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    Post by Gemhund Thu Jun 28, 2012 2:59 am

    New member from Germany. I'm Dutch, born in South Africa and now living in Dusseldorf in Germany.
    I have been making a Dragon Bow for the last three months or so.
    It is a fantasy steam punk art piece that has a central theme revolving around a miniature crossbow.
    Fighting the forces of evil and all that.
    I put a picture up.
    Hope the size is okay.

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    I have now taken it apart to finish the cross bow mechanism.
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    Post by chaz Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:09 am

    Gem.

    Welcome.............. looks as if you are very talented in your art work......... looking forward to seeing the finished product! No doubt you'll enjoy this web-site.

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    Post by Gemhund Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:36 am

    Thanks Chaz,
    I came apon this list looking for info on balancing cross bow bolts. And I found a whole world of cross bow enthusiasts ( who would have thunk?) Very Happy Definitely more posts are coming........


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    Post by stoneagebowyer Thu Jun 28, 2012 11:50 am

    Gemhund, that Dragon Bow sculpture is beautiful. Fantastic craftsmenship. Thank you for sharing it, and welcome from me.

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    Post by ferdinand Fri Jun 29, 2012 3:52 am

    Gemhund,

    Welkom! Of liever Wilkommen? Fijn dat er weer een nederlandse kunstenaar bij is!
    Now in english, dont want to disrespect my friends here!
    Welcome my neighbour and fellow countryman!
    Beautifull sculpture!

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    Post by Gnome Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:15 am

    Welcome Gemhund, love the sculpture! It looks articulated, can you reposition the legs and such? Will the crossbow be workable?

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    Post by Gemhund Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:33 am

    Thanks everybody.
    Yes everything is articulated. And the cross bow works well enough so that my wife gets New member from Germany 186986 off with me.
    Walks around muttering things like ' dangerous, cook for yourself, never grew up ' and such things.
    Co incidence is that I actually finished the whole project yesterday.
    So this week end is photo time.
    I have a photo bucket account where some 400 pictures are uploaded concerning this project.
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