The definition of craftsmanship. (in Off-topic)

Timberwolf April 2 2006 11:39 PM EDT

Anyone know any story behind this, it is simply amazing.

Mech Sculpture

Stephen April 3 2006 1:41 AM EDT

Here's the specs:
Height: 16.93” (43 cm)
Weight: 13.2 lb (6 kg)
Number of parts: 920 (of which 101 are found in each hand)
Number of mobile parts: 85
Material: Bronze and stainless steel

The parts are all handmade. The object comes with a magnetic base which can be de-activated. All joints are adjustable and easy to remodel, allowing the object to take on any position.

Limited to a maximum of 25 original, handmade metal sculptures.

QBPixel Sage April 3 2006 3:58 AM EDT

Wow, that is amazing. Nice find =D

[T]Vestax April 3 2006 4:08 AM EDT

I'll take 2. Got change for a twenty?

Seriously though, that is amazing skill, patients, and planning.

Stephen April 3 2006 4:24 AM EDT

You won't get change for a Twenty (grand), they cost 30,000 Euros each!

Maelstrom April 3 2006 9:37 AM EDT

And they look like they're worth it! That sculpture is amazing!

\me forwards the link to his artist brother...

Timberwolf April 3 2006 2:17 PM EDT

More pictures and info on this amazing piece: - Better pictures than original link - Same pictures as original link, includes some background on the creator and the construction.

Thanks go out to Stephen for sending these two links to me.
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