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Clockwork Spider No 4 (Hand for size) by AMechanicalMind Clockwork Spider No 4 (Hand for size) by AMechanicalMind
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This is a hand assembled and very realistic mechanical Spider made from the recycled parts of old watches.

His legs consist of some 24 different watch winding stems that have been broken into the various "leg" parts and then soldered at the joints (with lead free silver bearing solder) into a very lifelike position. The legs themselves required 32 very tiny soldered points.

The legs were attached to a body made of soldered strap springs, watch stems, and a nickle and brass cylinder pulled from a watch.

The abdomen was created from a tiny dead automotive light bulb whose leads are attached to the body with solder.

There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.

Dimensions: 38mm wide by 47mm front to back by 22mm tall. He comes with a 3" by 4" glass dome with walnut base for display. He is extremely fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.


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:icontsukimayo:
tsukimayo Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Student Writer
do these actually move?
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:iconamechanicalmind:
AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Not unless I push them across the table. I've not yet learned how to imbue life. That's in generation 2.

But seriously, they are all static, having soldered joints.
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:icontsukimayo:
tsukimayo Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Student Writer
That's freaking cool
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:iconironmasker:
ironmasker Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012
cute!!!
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GCXJONEZ Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Student General Artist
i love your creations :)
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warmteardrops Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Student General Artist
this is really cool:) it's really interesting :D i love it:)
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jkiddo223 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Student Writer
This is amazing. I love your work; it's so quirky, and has so much personality. Everything you make is precise and neat, up to the tiniest details! How long did he take you to make?
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red--june Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
awesomely creative
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RealREDTiGER Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish to see an animation with this clockwork insects...
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:icon15luccahunter:
15LuccaHunter Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your insect crafts! This is one of my favourites. I love how you refer to the spider as 'he' in the description!
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