lockwasher: robot sculptures lockwasher: robot sculptures
jul 30, 2010

lockwasher: robot sculptures


american artist lockwasher creates robot sculptures using found objects. while his initial interest started with building ray guns, he soon began making these robotic characters after accumulating an overwhelming amount of ‘garbage’ in his garage.

detail of legs made from vintage shoe stretcher

‘BR2D2’ uses a 4.7 liter keg and measures in over at 16 inches tall.

detail of flashlight ‘eye’




derived from disney’s ‘meet the robinsons’ movie, ‘doris’ is made from an all aluminum horn mute ‘hat’,  a series of bicycle reflector arms,  cantilever bike brakes and a microscope lens.

‘doris’ detail

‘rocking racquet rover’ 12′ x 17′ x 8′

the main components of the ‘rock racquet rover’ are: steel thermos, wooden tennis racquet, measuring cup and spoon, flashlight housing, vegetable steamer parts and an all aluminum garlic press.

‘rocking racquet rover’ side view

‘robo pup’

complete with a secret stash compartment, ‘robo pup’ is designed with wooden shoes, a pivoting electric fan motor head, ears composed of an aluminum dental impression tray and a tail made from the finial of an old lamp.

‘robo pup’

‘mobile phone man’

‘lancer robot’

the main body of the ‘lancer’ robot uses an ANSCO lancer camera made in west germany in the 1950s, which offers twelve exposures in 127 film.

left: mix master robot right: stilko robot

‘lunch box rod’

‘stereo dog’ sketch

‘mobile phone’ man sketch

‘lunch box rod’ sketch

‘robo dog’ sketch

via awesomer

  • I love the beer one and mobile phone man. I’m definitely bookmarking these to blog about in the future. – [url=https://www.designboom.com]evology[/url]

    evologynow says:
  • I have a friend that does robo lamps..check it out:


    muchacha says:
  • Niice!

    Theodor ödlund says:

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