Farmer Bert Robot Sculpture

Farmer Bert Robot Sculpture


Meet Farmer Bert a one-of-a-kind recycled robot sculpture, meticulously handcrafted to enhance any home decor. From captivating steampunk creations to celebrating the vintage, this unique artwork will bring character and charm to your space.

In the picturesque heart of a quiet Shropshire village, an unassuming workshop tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world came alive with the ingenuity and creativity of its creator, Andy. It was here that the lovable and industrious Farmer Bert was born, emerging from a whimsical collection of thrown-away parts to become a cherished member of the Bert family of robots.

Farmer Bert's story is one of resilience, resourcefulness, and a dash of rural charm. At first glance, he might appear to be just another quirky robot, but a closer look reveals the heartwarming story behind his creation.

The centrepiece of Farmer Bert's personality and character is his tractor, a true testament to Andy's inventive spirit. With a vintage Singer sewing machine motor for an engine, a body crafted from a sewing machine motor armature and a helicopter bearing holder, and wheels made from vintage 2 and 3-inch Meccano wheels and tires, his tractor exudes rustic charm. His seat, fashioned from a helicopter skid erosion plate, adds an extra touch of authenticity to his rural look. And let's not forget the whimsical touches, like the tail light fashioned from a vintage radio valve and the vintage Meccano winch on his rear.

Even Farmer Bert's exhaust is a testament to his unique origins, with a cut-down helicopter antennae adding a touch of character. A red fan from a vintage Meccano set adorns the front of his tractor, proudly announcing his cheerful presence as he goes about his duties.

But what truly brings Farmer Bert to life is his endearing personality. His core, made from an old Bakelite light socket, is the heart of his being. His legs, fashioned from old Singer sewing machine plug sockets, helicopter fork ends, and helicopter wiper motor links, give him the stability and mobility to navigate the fields. His arms, charmingly composed of vintage phono sockets, are ever ready to lend a helping hand. And his head, with an old microscope light source and a theodolite lens for an eye, gives him a unique perspective on the world around him.

Wrapped up in his woolly hat and scarf, Farmer Bert is a beacon of warmth and friendliness. He's not just a robot; he's a testament to the power of imagination and the beauty of repurposing discarded treasures into something extraordinary. With his infectious smile and tireless work ethic, Farmer Bert has become a beloved member of the Shropshire village, bringing joy to all who have the privilege of knowing him.

Just as his unique blend of recycled parts creates a one-of-a-kind robot sculpture with a heartwarming personality, he also teaches us that in the tapestry of life, diversity and individuality are what make our world truly extraordinary. Do, if you ever find yourself in that quiet Shropshire village, don’t be surprised if you spot Farmer Bert tending to his fields radiating warmth and goodwill as he goes about his work. He is not just a testament to the enduring power of creativity and community but a living example of the beauty that emerges when we embrace and celebrate our differences, finding unity in our shared appreciation for the extraordinary.

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Vital Statistics

Weight 1.9kg Length 34cm

Width 13cm Height 26cm

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