Recycling Metal

Projects to gives you some inspirations for recycling metal.

Metal Sculpture Recycled Chess Pieces

By gille monte ruici

Don’t buy cheesy, cheap discount store chessmen. Instead, make your Recycled Chess Pieces. No special skills or techniques are required. The industrial artwork movement, as well as the steampunk art […]

Upcycled Rain Gutter Shelf Stores Kitties / Chats De Gouttières

By sylvie

We built this Upcycled Rain Gutter initially as a sun-drenched place to put our plants during the winter. However, we’ve found that it makes an excellent place to store those […]

Post-apocalyptic Metal Robot Art Haunts Your Future

By InvokalInk

The war raged on between the Robocrons and the Mechanaughts for centuries. Once the machine army had risen up to take control there was little hope left for humanity. Where once they had built our vehicles, grown our food and even cleaned our homes, now they served up only justice. Cold, calculating revenge as reparations for decades of beck and call. It started in the factories. Repair people going missing here and there, ‘power off’ switches mysteriously disappearing. Products shipping out with deadly-gas-inflated popping packing. Drones dive bombing O.A.Ps in the market…

Upcycled 6ft Wood-burning Dragon Sculpture

By Neokentin

I made this 6ft Wood-burning Dragon Sculpture using upcycled metal scraps. The Dragon Wood Burner contains a 15kg gas bottle inside with a 4-inch flue surrounded by 10mm structural skeleton. A […]

Turn Old Plates Into License Plate Planters

By Patrick Hoesterey

I made these cool planters from vintage American license plates. Read on for DIY instructions!

Stop-motion Video: Upcycled Mechanical Whippet Puppet

By Neokentin

This is BITZ. Using my pet whippets as inspiration I set myself the challenge to build a functional stop-motion puppet using the random junk I had in my toolbox. There was no design or drawing before I started, her creation was an exploration into the balance between style and function.

Restored Singer Industrial Sewing Machine

By HeatherStiletto

Sometimes recycling, upcycling, etc., is RESTORING something back to its original functionality. Here is my 1918 model 43-5 Singer Industrial Sewing Machine that I had to do a lot of […]

Unique Sci-fi Robot Junk Sculptures Will Keep You Guessing!

By Neokentin

A few years ago I wanted to start making more art and also wanting to reuse, recycle, repurpose more. So after some experimentation, I combined my love for all things […]

Top 5 Recycled Art Ideas July 2017 Chosen By You!

By HeatherStiletto

As always, we’re grateful for the amazing ideas you all create and share at recylart.org. Please enjoy the top 5 Recycled Art Ideas July 2017 as chosen by you! #1 Art […]

Upcycled Metal Mask Sculpture From Machine Shop Cutoffs!

By Neokentin

Full mask made with machine shop drops welded together. First I made a cement mold with a plastic mask. The hard part was grounding the parts because cement will not conduct electricity.

Life-size Horse's Head Horseshoe Sculpture

By Horseshoes4Hounds

The building of a horseshoe horse head.

Top 5 Upcycled Project Ideas June 2017

By HeatherStiletto

Upcycling and recycling are the creative ability to look at a discarded object and see other purposes – and then create your vision. Here are the top 5 Project Ideas […]

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