Archive for September, 2016

More Knight Painting

More Knight Painting

Knight This week the knight was painted with some metallic paint, this looked a bit watery for the first coat but the second coat came up great. and the shield was painted red and white. The shield was painted red

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Model Engineer Exhibition 2016

Model Engineer Exhibition 2016

After a year without the Model Engineer Exhibition it has been rebooted and is back with a new venue at Brooklands Motor Museum. Brooklands is located just 20 minutes away from the previous location of Sandown Park, just off a

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Etching

Etching

An interesting technique I’ve been reading about recently is chemical etching. As a young lad I often etched my own PCBs using letraset style transfers and ferric chloride. At Stroud college we used a adapted version of Autocad to design

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Mixed Bag

Mixed Bag

Most of my weeks are actually quite varied, I’ll typically work on multiple projects but you normally only get to see progress on one front as it allows me to go into more detail on that specific project. As mentioned

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Painting the Knight

Painting the Knight

Earlier in the year, I printed out a new 3D knight model for my Dragon Detector in white ABS. I’ve been looking at different ways of getting this painted and was considering some metallic spray paints. I concluded those were

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Blown Away! The Case of the Disappearing Fence

Blown Away! The Case of the Disappearing Fence

Have you ever come down in the morning and wondered where your fence has gone? I have. Luckily the missing panels were in a field and not my neighbour’s windshield. The worst part? That fence was about 2 years old.

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