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Mechanical Arthropods by AMechanicalMind Mechanical Arthropods by AMechanicalMind
From the guy who brought you A Mechanical Scorpion [link] come these little clockwork fellows.

Mantis:
Buy here: [link]
Made completely of watch parts. The body is made with stems, spring bars, and a balance stem. Legs are made with watch stems. Front legs contain cut brass gears as grippers. Head is an escapement holder that has been bent to accept the eyes, which are winding stems ends that have been sanded down. The wings are made of watch faces that have been cut and bent into wing shapes.
30mm wide 42mm front to back 37mm tall

Dragonfly:
Buy here: [link]
Wings: Cut and shaped watch faces. A face gear acts as a wing tie in
Body: Spring bars, winding stem knob.
Head: Spring Bar, eyes are wing stem knobs
Legs: Many watch stems
Stand: Antique watch case ring, winding stem
Dimensions: 54mm wide by 48mm tall (bottom of base to eyeball height) by 38mm front to back

Arachnid sculpture (L):
Sold! [link]
Watch stems, bearing assembly, lightbulb. Eight legs, four stems each leg, thirty two soldered leg joints. Abdomen is a tiny automotive lightbulb. Cephalothorax consists of four watch stems, a brass and steel bearing assembly, and some sort of nickle and brass cylinder.
Measures 38mm wide by 37mm front to back, 21mm tall

Clockworkwork Spider No. 2:
Buy here: [link]
Body is made from spring bars, stems, and a bearing assembly. Abdomen is a small automotive light (no, it doesn't light up) Legs are many different watch stems. All pieces are soldered together into this new, creepy, yet very friendly lifeform.
28mm wide by 40mm front to back by 20mm tall

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Mechanical Arthropods by *AMechanicalMind ( Suggested by spring-sky and Featured by Talty )
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Alyanna9 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The spiders are really really cool Clap 
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TheDarkestCookie Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
This is soo amazing!!! Can you make a tutorial one time???? Please!!!
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MidgarZolom Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Okay, I have to say, these are all pretty wicked cool. I love the idea of using the light bulbs for the spiders' abdomens. That is just way cool. I also really like the wings on the dragonfly.
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didou4u Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
I love!!!!!!!! Very original!!! Good job
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DW-Adele Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this so, it's very creative.
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Aslehill12 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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He-Who-Smiles Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Those are really cool! I would be happy to have them crawling around the house.
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Karinta Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Student General Artist
Wonderful.
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KodachiPhantomhive Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh, I love it very much!! :iconlachoirplz:
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GreyCorbie Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012   Traditional Artist
That's really cool! So the spiders light up?
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