Steampunk Ant

An high-tech ant created from vintage electronic components.

This is one of my favorite pieces so far.

The idea that a vaccum tube looked a bit like a lightening bug’s rear is what got me started. As it came out it shifted into an ant. I learned a lot about ants, and that they have 3 joints in each leg.

A steampunk ant created from vintage electronic gear.

A steampunk ant created from vintage electronic gear.

The legs are made from electric conduit.

The legs are made from electric conduit.

The head was a volume control.

The head was a volume control.

This little guy has gone on to a new life in the big city of New York. where he keeps an eye on a conference room of a software development company.

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