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My sweetie pie, the Stag Beetle | by tskorigami
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My sweetie pie, the Stag Beetle

Designed by myself and Petr Stuchly, folded by me from an uncut 25x25 cm square of tracing paper. This is a test fold :-D

Believe me, he really is the devil, Satan, whatever you call him.

Um, not really, but shaping those antennae and mandibles was quite a challenge.

All that aside, I think it turned out great. This has fulfilled my wish of designing a stag for long. My earlier was quite a disappointing run.

Special thanks to Pete for having helped me ;-)

Here is Pete's Rendition: www.flickr.com/photos/petr-stuchly/7149891365/

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Taken on May 7, 2012