13 Dec '11, 5pm

Incredible 3D Sculptures Made of Recycled Skateboard Decks

Incredible 3D Sculptures Made of Recycled Skateboard Decks

From kitchen tiles to iPhone cases , recycled skateboards are turning up everywhere -- instead of ending up in landfills. Japanese sculptor Haroshi -- who is also an avid skateboarder -- began collecting old skateboards some years ago as part of his passion, and his art pieces, meticulously made out of recycled decks, are a natural evolution of that. Haroshi/via According to Haroshi's website : His creations are born through styles such as wooden mosaic, dots, and pixels; where each element, either cut out in different shapes or kept in their original form, are connected in different styles, and shaven into the form of the final art piece. Haroshi/via But stacking these decks to create sculptures aren't as easy as you think: contrary to popular belief, no two skateboards are necessarily the same, since their shapes differ according to factory, brand, and popular skaters’ s...

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