Truckee & North Lake Tahoe's Independent Newspaper | Tahoe News | Tahoe Music | Tahoe Events

Wild Hair Welding

Reads 174 Comments 0 Printer-friendly versionprint Send by emailemail

“The search for materials is one of the most enjoyable aspects of my metal sculpture art. A ranch’s rusted pile of twisted metal, old machinery parts, and forgotten tools are a treasure trove,” says Blide. With salvaged railroad spikes as his primary medium, Pat is able to transform the static into the dynamic, with whimsical characters coming to life.

Blide’s work is available for purchase through Riverside Studios, both in-store and on-line at You can also follow him on Instagram @wildhairwelding.

By creating and using an account on Moonshine Ink, you are agreeing to our user terms and submissions policy. Read the complete terms and policy.

Don't Miss the Next Edition

Edition First-Round Deadline Drop-Dead Deadline
April 12 to May 9 March 23 March 30
May 10 to June 13 April 20 April 27

About Your Canvas

Submit your art, poetry, short essays, or photos to Your Canvas.

Subscribe to the feed

Latest Tweets @moonshineink

  • In preparation for tonight's Democratic debate, we spoke with each candidate, asking them two questions: What solut… 1 month 4 weeks ago
  • Raley's grocery store development permit approved by the Town of Truckee Planning Commission this week. Info: 2 months 4 days ago
  • Placer County voted Jan. 10 to support a grant application to help fund the 56-unit Schaffer’s Mill workforce housi… 2 months 1 week ago

Look for the latest Moonshine Ink issue on newsstands now.

Look for the latest issue in newsstands now.

Or subscribe and enjoy it hot off the press in your mailbox.

March 8, 2018