What does a knitting machine mechanic do in his spare time?

Update: The shop at 10 Wilson Street in Geraldine that housed the mosaic and giant jersey has closed.

One knitting machine mechanic broke the teeth off industrial knitting machine disks until he had 1,500,000 pieces. He then stuck those 1,500,000 pieces down with masking tape until he had a 34 metre metal canvas. Why? He wanted to re-create a mosaic version of the Bayeux Tapestry, and after 20 years of breaking, sticking, drawing and painting, Michael Linton did it!

Guinness Book of Records - world's largest spring steel mosaic

Guinness Book of Records – world’s largest spring steel mosaic

Given Michael’s dedication it might not come as a surprise … Read the rest