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I made some things out of rubbish

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Building Candy, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. Narj


    Joined: Feb 19, 2010

    Posts: 12,037

    Location: London

    Yeah, "clutter sculptures" sounds better than "re-purposed rubbish" :D
  2. Semple


    Joined: Mar 5, 2010

    Posts: 6,060

    Very impressive, I too think you're probably selling yourself short, how long do the dogs take?

    I guess if you start producing more of them, then they'll take less time as you'll be used to the process etc.
  3. Screeeech


    Joined: Dec 29, 2014

    Posts: 3,392

    Location: Dublin / LA

    Lol those are great!
  4. Building Candy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 8, 2006

    Posts: 1,266

    Yes exactly right, the first one took me a day of faffing about and trying different sized cans, spoons to get the proportions right. Now if I have the right bits and plenty of tea I can make a dog in about an hour.
  5. Distracted

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Aug 30, 2018

    Posts: 2,134

    Tea for the tins or tea to fuel your creative process? :D
  6. Sankari


    Joined: Dec 29, 2007

    Posts: 24,349

    Location: Adelaide, South Australia

    Damn, these things are bloody amazing! Nice work OP.

  7. Dirk Diggler


    Joined: Jan 6, 2013

    Posts: 13,227

    All the images in the OP have disappeared.
  8. Marzipanogram

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jul 6, 2010

    Posts: 1,113

    Very impressive.
    eBay beckons.
  9. daelo


    Joined: Sep 22, 2009

    Posts: 979

    Looks amazing! Can someone link to the old thread with the Robocop, i'm sure there's plenty that haven't seen, if its the same one I'm thinking of that had lots of machined aluminium parts?
  10. GSXRMovistar


    Joined: Nov 6, 2002

    Posts: 9,311

    Location: London UK

  11. Rids


    Joined: Sep 30, 2008

    Posts: 6,072

    Awesome work, you proved with your Cain model you have real talent.

    In regards to finding a shopfront for this stuff - there has to be a subreddit out there where these things would be a huge hit.
  12. Building Candy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 8, 2006

    Posts: 1,266

    Hello people, I have made another run of dogs and 2 new little robot guys. I will be putting them on ebay soon.

    They all look so happy!





    First one has a sort of grabber dealy and a spiny gun thing, the 2nd has a grabber and I was going for a flame thrower? I ended up spending way too long making bits like the little gas bottle thing, rather than reusing stuff I had.





  13. SupraWez

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 17, 2007

    Posts: 2,154

    Great work...
  14. hominid


    Joined: Nov 22, 2002

    Posts: 2,559

    Location: South UK

    Very cool, well done that man! I like those a lot - especially the dog!

    Also, was going to say about the 'batteries not included' likeness but some have already stated it :)
  15. Brian The Snail


    Joined: Jan 11, 2005

    Posts: 175

    Location: Sunny Suffolk

    Any cats in the plans?
  16. Building Candy

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 8, 2006

    Posts: 1,266

    If I sell all the dogs im defo going to look at it yes
  17. ThePainBarrier


    Joined: Feb 28, 2014

    Posts: 371

    Location: High Peak

    These are amazing! Definitely some talent going into these.

    Let us know when they are up on eBay, will be interested in buying one. Maybe two!
  18. Baron C

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jul 10, 2012

    Posts: 1,455

    Location: So where?

    You are awesome!
  19. SpeedFreak


    Joined: Nov 14, 2002

    Posts: 6,830

    Location: Bristol

    Two suggestions:

    1. Copyright the dog design
    2. Name them Can-ines
  20. Zirax

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Apr 25, 2004

    Posts: 2,483

    Location: Chelmsford

    The newest robot with the red eyes is spot on. If you decide to sell one day then I'm interested.