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A Lot of Legs (Watch Parts Spiders) by AMechanicalMind A Lot of Legs (Watch Parts Spiders) :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 109 4 Watch Parts Spider No 94 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Spider No 94 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 150 5 Watch Parts Dragonfly Evolution 2012-2018 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Dragonfly Evolution 2012-2018 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 63 1 Watch Parts Mantis Evolution 2012-2018 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Mantis Evolution 2012-2018 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 66 1 Watch Parts Spider Evolution 2012-2018 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Spider Evolution 2012-2018 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 101 5 Watch Parts and Recycled Wire Spider No 93 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts and Recycled Wire Spider No 93 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 318 11 Watch Parts and Recycled Wire Spider No 92 (II) by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts and Recycled Wire Spider No 92 (II) :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 164 8 Watch Parts and Recycled Wire Spider No 92 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts and Recycled Wire Spider No 92 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 540 23 Watch Parts Mantis No 43 (II) by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Mantis No 43 (II) :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 190 10 Watch Parts Spider No 91 (II) by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Spider No 91 (II) :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 188 5 Watch Parts Spider No 91 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Spider No 91 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 939 49 Watch Parts Praying Mantis No 43 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Praying Mantis No 43 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 227 23 Watch Parts Dragonfly No 25 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Dragonfly No 25 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 289 10 Watch Parts Spider No 90 (II) by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Spider No 90 (II) :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 207 3 Watch Parts Spider No 90 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Spider No 90 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 1,544 89 Watch Parts Mantis No 43 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Mantis No 43 :iconamechanicalmind:AMechanicalMind 103 2
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Watch Parts Spider No 94
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Clockwork Spider No 94
created July 13, 2018

Spider No 94 was made with recycled watch parts and a red automotive bulb.

In order to create the legs, thirty-two watch stems must be cut in different sizes to simulate the organic appearance of real spiders’ legs, which vary in size and shape between species. Each of these segments is carefully arranged into a leg and soldered at the joints with lead free, silver bearing solder. Each side of four legs is then soldered together at the base, forming what looks like a claw.

To make the body of the spider, several watch strap springs were soldered together. An automotive bulb is very carefully removed from its metal base and soldered to the body chassis by its lead wires. Watch gears are added as structure support and embellishment, as well as to create the pincers. A jeweled balance bridge adorns the top.

After the body is made, the leg assemblies are carefully arranged and attached by soldering. The legs and body are then manipulated in order to make the spider stand properly. All joints are then resoldered for added stiffness.

Spider No 94 measures 57mm wide by 48mm front to back by 18mm 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.

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Justin Gershenson-Gates
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Chicago, IL I am Justin Gershenson-Gates, the thinker and assembler behind A Mechanical Mind. The grandson of a railroad man, the son of a gearhead, my life has been filled with all things mechanical. As a child, I would take my toys apart in order to see how they worked, but was never able to put them back together again. Now, I take dead old watches from the top drawers of the world, and rearrange their bits and widgets into whimsical designs.

My aim is to show the beauty of the mechanical world, a place generally hidden from the public behind metal and glass. My pieces display the more delicate and ephemeral side of gears, rather than the cold, hard factory feel they normally portray. Please contact me at jmg@amechanicalmind.com or jmg.amechanicalmind@gmail.com with any questions you may have.

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Richbadger53121 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
It’d be really cool If you did stop motion animations with these
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AshleyxBrooke Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey there! :la:

Nice art :wow:  If you're ever looking to share your work with other people, live, you should check out #ThumbHub on dAmn (Did you know we had a chat system!? A lot of people don't :( ) We get a lot of great artists popping in to share their work and it varies from Traditional art, to photography, to poetry :) Also a great place to gain more exposure for your art AND to make some new friends xx


Hope to see you there some time :heart:

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AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much.  I did not know about this feature, so thanks so much for the heads up!
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MontyMouse Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Such cool stuff on here, you are amazing! 😊 So talented, well done.
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AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much for taking some time out and looking!
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MontyMouse Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome, so creative, I look forward to seeing more. 😊
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TheOuterLinux Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Are you a Dwemer? If Elder Scrolls ever made a movie, they need to hire you to make the Dwemer set.
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AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
I'll never forget walking into a Dwemer ruin for the first time in Morrowind.  Great aesthetic, and I'm sure it has had an effect on me!  Thanks for looking and commenting!
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kuberza Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2018
😍😍😍 love your creation 😱😱 this is beautiful and amazing 🙌 thanks for the llama, that's cool i came here to thank you and be able to see your creation 😁
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