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CLUB - La Salle County Genealogy Guild


The La Salle County Genealogy Guild will meet at noon Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Guild Library, 115 Glover St., Ottawa. All are welcome.

Speaker Gail Kapp enjoys repurposing old metal and wood, creating rusty yard art from old tools, farm machinery, car parts and discarded metal. On a trip to Chicago 13 years ago, he came across a metal sculpture, studying this piece of art he saw a familiar object used to create the piece. This tweaked his interest and that is how it all started. He purchased his welder and chop-saw. He and his wife enjoy "picking" by visiting rummage sales, flea markets, farm auctions and scrap yards. He most enjoys creating flowers, animals, insects and signs. His most challenging project was five life-size pieces for a man from California for his country retreat.

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