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Anton Ryzbak Inactive Member30 May 2012 7:37 p.m. PST

Planks and Plating step-by-step link

Pattus Magnus30 May 2012 7:59 p.m. PST

Wow, that's a great start!

I'm looking forward to seeing that when it's complete.

I like the idea of using the gear to get regular rivets. I wonder if a metal gear would be able to do a similar thing on thin styrene sheets.

Anton Ryzbak Inactive Member30 May 2012 8:11 p.m. PST

I am still toying around with it, a metal gear would certainly take the pressure better, this plastic one is bending when working on card……..come to think of it I have an old wind-up alarm clock around here somewhere, might be a decebnt source of gears!

Lion in the Stars Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2012 8:27 p.m. PST

There's actually a tool used for getting embroidery evenly spaced, it's more or less a pizza cutter wheel with teeth on it. Just a thought.

Colonel O Truth Inactive Member31 May 2012 4:25 a.m. PST

Excellent stuff! Thanks for the name-drop!

I've used strips of rivets before – you could consider brass sheet instead of card. I get mine from tubes of tomato puree. It's nice and thin and holds its shape when 'rivetted' very nicely.

Keep it coming!

Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP31 May 2012 6:00 a.m. PST

Like the rivet ideas.
Thanks

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP31 May 2012 7:43 a.m. PST

Very nice, Anton.

ming3131 May 2012 12:29 p.m. PST

Pounce wheel used in making sewing patterns

Anton Ryzbak Inactive Member31 May 2012 2:23 p.m. PST

Lion and Ming is that device going to make impressions or holes?

I confess a complete ignorance of all matters sewing.

Mapleleaf Inactive Member01 Jun 2012 2:55 a.m. PST

28mm ! Where are you going to play your games -a football field"

Simply amazing work

Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP01 Jun 2012 6:35 a.m. PST

I am looking forward to the next installment. Especially if you solve the problem of rails.

Anton Ryzbak Inactive Member01 Jun 2012 11:13 a.m. PST

John the Greater,

I am working on, and worried about, that exact matter.

I think I may have a solution but need to do some prototype work before committing to the whole thing.

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