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What did you do during lockdown?
I decided to crack the black magic of 3D modelling software and printing technologies. This Thunderbird Three model is a replica of the 26" studio miniature and was based on a model project I acquired from the talent of Bob Smith (one half of AB...
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I liked it!
I just have this niggle about the sexuality issues.... why are they issues? I watch and enjoy Dr Who partly because it is good escapist entertainment far from the mundane and ordinary routine. Maybe it's just me but I think sexual or gender orientation is everyday, show me something...
in an effort to knock down a large amount of error message traffic I need all users to pop over to their user profiles and check that their email address is up to date. There are many users subscribed to threads requesting email alerts when new posts are added, these messages are...
I thought it was appropriate that with so many sad losses that we have a thought for all our absent friends, family fellows and acquaintances.
Please feel free to add anyone you would like to be fondly remembered here.
Gone but not forgotten, we celebrate a good life and we are thankful for...
During my absence I had long periods of idle activity and to stave off boredom I started to doodle a blueprint for my favourite Thunderbird and have decided to take the plunge and build it.
I managed to find the original blueprint used at Master models that was published in Century 21...
How far is it from the hotel to the Cosford site exactly?
Circumstances are dictating I can't drive at the moment so wife is delivering me to the hotel and collecting me from the venue on Sunday.
So if anyone is commuting from the hotel to the venue will they have room for a small (ish) one...
Andy has asked me to post this image of the remains of the original Blake killer gun prop. This is how it was modified for use in Captain Zepp a later show made at the BBC as an adventure series for children.
I remember seeing many models and cool props from this show and was always...
Recast puppet heads have been appearing on ebay recently, usually cast in white resin and going for anywhere between £25.00 - £40.00. At first glance they may seem to be perfectly acceptable additions to the collection, all is not what it seems however.
I am not telling anyone not to...
I had an interesting request recently to supply a set of puppet scale spectacles for an original Maclaine puppet. By sheer coincidence I managed to track down an original pair owned by a good friend. Even better he loaned them to me to copy.
Here is the image of the said glasses:
Single Bells for sale
Bell 4: Material: Aluminium, dia 45, mm, len 30 mm, Weight 77 gms, polished finish
Bargain price at £6.00 .
If you want any of these items post a reply here and send payment via paypal to email@example.com, please add a note with your forum name so I can match...
I am having a clear out to start a new project and have a few parts to sell:
Single Bells for sale
First come first served on these, these make any scratch build more professional and are a bargain at £5.00 . There is only one of each type and when they are gone they are gone. :D
Hi ETF World,
Important news to share, Jamie Anderson has posted a brief synopsis and details of the kick starter scheme to make Gerry's Gemini Force 1 a reality in book form.
It's brilliant to have Jamie posting details on the forum, I'm hoping he will make this a regular thing to keep us all...
Our forum friend, Andy Hopkinson has let me photograph his original screen used, hero prop of the BBC TV series Tripods fighting machine. This actually took place during a visit to photograph the original Moonbase model from Space:1999 when he owned it. We were discussing all things...
As we start to swing into the Model Making season with longer days and better weather to spray paint it seems several people have new projects as work in progress.
Puppet guru Chris King has added more details for Century 21 Puppet equipment with a detailed look at the original...
Hi to all my model making colleagues..!
I have spent the last couple of weeks finding things that were lost during my absence and trying to catch up with email and PM's. Congratulations to Chris Potter from Norfolk and his wife on the birth of a son, Craig, both are having a stay in hospital...
Here are a few really interesting techniques for those who like me, love to photograph their models in space or planet settings.
This technique uses spray rattle cans and poster board which is scumbled with ordinary newspaper to create interesting looking planets. You could use an airbrush to...
Following on from the open type RTV mould making I thought I would run down the procedure for making successful castings in the garage kit makers favourite material Urethane resin. I will assume that you have downloaded the Health & Safety and technical specification sheets from the...