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Jul 12, 2012, 1:43:50 PM
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Mechanical Mantis by AMechanicalMind Mechanical Mantis by AMechanicalMind
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A Mantis 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.

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Ragnar949 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
nice work
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pufflemon Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
these re so cute! absoloutley love them! Do you allow people to do illustartions of them?
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:iconamechanicalmind:
AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Sure! I would love to see what you can come up with! Link me your work if you decide to do something.
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ImaginaryGoddess Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
what holyshit that is amazing
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:iconamechanicalmind:
AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Awesome! Thank you!
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xaidenlovelyx Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amg I love Mantids. This is so. Cool!
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love1848 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
awwwwwww its creepy yet cool!!!!! i luv it
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Techcycle Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Ooooh cool! Much better than the spider >.> Those were creepy.
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AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks! It's funny, I'm much more afraid of Mantids than spiders. I've never been bitten by a spider.
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Techcycle Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
You're welcome, and wow lucky you never being bit by a spider.
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