Scrap metal soldier built from horse shoes and spanners to commemorate Great War - video and report

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05 January 2017
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A huge scrap metal soldier has been built from horse shoes and spanners to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

A huge scrap metal soldier has been built from horse shoes and spanners to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, ITV news has reported.

The figure stands more than six metres high and was built by Slovakian artist and blacksmith Martin Galbavy, for a private client in Sherborne, Dorset.

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​The soldier took three months to make and will continue to weather and rust whilst on display, giving him the look of a war-weary serviceman.

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