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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 )
:icondidou4u:
I love!!!!!!!! Very original!!! Good job
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KodachiPhantomhive Sep 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh, I love it very much!! :iconlachoirplz:
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Syroyoga16 Sep 9, 2012  Student Artist
Sweet. Keep up the metal work then.
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StainedShadow1 Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
These are awesome! I like the spiders best! :D
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WHY-AM-I-STILL-HERE Sep 8, 2012  Student Artist
That's super fucking amazing!
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Syroyoga16 Sep 8, 2012  Student Artist
I love the dragonfly the most. Keep at it it's very awsome.
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Lafein Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
These are so perfect, especially the spiders. I love the use of the light bulbs on them!
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:iconmazwartinker:
Omagad awesome !
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ZARAo-o Sep 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Pure awesomeness!
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thegingerbreadshack Sep 8, 2012
I love these! I was on vacation in Chincoteague VA and I saw a shop that the owners made cool stuff like this. I loved it and love yours just as much. Awesome job, if only I could figure it out.
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