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 This is Flogging a dead horse, actually the horse is just biding his time before he gets his revenge. The action is: the skeleton flogs the horse with a bamboo stick .Designed by Paul Spooner and Made by Matt Smith. The first edition were made in November 1990 and there are now 55.                                                                                                                                                    

The original 24 were made out of pitch pine from a large destroyed linen press from a gothic hotel ( now sadly demolished ).    The few after that were Douglas fir with other materials including yew, lime, string, jelutong, birch, phos bronze wire, etc...

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