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A Dragonfly tutorial will be published in More Woodturning in early 2016

Wooden dragonflies are 5" long.  Acrylic dragonflies are a little over 4" long.

A "techno" dragonfly in acrylic, aluminum, and silver colored wire.

 

 

An acrylic dragonfly with wings of flattened colored wire .

 

Cherry dragonfly with aluminum and mesh wings, zebrawood eyes and twisted flattened aluminum wire legs

 

Cherry and aluminum dragonfly

 

Cherry and copper dragonfly.  Eyes are patinated copper

 

Cherry dragonfly.  The eyes are holly, the wings are maple veneer and mesh fabric, the legs are black colored wire.

 

Dogwood dragonfly with tulipwood eyes, silver colored wire and tissue paper wings, and silver colored wire legs

 

Cherry dragonfly with fabric covered flattened wire wings, spiral wire wings, and colored wire legs

 

I spent so much time on dragonflies in 2015 I had to use them as my 2015 ornaments for family and friends

 

Cherry dragonfly with holly eyes and colored wire legs.  The wings are etched polystyrene with acrylic paint highlighting the lines

 

Cherry dragonfly with holly eyes and black colored wire legs.  The wings are polystyrene with a printed clear label applied

 

Cherry dragonfly with holly eyes, black colored wire legs, and etched polystyrene wings.  The wings are easier to see in real life.

 

Dogwood dragonfly with maple veneer and mesh wings, hot pink oval spiral wire eyes, and colored wire legs

 

Cherry dragonfly with pewter eyes and wings and colored wire legs

 

Walnut dragonfly with holly eyes, colored wire legs, and pewter wings

 

Acrylic dragonfly with aluminum wings and stainless steel wire legs

 

Walnut dragonfly with laminated veneer wings, holly eyes, and colored wire legs

 

A very early walnut dragonfly.  The wings are etched 1 quart Danon yogurt lids misted with metallic spray paint.  The legs are three sizes of colored wire and were a total PITA to do