Custom sculptures made from recycled metal

My elementary and middle school friend Tom Samui from Switzerland makes these custom sculptures out of recycled car and motorcycle parts. He’s looking to expand his customer base and he’s asked me to collaborate with him.

He and his team have been perfecting these sculptures over the last ten years. Once a month they go to a junk yard and cart away a truckload of old car and motorcycle parts. The pieces are cleaned and sorted by type; nothing is thrown away. All pieces are welded together, polished and varnished with special anti-rust lacquer. It takes about 400 hours of work to complete a large sculpture. The details and the quality of the work can be seen especially on the deer and the American Indian on the horse by clicking on the images (below).

Whether you have a drawing, a photo, a model, an idea; he can make almost any object in any size between 3 feet (1 meter) and 26 feet (8 meters). If the sculpture is smaller than 3 feet (1 meter) the minimum order is 20 pieces. The larger pieces can be taken apart into up to 10 pieces and can be transported to almost anywhere in the world. Production time for custom pieces is two to three months.

Custom sculptures made from recycled metal in metals art  with Sculpture Recycled parts Motorcycle Metal custom Automotive

Custom sculptures made from recycled metal in metals art  with Sculpture Recycled parts Motorcycle Metal custom Automotive

Custom sculptures made from recycled metal in metals art  with Sculpture Recycled parts Motorcycle Metal custom Automotive

++ More information at Marco Mahler website !

5 Comments

  1. Carol - January 1, 2012

    I hope i can own of this amaze project But i can’t ……

  2. arTjan - January 2, 2012

    wow….looks like hr giger in a new format…..COOLLLLL !

  3. enrique rafael conde gaggioni - January 4, 2012

    muy buenos trabajos ,el tamaño es ideal,un abrazo desde malaga españa.Te invito a que visites mi espacio y veras algo distinto en el concepto del reciclado de ordenadores.Felicitaciones

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