Here is a 6 foot tall robot project made from the best of junk

December 25th, 2008 in member junk     
ultrajunk ultrajunk, member
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Here is my 60's tin robot style sculture project i have been working on..he will stand a bit over 6' tall when finished..he is made only with the very best of my junk. The head started off as an old battery charger box..the body is a vintage heater..the eyes are 1940's jeep running lights. his arms are working out perfect they are made from the dryer vents on the back of a home dryer and some vintage pan lids..he will light up finished. Can't decide if i want to keep him with some good patina..looking like a neglected robot or make him a nice new shinny right off the robot showroom. Hmmm!


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, artwork, glass, funky, industrial, whimsical, fun, retro, chic, wire, paint, alternative, 60s

Comments (18)

ultrajunk writes: Stephanie...thanks for all you comments on my stuff. Welcome to junkmarket..glad to have you. Everyone on this site is super cool.

Damon Posted: 5:51 am on January 2nd
mosaicmoon writes: Oh wow! This is SO AWESOME! Amazing. Really. Posted: 11:10 pm on January 1st
JUNKFORFUN writes: OH MY GOSH, WE WERE ALMOST TWINS! BUT I'M NOT SURE HOW MUCH MORE WISDOM I GOT IN THOSE 8 EXTRA DAYS.
Posted: 11:08 am on December 31st
ultrajunk writes: Yes ladies i think i might have to go with the patina...Junkforfun....i like your comment about "aged robot" never thought about it like that. Maybe your a bit wiser than me as you came around on the 19th of may 66 and i did not get here till the 27 of may 66... lol.

Damon Posted: 9:18 pm on December 30th
JUNKFORFUN writes: VERY COOL. IF YOU'RE TAKING A VOTE, I HAVE TO GO PATINA.
IT'S ALSO KIND OF IRONIC THAT WAY. AN "AGED" ROBOT. Posted: 1:05 pm on December 30th
ultrajunk writes: Hmmm..seems like everyone likes the rusty patina..so now i am torn! Yea i can't wait to get him finished..i still don't know what i will use for his lower body yet. Glad everyone likes him.

Damon Posted: 5:49 pm on December 29th
upyourattic writes: Wonderful - of course, you have to keep the old patina and name him RUSTY the ROBOT!

I cannot wait to see him finished and look forward to all of your creations! Thanks so much for sharing!
Patti Posted: 2:45 pm on December 29th
csudderth writes: This is just too cool for words!
Christy Posted: 4:11 pm on December 28th
SnowmanHill writes: WOW! He's amazing! Posted: 3:52 pm on December 28th
georgiamoon writes: OMG! what else can I say? Georgia Posted: 3:10 pm on December 27th
bridiemurphy writes: What will you name him? great junk...the jeep pieces...brilliant, and he lights up? over the top, my dear, simply over the top! Posted: 8:41 am on December 27th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: He's really fantastic! I can picture him both ways...with his current patina emerging from a pile of rusty junk. But then again, your previous high-heeled shoe post looked awesome all bright and shiny new!

Can't wait to see him finished.
Candy Posted: 5:31 pm on December 26th
ultrajunk writes: Thanks for all the great comments...i can't wait to get him finished. For some reason i keep seeing him very shinny with that new robot smell. The patina sure would be a lot easier...looking like i just bought him at the robot junkyard. Then i would have to give him a couple dents here and there. Posted: 4:49 pm on December 26th
apparition writes: How inspiring! Great work!
Melynda Posted: 4:37 pm on December 26th
junkermidge writes: He is awesome. You must be having a riot making him. I say patina, patina, patina.
Midge Posted: 4:13 pm on December 26th
kopykatkim writes: WOW!!!!!! You could be the next DR. FRANKENSTEIN !!!!! He is Fab. Great Work.

Kim Posted: 12:04 pm on December 26th
suewhitney writes: Very cool. Will he clean the house and make dinner when he is done? I'm voting for the good patina! Nice work.

Cheers!
Sue Posted: 10:42 am on December 26th
catbishop writes: He's really great. Posted: 9:16 pm on December 25th
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