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Tom Samui’s Junk Elf: from Recycled Car Parts, Not from Rivendell

by Range
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Swiss artist Tom Samui has been creating junkyard wonders for the last decade or so. He works with a team of 15 people creating these amazing sculptures made out of recycled automobile parts, like this intricate elf:

tom samui switzerland artist junkyard engine elf

Tom has created hundreds of these sculptures, entirely made out of scrap car and motorcycle parts. You’ll find animals, vehicles, people, creatures from fantasy and even some furniture in his collection. Many of the sculptures aren’t small, either. His T-Rex is about 28 feet in height. The build process involves collecting cars from a junkyard, then sorting through the parts. Then they are cleaned, and welded together, then polished and lacquered. Nothing is wasted.

tom samui switzerland artist junkyard engine elf

It takes about 400 hours to complete a large sculpture. This translates to about two to three months.

Tom has recently started to collaborate with his friend Marco Mahler, and they are available for custom work. Check it out here if you want them to make you a special sculpture.

tom samui switzerland artist junkyard engine elf

[via DesignYouTrust]

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Comments (2):

  1. LAWNMOWERS Ireland says:

    Thank you so much for your very good and helpful information………………

  2. Suzanne says:

    Wow!!! Absolutely amazing and beautiful! Thank you for sharing your talent! I would love to see more.

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