You know what they say, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. That wise saying is especially true with these geeks, who have turned ordinary scrap metal into works of art to say the least. Continue reading to see all five of our picks.

1. Transformers

Though these life-sized scrap metal Transformers may not be the first, they most certainly are the most detailed creations we’ve come across — built by the Chinese sculptor of Megatron fame. Whether it be Optimus or Bumblebee, he has got fans covered.

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2. Predator

While nothing beats the real thing, this awesome Predator statue made from scrap metal is a worthy alternative to having an alien lifeform standing in your living room. On the bright side, you won’t have to worry about this thing obliterating you.

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3. Wall-E

Measuring 47-inches tall, this amazing Wall-E sculpture is made entirely of scrap metal, proving that one man’s junk can definitely be treasure for someone else, Kreatworks in this case.

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4. Aliens Motorcycle

What do you get when you combine artistic talent, scrap metal, and countless hours of work? This awesome Aliens-inspired motorcycle of course, which was created by 54-year-old Roongrojna Sangwongprisarn of Thailand.

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5. Nike Air Max 2011 Sneakers

You may have seen others, but these Nike Air Max 2011 sneakers are just scream geek. Artist Gabriel Dishaw of Indianapolis recreated them “in an archaic technological style which embodies old computer parts and even a 747 airplane oxygen mask.”

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Bonus – Burning Laser