Spark Plug Plane Paperweight

This mini sculpture is made from recycled tools that are welded together into the shape of an airplane.
created by

Brian Mock

$35.00

Brian Mock created by

Brian Mock

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Flight of Imagination

Whether it lands in the hands of the person manning the cockpit of your company or the handyman or woman who always knows how to keep your household running, Brian Mock's industrial paperweight provides a clever way to show how much you appreciate everything they do. Recycled spark plugs, butter knives, nut and bolts are welded together into the iconic shape of an airplane, giving this delightful mini-sculpture the power to take off with the conversation as it taxis around your desk, workshop or tool shed. Handmade in Beaverton, Oregon.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in Oregon

Brian Mock

created by

Brian Mock

location

Oregon

From his workspace in Portland, OR, where discarded materials emerge as works of inspired art, Brian Mock weaves his industrial magic to the delight of all around him. Of course, it's not really anything supernatural that allows Mock to create what many have dubbed as metalic masterpieces, but a commitment to precision and detail on every one of his creations. The end result is something to behold, a means of finding beauty where you might least expect it. Mock begins by sketching out a rudimentary design, or framework for what's to come, then measures each part to ensure a perfect fit, both aesthetically and practically.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
reclaimed metal
Measurements
Approx. 3.5" L, wingspan approx. 4.5"
Care
Care instructions: dust clean
Item ID
21704

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UncommonGoodsSpark Plug Plane Paperweight
 
4.6

(based on 87 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (64)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (27)
  • Unique (22)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Perfect size (3)
  • Sleek design (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Paperweight (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (8), Midrange shopper (7), Budget shopper (5), Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (86), No (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Birthday Gift for Father

This product was a great gift for my father's birthday this year. He is a retired National Guard Shop Chief and this seemed a perfect gift for the man who already has everything. Because...Read complete review

This product was a great gift for my father's birthday this year. He is a retired National Guard Shop Chief and this seemed a perfect gift for the man who already has everything. Because it is made out of actual real world pieces, no two are exactly alike, which is what drew me to this! He really liked the gift, commenting on how he has seen them before, and always wanted one. The only con would be that it is pretty expensive for the size. But it was a perfect gift!

Also, other reviewers commented on missing the back 'wheel,' but if you look at the image, it was received with this one.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Would never recommend this to anyone

Got this as a gift for a colleague I work with (a physician). Was shocked at how small it was and how poorly it was constructed. It looked like my kindergarten daughter made...Read complete review

Got this as a gift for a colleague I work with (a physician). Was shocked at how small it was and how poorly it was constructed. It looked like my kindergarten daughter made it. Would have been embarrassed to give it to anyone let alone another doctor.

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5.0

Super gift

By 

from Phoenix, Az

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

      Really unique airplane model.

      Service and delivery comments:

      No problems at all with it at all

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      This sculpture is so RAD! It's a unique and whimsical gift

      By 

      from Vicksburg, MS

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Organization
      • Sleek Design
      • Sturdy
      • Unique

      Cons

      • Smaller Than Expected

      Best Uses

      • Organization

      Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

      This is a gift that is meant to be sentimental and a conversation piece. It will most likely be on a desk as a paperweight or on a shelf. A great first piece to a collection to start!

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Flying High!!

      By 

      from Milford, Utah

      About Me Midrange Shopper

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      Pros

      • Green; Reuse of materials
      • Inventive
      • Sleek Design
      • Sturdy
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Style minded

        Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

        My son is a pilot who also owns a four-bay tire and mechanic shop!
        Perfect gift!!!
        He was impressed of how materials were recycled and sorry he didn't think of the idea himself.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        So cute!

        By 

        from Hudson, NY

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Great Gift

          Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

          So cute and delivered quickly. My bf, a hobby pilot, loved it!

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          4.0

          Husband thinks its clever.

          By 

          from Ma

          About Me Budget Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

              Clever design for airplane enthusiast.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Love the use of parts

              By 

              from Dallas PA

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Sleek Design
              • Sturdy
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

                  He loves airplanes .... great feature for his desk

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes, Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Great gift

                  By 

                  from New Jersey

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

                      A great stocking stuffer for the car enthusiast! Something you don't find in a store and a great conversation piece for his desk. My son thought it was very cool.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes, Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      He loved it!

                      By 

                      from Elmhurst, IL

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Unique

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • It's just a fun piece!

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

                        My father is a retired Air Force fighter pilot. He thought his little plane was fascinating and fun and really enjoyed receiving it.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                         
                        5.0

                        Husband loved this gift

                        By 

                        from Maryland

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

                        My husband loved this gift-took it to work to display on his desk. He is an aircraft mechanic and is also working towards his private pilot license so it was the perfect "just because" gift.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes
                         
                        5.0

                        His favorite Christmas present

                        By 

                        from Carmel, IN

                        About Me Midrange Shopper

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Unique

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about UncommonGoods Spark Plug Plane Paperweight:

                            This was my husband's favorite Christmas present this year... and he got some good ones! Very cool design.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

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