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Platypus wearing chainmaille

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by MrsKitty, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. MrsKitty

    MrsKitty

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    I did this for Christmas present. I have been having a fit to
    share this little guy but I couldn't until the recipient got it...

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  2. HandyMan Hugh

    HandyMan Hugh NRA Life Member

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    Kitty, that is just too-too! Too funny, and too cute.
    I love it!

    That took a lot of work to make. How many hours do you have in it?
     

  3. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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  4. MrsKitty

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    You know, I'm not sure. I worked on it six nights at work but I might only have gotten to pick him up about half the time before I had to put him down and, well, work. I did spend about 90 minutes on the very front of the top of head where I decreased the size. I spent about 20 minutes on the JPL under his chin but other than that, I'm not sure.

    A lot of it I had to do, un-do, redo to get it to look right. I have never made any kind of armor or any large project before. I stick to jewelry.

    It was really, really hard to mail him. I fell in love with the little guy and the people in my office had an absolute blast watching me work on him. When I finished him, one guy grabbed him and took off running around to show everybody. :rofl:
     
  5. TK-421

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    I'll be waiting for my Platypus to show up in the mail shortly. :tongueout:

    That is just too cool, I'm jealous.
     
  6. Dubble-Tapper

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    you make chainmaille?!? that is sweet. now that the platypus is done, can you start on Dubble-Tappers?
     
  7. Adjuster

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    Man that's crazy. That is like the 3rd Platypus wearing chainmaille I've seen this week!



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  8. CanMan

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    Way cool! He's such a cute and benign looking little fellar though....
     
  9. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Bahahaha that's just great!
     
  10. Chuck TX

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    That's pretty sweet.
     
  11. dherloc

    dherloc X-Nuc

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    Where's Perry?
     
  12. TK-421

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    He doesn't have the hat. Until he has the hat, he's just a regular Platypus.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Phh7qnVRHCY"]Phineas and ferb - YouTube[/ame]
     
  13. Lone_Wolfe

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    That's just too cute! Now I want one.... :rofl:
     
  14. TK-421

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    Hey now, don't get greedy, I called dibs. :tongueout:
     
  15. MrsKitty

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    I would have loved to keep this little guy. I have some other ideas that I want to try out one day. I have more ideas than time and money for wire. :rofl:
     
  16. MrsKitty

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    If anybody gets one it's going to be me!!!
     
  17. TK-421

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    Next you need to find a Perry plushie and make him a chainmail hat.
     
  18. BEER

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    that's cute and all but he'd look better wearing japanese box-mail.


    i keed i keed, any chainmail is awesome in my opinion.
     
  19. janice6

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    That's marvelous work. I love the picture.

    I feel my obligation to my family is to keep them from getting too dull. Getting older doesn't mean you can't have fun. That is fun!

    It is a perfect picture. Congratulations on a wonderful job.

    I have two stuffed Sea Otters I picked up from Monterey. I wonder what I can find for them. Great idea.
     
  20. Averageman

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    Dadgum wanna be Armadillo is what it is.