Gardiners Recycled Robots
Dan breathes life into these wonderful creations in his workshop in Bristol, using all manner of found and recycled materials.
Each work oozes a character and personality all of it's own, usually suggested by the materials used.
Each piece is truly unique and is accompanied by a fact sheet detailing the creatures d.o.b, the materials used and a potted biography.
Parts: Ice buckets, toy parts, lid, desert bowls, pressure cooker, spotlight parts, clock parts, asthma inhaler canister, salt and pepper shakers, fan-casing
DoB: 28th June 2018
Akira is a rescue robot, equipped with powerful claws to lift heavy objects and a jetpack to reach the most difficult of places. Akira’s mission is to help those in need.
He is magnificent at 90cm tall.
Parts: Salt grinder, egg cup, candle holder, spotlight parts, cupboard hinges, pie dish, ink wells, torch part, cocktail mixer part.
DoB: 6th July 2018
Brian is a failed body guard robot, failing for being too kind and bright. He is currently looking for work and a place to sleep, can pay in hugs.
Parts: Frying pan, towel holders, computer parts, bike parts, egg cups, plumbing parts, torch, brackets, tin, milk jug, bowl, coins, asthma inhaler canister, lightning parts, spanner. DoB: 29th January 2018
Fernando is a DIY robot who enjoys trying to fix things. Unfortunately, his results are not always very good and he has been known to break more than he fixes.
Parts: Frying pan, tobacco tins, spotlights, fan-casing, voltage meter, tin openers, door handles, candle holders, vintage toy parts, blow torch, bottle tops, type writer parts, engine casing, camera flash.
D.o.b 23rd July 2018
Torch is head of the RPS (robot postal service) and is responsible for ensuring all post reaches its destination on time and in good condition. A real stickler for time and order.
Approx' 58cm tall.
Parts: Light switches, tongs, bottle tops, metal jugs, keys, shelf brackets, buttons, washers, wire, spotlight parts. DoB: 26th August 2018.
Dent was a panel beater with a joyless job until one day hearing a robotic ‘meow’ from underneath a car. He discovered a robotic cat called Scratch and the two have been inseparable ever since.
Parts: Measuring bowl, spoons, mint tin, screws, toy wooden block, metal rod, wire, spring, bolts.
DoB: 26th April 2018
Leone is a champion fishing robot having won many angling competitions. Renowned for its patience and deft of touch, Leone is a fishing force to be reckoned with. Approx' 17cm