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Indonesian Man Creates a ‘Bionic Arm’ from Scrap Metal

Bali welding workshop owner I Wayan Sumardana suffered a stroke six months ago, which paralyzed his left arm. Using bits and pieces from his workshop, the vocational high school graduate cobbled together an arm brace. Continue reading »

Universo Chatarra: The Scrap Universe of Alejandro Burdisio

Argentinian artist Alejandro Burdisio (previously) presents us with a melancholy future that does not forget the past. After studying architecture and sharpening his pencils as a draftsman, Burdisio has made a career for himself as a concept artist. Continue reading »

Lithuanian Artist Created These Sculptures Using Nothing But Scrap Materials

According to Artūras Tamašauskas: “Hello, I am Artūras, an artist from Lithuania, creating sculptures and assemblies from scrap metal. Continue reading »

American Artist Brings Recycled Materials Back To Life, Here Are Some Of His Incredible Sculptures

What do you see when looking at an unused fork, a screw, a car part, and other scraps? Most of us see something that belongs in a dump, except for Brian Mock, a sculptor and a metal revolutionist who is bringing reclaimed materials back to life in a form of spectacular sculpture art. Continue reading »

Artists Upcycle Metal Scrap Into Fantastic Sculptures Of Famous Movie Characters

One could say that cold, raw, industrial and warlike metal has nothing in common with art. A group of artists called Kreatworks is the first to bust this myth. Located in Phatumthanee, Thailand, Kreatworks produce incredibly detailed sculptures from scrap metal (useless auto, motorcycle and machine parts) and other recycled materials. They have over 12 years of experience in Steampunk & Recycled metal arts. Continue reading »

Polish Artist Turns Scrap Metal Into Incredible Sculptures

Sebastian Kucharski is an artist from Poland. He builds amazing works from scrap metal. Continue reading »

‘Game Of Thrones’ and ‘League Of Legends ‘Inspired Jewelry Made Out Of Scrap Metal

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Meet “Calisto Breeze“, the creative handmade jewelry workshop by George and Carolina Breeze. Recently launched a new collection of handmade jewelry which was inspired by their favorite TV show and favorite online game: Game of Thrones and League of Legends! Continue reading »

Astonishing Giant Sculptures Made From Scrap Wood By Thomas Dambo

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Thomas Dambo is an artist and designer who specializes in making art pieces, sculptures, furniture and anything you / I can imagine out of trash, also known as recycled materials. He also gives a lot of speeches about upcycling and arranges workshops for schools, companies etc. teaching people to build stuff from trash. Continue reading »

Old Farm Equipment And Scrap Metal Turned Into Stunning Sculptures

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South Dakotan sculptor John Lopez creates life-sized scrap metal sculptures with a uniquely Western American twist. In his hands, old discarded farm equipment is recycled into sculptures of iconic creatures from the American West like a bison, a horse plowing a field, or a Texas Longhorn. Continue reading »

Chinese Man Builds Himself Bionic Hands from Scrap Metal

Sun Jifa, a 51-year-old Chinese man who lost his hands while he was building a bomb for blast fishing managed to build himself bionic arms after 8 years of planning and creating many prototypes. He couldn’t afford hospital’s prosthetics limbs but still had to work on the family farm, so he decided to build his own, and 8 years later, this is the result. (365JiLin) Continue reading »

Beautiful Bicycle Monday: Scrap City Cycles

A bicycle designed and built by my brother, Kameron Klimes. His custom-built bicycle startup, Scrap City Cycles, is based in St. Louis, USA. He is also producing small-batch, handmade leather goods for bicycles using locally sourced vegetable-tanned leather from the oldest tannery in the midwest. For anyone interested in a custom bike of their own feel free to contact Kameron at kjklimes@gmail.com Continue reading »