Shop Forum More Submit  Join Login
Watch Parts Dragonfly No 26 by AMechanicalMind Watch Parts Dragonfly No 26 by AMechanicalMind
Buy:  www.amechanicalmind.com/produc…

Dragonfly No 26
Completed September 14, 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 58mm wide, 40mm front to back, 54mm tall. He is extremely fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.

Become a Facebook fan of a Mechanical Mind to receive special discounts and view upcoming items: www.facebook.com/amechanicalmi…

For special features, web only discounts, news, and event information, visit our website at www.amechanicalmind.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/amechanicalm…
:iconquirkybrainiac:
QuirkyBrainiac Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Marvelous!
Reply
:iconmateusboga:
mateusboga Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018   Digital Artist
You make really cool creations ^-^
Reply
:iconamechanicalmind:
AMechanicalMind Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
Reply
Add a Comment:
 
×




Details

Submitted on
September 14
Image Size
2.1 MB
Resolution
3088×3088
Link
Thumb

Stats

Views
910
Favourites
175 (who?)
Comments
3

Camera Data

Make
Panasonic
Model
DMC-LX100
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
11 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Sep 14, 2018, 12:46:29 AM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Elements 14.0 (Windows)