Helibert Robot Sculpture

Helibert Robot Sculpture


Helibert, the recycled robot sculpture, is a masterpiece of scrap art that seamlessly blends elements of steampunk and innovation. Beyond being a work of art, he serves as an exquisite interior design piece, a conversation starter in any room he graces. With his helicopter-inspired design, Helibert transcends mere aesthetics; he embodies the spirit of recycling and the boundless creativity that can be achieved when one sees the potential in discarded materials. Helibert is not just a sculpture; he is a testament to the harmonious fusion of artistry, sustainability, and the allure of the helicopter's mechanical marvels.

Once upon a time, in a quaint workshop nestled on the outskirts of a bustling city, there lived a gifted artist and helicopter engineer named Andy. Andy was a man of many talents, but his true passion lay in the art of recycling. He found beauty and potential in discarded materials, and it was this passion that led him to embark on a remarkable artistic journey, one that would give birth to Helibert, a unique member of the Bert family of recycled robot sculptures.

Andy's workshop was a treasure trove of forgotten treasures—pieces of history that others had discarded. Among the clutter, he stumbled upon an antique wooden shoe last. Its worn surface told the story of countless footsteps, and Andy saw in it the potential for something extraordinary. With a twinkle in his eye, he decided that this would become Helibert's helicopter fuselage.

As he worked tirelessly in his workshop, Andy scoured his collection of vintage tin plate Meccano sets to find the perfect front wheels for Helibert. These wheels, with their intricate designs and nostalgic charm, would become an integral part of Helibert's character. And so, the transformation began.

For Helibert's rear wheel, Andy repurposed an old chair caster. This unassuming piece would ensure that Helibert could glide across any surface with grace and agility. It was a symbol of Andy's commitment to giving new life to discarded objects, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant.

The heart of Helibert, his engine, was an awe-inspiring choice. Andy had a background in helicopter engineering, and he knew just the right radio-controlled airplane engine to use. It was a testament to his expertise and his ability to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Helibert's rotor, a vintage wooden propeller from a radio-controlled airplane, gave him an authentic and whimsical appearance. It was as if he had been plucked from the golden age of aviation and brought into the world anew.

As Andy continued to work his magic, he incorporated a vintage otoscope into Helibert's design. This otoscope, now serving as a compass, added a touch of nostalgia and a hint of adventure to Helibert's character.

But the true genius of Helibert lay in the details. His body was ingeniously crafted from a Singer sewing machine power lead, a testament to Andy's resourcefulness and commitment to sustainability. His head and arms were fashioned from vintage jack plugs, giving him a personality that was both endearing and quirky.

Helibert emerged from Andy's workshop as a work of art, a recycled robot sculpture that told a story of sustainability, creativity, and the limitless possibilities that could be unlocked when one saw the world through the eyes of an artist like Andy. Helibert became a beloved member of the Bert family, captivating the hearts of all who encountered him and reminding them that beauty could be found in the most unexpected places.

And so, Helibert, the recycled robot sculpture born from the imagination of Andy, continued to inspire and enchant, proving that even in a world filled with discarded materials, there is always room for art, innovation, and the magic of transformation.

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Vital Statistics:

Weight 1.38Kg

Height 25cm

Length 31cm

Width 11.5cm / Rotor Diameter 28cm

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