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Vacuum Arachnid No 1 by AMechanicalMind Vacuum Arachnid No 1 by AMechanicalMind
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Vacuum Arachnid No 1
created February 22, 2013

Vacuum Arachnid with recycled watch parts and an old vacuum tube. The body of this arachnid is composed of an old electronic vacuum tube. Copper connectors at the bottom of the tube provide a base to which the legs can be attached.The legs themselves are made with recycled watch strap springs (the type that holds a watch strap or band to the watch itself) along with small watch winding stems.Size is 57mm wide by 57mm deep by 62mm tall.

All creations made by A Mechanical Mind are one of a kind, never to be reproduced exactly. All parts are soldered, never glued.

Each sculpture comes with a 3” wide by 4” tall glass display dome with wooden base. Sculptures are not toys and should be handled sparingly, as their parts are tiny and delicate.

Shipping within the US is $10. Items are shipped by USPS priority mail with delivery confirmation and insurance. All items are shipped with 24 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) and should arrive 2-3 days after shipping.

We do ship internationally, however, we ask that all international customers please contact us before ordering. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we must first converse about pricing and customs regulations. International shipping starts at $20. Please email Justin at jmg@amechanicalmind.com or jmg.amechanicalmind@gmail.com for more information.If you have any questions at all, please contact Justin at jmg@amechanicalmind.com or jmg.amechanicalmind@gmail.com

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:iconbartoleum:
Bartoleum Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
that's neet!
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:iconsatans-stunt-double:
satans-stunt-double Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
very cool stuff!!
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:iconmac2010:
mac2010 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hehe, This is brilliant!!! :D
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:iconmojopony:
mojopony Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
Very adorbz
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:iconixel-manufacture:
IXEL-Manufacture Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Magnifique ...Bravo...
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:iconwirecase:
Wirecase Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Now that's a nice piece! Very original! How did you do the soldering, I mean how did you keep previously soldered parts from falling off?
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:iconamechanicalmind:
AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you! It's a combination of precise temperature control and using thick cardboard as a bit of an armature.
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Wirecase Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013
Amazing, thanks for the explanation too!
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:iconexceedinglyspherical:
Vacuum toobz. Man, I thought the bulb ones were sweet, you have to make more of the tube version. Very cool!
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:iconamechanicalmind:
AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I'm working on more ideas for these guys.
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