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Everything to like there. If only we could have got Kaeper(*)..k to do the same.
[Start and quick end to rant]
On this point, I will tentatively disagree (but it's not a contest), if only because it takes only one season for the mud-to-hit-the-fan, so to speak. And for the weeds to grow.
On this point I want to offer particular kudos as to this pit bottom. First: That you, RE#1, have both mud and soil...
Jigs are always a good idea, yep. I did not use one when I made up a couple of roof under eave trims many years back, but there were only two.
There is, of course, a proper name for them, but I will not hazard a even a guess after more'n thirty years, lest I look stupid twice (or more?) in...
Re, my post #13: "Muntions." Munchkins. Or even mullions. Meh!
I think I might have been reading an article about the Russians running short of MUNITIONS in Ukraine when I typed that one. Perhaps aided by a mix of tea and vodka.
At least that's my story, and I'm sticking to it!
Really good work, and your benchwork/cabinetry is just top notch. You are very skilled.
The only mistake <cough> I can find is that you are using that funny measuring system. I think it's called "metric"...or something like that.... :D :D :D. Probably dates back hundreds of years or some...
Yessiree. A mat cutter is a very useful tool. Mom was professional artist (painter) and when she passes, her's comes down to me. Just need space to use it.
Exactly. If you can see it, you can probably do it.
Well, I long ago drew up brick patterns...with the idea I would make them available as HO scale sheets.
[I'm gonna have to prove it, I know. But I can] In fact I think I drew up patterns for half a dozen patterns, including English brick (which has an end on row, about every six rows up)...
Ok, let me suggest you try this, if you are going to recut your windows: Put your basswood or styrene tight down a hard surface, and then use a #11 blade to cut all eight corners on a window. Push straight down, and then...this is important...do NOT do what is so often suggested: "Scribe...
Yeah, tell me about it. My big problem at the moment is finding an EMBOSSED brick material to use in place of the Holgate & Reynolds sheet I used back in my HO days. I've figured out a "close enough" version of the diamond shingles (just a smaller version of pinking shears--pretty easy...
Well...you could drip the paint...but I would actually go more with india ink. It would allow you more chance to rub it back off. If you are anything like me you add something, and then need to undo it...and undo it some more. And then some more.
I'm gonna suggest here that your "practice run"version is such a good version of what you might imagine to be a final version that you should maybe just move on.
There aren't many--if any--mock-ups or practice versions that will rival this one, practice version or not.
Five or ten years from...
I followed the thread, and your ladder and safety shield look great.
The only suggestion I would offer would be to paint the cage a light-to-medium grey, rather'n silver. Maybe add a tad or two of silver into your paint mix, but galvanized metal really looks grey. IMO anyway.
"The house is in terrible shape now which is very sad to see."
Oh, I get it. I can't keep up with mom's house, or at least her lot, which is breaking down limb by limb these days. Bad left leg, and so climbing a ladder is a risk. So I recently bought a rope saw. Wish me luck. If...
As has already been said: Fine work. I appreciate the windows, where the center (vertical) muntion has been removed...and without evidence of clipping it off. Not sure, on that basis alone if your upper square windows have even been cut down by half too. Either way, bravo.
"Love on a Real Train," from "Risky Business." ^^^
Should any Youtube copyright police be lurking about, note that I have both CD and the original vinyl. But have only recopied it, in any case, from a Youtube offering already here.
The tune ends at the 4 minute mark, so rewind from there.
Sounds like a White Pass Galloping Goose.
Dad had a CJ 5. It was nearly my first roll over accident as a driver on a gravel dirt road. I remember him (He was a retired Marine, so he had seen it all) reaching for the wheel from the passenger's seat and then backing off. I assume because to pull the wheel closer would only have rolled...
So let me ask you, 747...your prints come out well, but do have some particle flash...bumps...on the surfaces. So how do you clean or address them?
I've made any number of sanding sticks using paper grinds over the years, and they DO work, but at the cost of time. Other ideas are using...
Aha. I have an Anycubic Mono X..4K...sitting, unopened in a box about 20 feet behind me. Unopened.
It might be obvious by now...assuming anyone is paying attention to my own tendencies...that I buy a lot of tools and parts and materials...but just don't get anything done. I used to. But...
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