Land Shark

Chris Crooks' two-part denizen of the deep adds a dramatic statement to green spaces.
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Chris Crooks

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Chris Crooks

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You're Gonna Need a Bigger Lawn...

Like the Great White that terrorized a certain beach community, this land-bound beast brings ferocious adventure to life. Chris Crooks' two-part denizen of the deep adds a dramatic statement to green spaces as it leaps through waves of grass, inspiring mock terror from all who cross its path. Crooks handcuts each monstrous piece from metal that is aged with a bright rust patina. He then bends and shapes the teeth, gills, and other shark-like details, giving the piece added bite and making it “fins down, the best land shark ever!” (Thanks, Connery Ranch from Bethesda, Maryland). The steel segments are equipped with mounting brackets that attach to 6-inch lawn stakes (included). Handmade in Tucson, Arizona.

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Chris Crooks

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Chris Crooks

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Arizona

“I started out from my garage. As the business grew, and my wife’s and neighbors' patience stretched, it was time to move to an industrial space. There I can bang and grind at all hours of the night. It's 1,000 square feet of pure metalworking nirvana.”

Chris Crooks took a winding road to get to where he is now—creating imaginative lawn sculptures inspired by the Southwest landscape he calls home. After graduating from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Chris worked in advertising, then ran a printing business with his wife, while painting during his free time. It was when the couple moved to Tucson that Chris collaborated with a metal art manufacturer and fell in love with the art form. He now designs and creates sculptures in his studio at the foot of the Santa Rita Mountains. "I always wanted to make a living doing something genuinely enjoyable," he says. "To get up in the morning raring to go, and never having enough time to do everything you want to do."

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Made from
16 gauge crs steel
Measurements
Head: 37.5" L x 22" H; Tail: 21" L x 22.5" H x 4" D
Ingredients
Notes
Patina will darken over time.
Item ID
41102

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The best land shark ever

5

I love it. So awesome the artist did an excellent job

Palm beach florida

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Great bit of whimspey for the yard.

5

Easy to order, not too heavy to ship, looks great in our back yard. Real conversation starter.

Westport WA

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A real people stopper

5

A real conversation piece. Love that it is hand crafted.

Glendora, NJ

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Unique addition to our nautical theme back yard

5

We put it in our backyard , next to another metal shark figure. We added a Narragansett beer can in it's teeth, to make it more like Jaws.

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Love the shark and so do the neighbors

5

Really love the shark. The picture really doesn't do it justice when you have the right location and by the pond is great!

Lake Texoma, Tx

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What a great shark

5

What a great shark -- it's easy to install, and it looks awesome; especially when next to the sea serpent from the same artist. I have landscape spotlights pointed at each section, making it look extra cool at night. Definitely a cool addition to my yard.

Seattle, WA

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Awesome!

5

This was a bit pricey for us, but it looks so cool and makes us smile, so the cost was worth it.

Midwest

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Love my land shark!

5

I purchased this land shark for myself. It is such a unique and unusual item. I had never seen anything like it. I spend a lot of time outside with my kids. I put this in a flowerbed by my pool. It looks amazing.

Memphis, TN

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Great product!!

5

Love this landshark! Perfect gift and looks really cool!

Pittsburgh, PA

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We're gonna need a bigger yard!

5

Land Shark set up so easy and really ties the yard together. Top quality and great communication with Artist. I absolutely love it and believe it is worth every penny I saved.

San Antonio,Texas

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