Ithaca Children's Garden Sign Project

What do you think of using bicycle rims to create the dome of the turtle, like these:
https://www.google.com/search?q=bicycle+rim+dome&client=safari&rls=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=I87SVMSeCtDlsASM74LQAw&ved=0CB8QsAQ&biw=1310&bih=884#imgdii=_

and in particular this one:

I think upscaled parts would appeal to the ICG aesthetic.

wow, that’s great.