Ann Arbor Weather:
Thursday October 19, 2017
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
drawing of a VW bug with anvil on top

Heavy metal Bug

Scott Lankton's anvil on wheels

From the July, 2014 issue

"I thought it was so cool. I couldn't resist it," says Scott Lankton about Black Betty, the 1976 Volkswagen Beetle he purchased three years ago. (The Ram Jam 1977 cover hit "Black Betty," playing on the radio on the way home, inspired Betty's name.) With some eye-catching modifications, it now advertises his work as a custom metalworker and blacksmith artist.

 
Bookmark and Share
>> next page
all on one page

You might also like:

A Family Story In The Digitized Michigan Daily, by Tim Athan
Jim Harbaugh's Challenge
After sending a record number of players to the NFL, the hyperkinetic coach rebuilds under pressure.
Craig Ross
Photo: Toyota Takes on Two
The Mindfulness Experiment
My yearlong search for inner calm
Shelley Daily
Dreamers in Limbo
Washington gyrations feed anxiety on campus.
Michael Betzold
Suicide Prevention
After three deaths, the schools step up their efforts to support students.
Julie Halpert
Comedy, Storytelling, & Performance Art
Nightspots: Earle
Cosmogonic Tattoos
Jim Cogswell's ode to U-M artifacts
Lindsay-Jean Hard
Photo: 2nd Annual Recovery Softball Game
Regent Hotel
Senior Living Communties 734-677-0071
spark ann arbor