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Auto parts sculpture, 'Rustic Forklift' - Collectible Recycled Auto Parts and Metal Sculpture Curate

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Collectible Recycled Auto Parts and Metal Sculpture, "Rustic Forklift"

Mexico's Armando Ramirez enjoys the fine art of recycling as he transforms a... more

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Mexico's Armando Ramirez enjoys the fine art of recycling as he transforms a variety of discarded metal as well as auto and bicycle parts into a sturdy forklift sculpture. Ramirez crafts the sculpture with steel sheets for the machine's main body and roof, while ball bearings and bicycle chains become the wheels. A car's field separator becomes the seat, and an assortment of nails and tubes become essential components of this spectacular sculpture.

Ramírez prefers not to give his sculptures a fine polished finish, therefore smudges and scratches may be present.

  • 4.26 kgs
  • 9.4 lbs
  • 27 cm H x 15 cm W x 39 cm D
  • 10.75" H x 6" W x 15.25" D

  • Recycled metal
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Each work is unique. Recycled parts will vary from piece to piece based on availability.
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Armando Ramirez has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $3500 and the most recent for $4000. Proceeds were used to buy materials and also a machine for soldering his metal art.

Armando has built his workshop and is now able to give work to other artisans to continue expanding his craft all over the world.

Armando has received 1st place from the regional contest of the Jaliscience Institute of Crafts for his sculptures.

Armando uses and continues to pass down traditional techniques to his children, who now carry on his same methods.

Armando is a very dedicated father. He has two children that he supports financially.

Armando's income helps pay for the education of his two daughters.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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