Tin Man Construction
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The Tin Man’s head was made of concrete in Coffee Hall workshop by three artists Liz Leyh, Lesley Bonner and Michael Grabowski. No-one can quite remember how this heavy concrete head was removed from Coffee Hall to the final site in Beanhill.

The Tin Man’s body was firstly sculpted in concrete, then a body made by a blacksmith Gerry Bowyer at Stacey Hill studio, was wrapped around him to give a metal outer body.
This was painted silver and a red heart was painted on his chest, to represent the wish of the tin Man in Wizard of Oz.

The siting of the Tin Man was chosen by architect Dave Newman.