie Challenge.

Massive Zip Tie Sculpture

6 thoughts on “Cable Tie Cacti

  1. Lynne Whitehorn says:

    If I cut into this, can I get water out of it?  The spigot handles are a perfect touch.

  2. Gallery says:

    Cable Tie Cacti Maybe Not a good idea for you open garden.

  3. Brian Jewett says:

    Yes, The cable ties do not age well in sunlight. Even a garden hose will break down after a few years.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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