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Luna1375
« on: May 18, 2008 07:52:01 PM »

Oh my god, y'all, I'm so excited to post this. Been thinking about it for weeks, couldn't decide what material to make the robot, finally tried shrinky dinks and I love it!!!



For the chain, the large circles are from Michaels, and the little things that look like gears (to me anyway) are toothed locking washers from the hardware store.



I don't care if I'm 32 and all the other grown-ups at work will laugh at me, I'm wearing it tomorrow anyway, so  Tongue

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Edit: Since I've been asked, and others might miss the answer, I thought I'd add that for the circuit looking designs on the robot I traced sections of the plastic thingy from inside an old keyboard.  That idea was inspired by the following lamps in the Light Me Up challenge, and if you click the links you can see what the plastic sheet thingies from the keyboard look like:

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=244187.0
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=244126.0
« Last Edit: May 19, 2008 04:01:59 PM by Luna1375 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2008 07:53:35 PM »

That is beautiful and I'd wear it even if I were 62!
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« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2008 07:54:21 PM »

Holy Crap! That is the coolest necklace I've ever seen.
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« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2008 07:56:17 PM »

I love it! Don't let ANYONE ever tell you you're too old for shrinky-dink robots! =D
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« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2008 07:57:18 PM »

ackkkkkk!
i'm choking with excitement...

because that is one seriously cute robot necklace.
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« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2008 07:57:37 PM »

Oh, I love it! The toothed locking washers are a nice touch. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2008 08:05:39 PM »

freakin adorable! love it.
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« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2008 08:06:35 PM »

Very neat! I love finding crafty stuff at un-crafty stores!
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« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2008 08:06:57 PM »

Oh wow, thanks y'all! 
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« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2008 08:09:23 PM »

THAT IS GORGEOUSLY CUTE I LOVE IT
great job Smiley
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