Typewriter Guns

Photo credit: Ravi Zupa

Artist Ravi Zupa has given new life to old typewriters, in the form of antique gun sculptures. In addition to typewriter parts, he used everyday things, like scrap metal, staplers, and more, to complete each one. “These pieces are constructed from disassembled antique typewriters. Some have stapler components and scrap metal. Everything is held together with welds, bolts and rivots,” said Ravi. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Typewriter Guns
Typewriter Guns
Typewriter Guns
Typewriter Guns
Typewriter Guns
Typewriter Guns

“The ammunition is composed of Speedball pen nibs and used bullet cartridges of various sizes. The pen tip is held in place with a piece of a standard number 2 pencil. Each cartridge is laser etched with the saw and hatchet symbol,” adds Ravi.