shoulder hubs

Skirt Done, Body Done!

more progress adding caulk to the ribs and inside corners caulk by kimncris, on Flickr attaching the inside door detail (farewell to this clean door BTW – it is totally trashed as of now…) glue back panel by kimncris, on Flickr one of these doors I was lucky and the VHB worked, but the others … Continue reading »

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more blue

I had another free day so I tried to knock out some more blue parts I painted these chrome chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr then dykem over the chrome one bllue by kimncris, on Flickr this one some dye seeped under the tape – I think I dripped out of the cup but I … Continue reading »

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a free sunday!

finally some free time on a weekend again, got to work on my horseshoes and the arms I taped off the outsides tape horseshoes by kimncris, on Flickr and chrome painted the insides chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr painted chrome by kimncris, on Flickr then masked the chrome and painted white white horseshoe by … Continue reading »

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pre-mother’s day

well it has been nearly 5 months now since I got started on R2 – the first month was slow to be sure, but hey presto we almost have legs!!   only had a moment to work today, but got the second horseshoe and shim assembled to the leg two horseshoes! by kimncris, on Flickr … Continue reading »

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leg troubles

so I set the router table back up today to take care of these shoulder hub circles first I positioned the shoulders shoulder pattern by kimncris, on Flickr and traced around them and the hub itself tracing the circle by kimncris, on Flickr this is where the circle goes by kimncris, on Flickr also I … Continue reading »

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a circle template and under shoulder detail pockets continued

I started working on a circle template for my shoulder hubs trace part by kimncris, on Flickr I figured I give this baby a Brett Favre and let it come back from retirement get out the old dremel router by kimncris, on Flickr after cutting the circle out with the dremel tool, I sanded it … Continue reading »

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first resin parts arrive

got some resin parts today – the plus side is they are more economical, but the negative is the chrome paint is less convincing than actual metal. some of these parts though are painted blue, and others are beyond the capabilities of my tools I think.    

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