27 Mar '15, 6pm

From trash to Transformers: A father-son team earns over $160,000 building giant robots from junk

empire is big in China, so the recycled larger-than-life models are drawing quite a bit of attention there. Yu Zhilin of Zhangmu saw the exploding success of the films as a promising business opportunity for himself and his son. The intrepid builder actually has a background in fine arts, so a project like this was right up his alley. Working in an abandoned factory and some internet-sourced photos, the two set out to build their first model. It was so difficult that it took three years to complete, but the challenge only inspired them to continue.

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