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Not actually art...
« on: October 27, 2019, 08:34:47 PM »
... and not even genuinely by me, seen something similar on Pinterest or so some time ago and as we were in need for some wardrobe stuff in our house I upcycled some dinosaur figures I wanted to part with. My wife told me my son cried about the cut in half Carnegie Euoplocephalus cause " he has just one with movable legs" (the Tyco), but it seems to be forgotten and forgiven now and it was my figure anyway, not some of his :D





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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2019, 11:10:00 PM »
I like that I think it's pretty creative it made me chuckle a lil  :))

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2019, 11:49:14 PM »
Like a hunter displaying his/her trophies...or a Shrike for that matter or maybe some sort of Slogism, but with Dinosaurs ( and Dimetrodon ). Although isn't the DOC Therizinosaurus one of the rarer figures?
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All the dinosaurs are running wild
Someone let T. Rex out of his pen
I'm afraid those things'll harm me
'Cause they sure don't act like Barney
And they think that I'm their dinner, not their friend
Oh no

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2019, 11:50:45 PM »
Like a hunter displaying his/her trophies...or a Shrike for that matter or maybe some sort of Slogism, but with Dinosaurs ( and Dimetrodon ). Although isn't the DOC Therizinosaurus one of the rarer figures?

It might be, but this one got a nicked off tail (before it was cut in half  :P) and I got a backup one  ;)

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 11:28:27 AM »
Uaaargh, no matter which state the Therizinosaurus was in, one does not cut a figure like that in half!
Joking aside, this is great upcycling idea I enjoyed to see.

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2019, 12:01:54 PM »
Good idea to cut the dinosaurs to put them as coat racks. It has been great, between throwing the figures or taking advantage of the discarded figures it is preferable to take advantage of them especially when they can have a beautiful and original utility. Sorry for the poor plastic dinosaurs. ;D

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2019, 02:02:00 PM »
Ha ha, that's a great use of old figures. Are they attached with glue or bolts?
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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2019, 09:24:34 AM »
A great idea! How do you fix them on a wooden board and make them carry weight?

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2019, 01:55:14 PM »
Thanks for all your comments :)

The figures were cut with a simple jig saw (blade for metal) and are tightend with one screw each (Spax) from behind, a drop of mounting adhesive was used for each to prevent sideways tilting of the head and tails.

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Re: Not actually art...
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2019, 06:05:40 PM »
This is so weird and I love it. The inclusion of some of the tails and hindquarters makes me laugh. Almost makes me want to make household items with toy dinosaurs.

Hopefully your son isn't too traumatized by your cutting of the toy the way I was when a puppy chewed up a toy boat I was playing with when I was little.