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Caught a bit of 'Through The Keyhole' on ITV last night - the show where you have to guess what celebrity home is being shown. One of the homes was Martin Roberts (presenter of 'Homes Under The Hammer').
Look what he had in his home:
Along with some familiar toys:
I love spotting music tracks that have sampled something else within them. For a bit of fun here's a few that I've come across that some recognisable tracks within them (some more subtle than others).
Came across some shots taken at Master Models during the production of the Gerry Anderson shows. I don't believe I've ever seen these before...
Note the metal foil lower left of the picture.
Seen this one before, but note the used Schermuly rocket tubes in the back of Zero X:
Just watched 'Great TV Mistakes' on BBC 3.
They showed a Thunderbirds Blooper that I'd never seen before.
An operator's hand is clearly shown holding Tin Tin's body just after Scott is shot down at the beginning.
I've heard before about the original Millennium Falcon from Star Wars had to be changed, as it resembled the Eagle, but came across these clips by accident. Nice to hear it from the model makers themselves...
Haven't built anything for well over a year now and trying to get back into it.
Thought I'd start with something, ahem, straightforward. At least I thought it would be straightforward - Thunderbird 4.
Printed out the profile pictures to a decent size for the model. and then carved the master...