Velociraptor Garden Sculpture Set

Chris Crooks’ fierce velociraptor sculptures add a touch of Cretaceous creativity to your lawn or garden.
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Chris Crooks

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Chris Crooks

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Blast from the (Distant) Past

Velociraptor means "swift thief." Fitting, since these handmade dinosaur sculptures will steal the show in your lawn or garden. Cut from cold rolled steel by metal master Chris Crooks, each delightful dino features details—like fierce claws and silhouetted feathers—that make them stand out, whether you're staking them among bushes or displaying them in a wide-open space. Each set of two raptors includes one small and one large, making them a fun gift for a dino-loving dad, or anyone who wants to add a little Cretaceous creativity to their outdoor decor. Handmade in Arizona.

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Chris Crooks

created by

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 cold rolled steel
Measurements
Small Dino: 34" L x 3" W x 17" H; Large Dino: 46" L x 5" W x 23" H; Stakes: 6" each
Ingredients
Care
Includes four 6" stakes, two for each dinosaur. Wash with hose. Patina will darken over time.
Item ID
49017

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