Animal sculptures made of recycled tires

Baseball player Blake McFarland makes cool stuff in the off season, including these sculptures made of old tires:

In what has an air of inevitability, he was commissioned by Goodyear to make some mascots for football teams, and they made a nicely-produced ad that shows some of the process:

He must have quite the handshake from cutting tires with poultry scissors all day.

Blake McFarland: Tire Sculptures