This little creature has been sitting on my living room coffee table for two days now, and I get a little scare every time I walk by. I forged the body out of a piece of quarter-inch rod, cut and bent the legs from a piece of smaller rod (1/8th inch?) and forged the claws using a mid-size piece of rod. All heating and welding with oxyacetylene tanks. You can see a few progress shots and photos from different angles in this gallery.