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Watch Parts Dragonfly No 25 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Dragonfly No 25 by AMechanicalMind
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Dragonfly No 25
Completed June 27, 2018

This is a one of a kind, handmade mechanical Dragonfly made from the recycled parts of old watches.

His wings are made from antique watch dials that have been cut, sanded, and curved into wing shapes, along with a balance wheel and gear for both structure and embellishment.

His legs were created with many different watch winding stems that have been cut into various sizes and soldered at the leg joints using silver bearing solder.

His body is a couple of watch plates and balance wheels soldered to a strap string at the thorax.

His head is a cut, sanded and shaped watch dial to which is soldered two identical winding stem knobs for eyes.

He alights on a recycled brass rod base that has been curved and soldered and that acts as a stand.

There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.

His dimension are 66mm wide, 57mm front to back, 63mm tall. He is extremely fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.

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:iconspaceartist4real:
SpaceArtist4Real Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018
Mechanical heart level > 9.0 x 10³
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dave1331 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love this!
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:iconghost-studio-devs:
Ghost-Studio-Devs Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
industrial beauty
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Johan73728 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Checked out your store. Really cool jewelry. If I could afford I would buy and pay a lot more. Really unique and to me very appealing precision art.
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NooGravity Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Student
I like this one ^^ It is very charming and the way the small wheels are attached to it's back and tail are reminding me of a helicopter :D
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Vanessafari Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work!
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:iconspottedhyenabr:
Spottedhyenabr Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Student
Fascinating!!!
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:iconidleofwight:
idleofwight Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018
Does it flutter?
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:iconjay0jay0:
jay0jay0 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful work!
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PrettyMaggot Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2018  New Deviant
Wonderfull!!
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Submitted on
June 27
Image Size
1.7 MB
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2748×2748
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Camera Data

Make
Panasonic
Model
DMC-LX100
Shutter Speed
1/80 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
11 mm
ISO Speed
1600
Date Taken
Jun 27, 2018, 1:34:56 AM
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Adobe Photoshop Elements 14.0 (Windows)
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