Each item pictured was fabricated from junk 1950
and 1960 automobile parts by a gentleman in Australia.
A Very Creative Guy.
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This is the man
that converts parts
of cars scrapped
of dollars. The
using salvaged old
One of the pieces,
a ram of spark
plugs, sold for a
His sculptures are
made of gears,
that the artist can
After spending weeks dedicated to locate suitable pieces,
James meticulously cleans every part and welds them together.
He said: "I was working in a warehouse of scrap and type I know, that ran stock car
races. They showed me a Trophy winner fact with levers of change." "I looked at it and
I thought that I could do a much better job so I started making my own sculptures.”
"After a period of
began to become
more and more
into what I was
doing and now
what I do wins
me a life, it is a
"On average, each
piece takes a little
over two weeks of
work, but the
larger pieces can
take much longer”,
Corbett lives in
Australia with his
Sculptures using pieces of old cars; the French
and British cars are James’ favorites to retrieve.
James says that welding and the sculpture of the parts is not the part that consumes the
most time of the artist. "Often the longest part of the process is finding the old parts that
are suitable for sculpture."
The sculptor is exhibiting his work in the Gallery.
"My two favorite pieces I've created for this
exhibition are the ram and the wild boar,” he says.