What they share in common is the use of materials gathered and re-purposed, for example wood scraps, glass, house paint
, paper, plastic, wire, metal, cassette tapes, books, staples, dishcloths, dirt, flip-flops, toys, dust from the Paris metro.
Among the 6,000 or so oil-hungry items: crayons, disposable diapers,golf balls, panty hose, house paint
, tires, linoleum, soft contactlenses, transparent tape, mops, tents, hair curlers, electric blankets,mineral oil, awnings, ammonia, insecticides, antiseptics, car soundinsulation, car battery cases, ink, paraffin wax, VCR tapes, sunglasses,toilet seats, water pipes, insect repellent, credit cards, ice trays,candles, rubbing alcohol, vitamin capsules, upholstery, putty, permanentpress clothes, electrician's tape, floor wax, eyeglasses, cold cream,shaving cream, bandages, nail polish, hearing aids, petroleum jelly,aspirin, shaving cream, toothbrushes, luggage, yarn, guitar strings,false teeth, ballpoint pens, heart valves, balloons, umbrellas, perfume,and pillows.
Whether breaking in virgin marble in some far-flung corner of the planet, slapping curbs with his bros back in Chula, or painting rasta colors on the roof of his '92 limo with house paint
, Tommy is completely, honestly, and incessantly going for it.