Welcome to Appel's Bolt People!®
you'll find hand crafted metal sculptures welded from nuts and
bolts. Arizona artist Steve Appel constructs his metal
sculptures from common nuts and bolts, utilizing metal and
heat to create free-standing sculptures.
Most pieces are approx 4-5 inches high &
sit on a 3x3 inch steel base.
This site includes a
sampling of Steve's original hand crafted figurative metal art
and metal sculpture Bolt People®
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These wonderful and sometimes whimsical sculptures serve as
an alternative source for trophies and executive gifts and
they make great presents for the "hard-to-shop-for" people on
Made from found items and recycled materials, each piece
is unique. NO two pieces are ever alike; each has its own
Browse through the on-line galleries and view the metal
figures constructed of welded metals, ball bearings, and nuts
and bolts depicting
professional and medical occupations,
and recreational activities. You'll be amazed at the
variety of subjects available such as snowboardering, scuba
diving, baseball, soccer, tennis, hockey, golf, wheelchair
sports, gymnastics, skydiving, motorcyclists, beauticians,
chefs, OBGYNs, ophthalmologists, firemen, lawyers, all types
of musicians, and much more.
Arizona artist Steve Appel showcases his figurative works
at numerous shows and gift shops throughout the country.
These collectible metal sculptures made from nuts and bolts
are a great conversation piece and will be enjoyed for many
years to come.