Custom Sculptures made from Recycled Metal by Tom Samui
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My friend Tom Samui makes these custom sculptures out of recycled car and motorcycle parts. He’s based in Switzerland and looking to expand his customer base. Me being an old friend and a sculptor in the US, he’s asked me to assist and collaborate with him.
He and his team have been perfecting these sculptures over the last fourteen 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 and then clicking on the little zoom symbol in the top right corner.
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 33 feet (10 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.
If you’re interested, please get in touch.
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