The Completion of the Dragon Project

I’ve done it.

Really done it.

No more experimentation.  No more half-realized wing patterns.  No more going to bed at night dreaming of chainmaille weaves and rings and toes.

I have a fully upright, free-standing chainmaille dragon that screams D.R.A.G.O.N.

Just look at him:

Chainmaille Dragon Front side

I’m absurdly pleased with my little creation…and although he doesn’t actually fly or growl or toast mine enemies to a golden brown, I’m claiming the title of ‘Mother of Dragons.’

Daenerys – eat your heart out.  Mine isN’T CGI.

Ok…I’ll admit to being a Game of Thrones fan.  The new season starts on SUNDAY!

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11 thoughts on “The Completion of the Dragon Project

    • thanks Maggie!

      This is actually the 5th wing design built…and probably 10th if you count all the half-formed ideas for wings that never actually made it into physical form.

      The best part of this final wing design is the simplicity. The top of the wings and the front legs are all a single length of chain, wired for stability. The wing membrane is an extremely simple chain at staggered lengths…and all loose. It’s like a metal curtain.

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