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I did finish my lightbox and printer table setup this evening !  

Tools - Lightbox done

Nov 05, 2019 : I did finish my lightbox and printer table setup this evening !  

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Seems I got back a bit energy today cause I also continued preparing wagon drawings for Shapeways! In time all wagons will be there, so far only the cannon is. Also started preparing them to be printed on the photon in due time. Plus found two...

Mil - Drawing Preps

Nov 03, 2019 : Seems I got back a bit energy today cause I also continued preparing wagon drawings for Shapeways! In time all wagons will be there, so far only the cannon is. Also started preparing them to be printed on the photon in due time. Plus found two...

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Here is how far I got with the lightbox. Roof part left with the opening for the lamp, front cover right and box in the middle.  When done it will be covered with kitchen alu foil on all insides.

Tools - Lightbox part 1

Nov 03, 2019 : Here is how far I got with the lightbox. Roof part left with the opening for the lamp, front cover right and box in the middle. When done it will be covered with kitchen alu foil on all insides.

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Glue and computer was still not finished, so I continued painting almost all sleepers for the Inglenook! The gray PLA is to light and shiny, needed this flat a bit darker gray instead.

I3Y - Sleeper paint

Nov 03, 2019 : Glue and computer was still not finished, so I continued painting almost all sleepers for the Inglenook! The gray PLA is to light and shiny, needed this flat a bit darker gray instead.

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While waiting for glue to dry and the computer to do it´s magic, I put on some 12mm green grass on the diorama.

Mil - Diorama green grass

Nov 03, 2019 : While waiting for glue to dry and the computer to do it´s magic, I put on some 12mm green grass on the diorama.

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Been totally drained on energy lately, but got this drawing made at least. The UV lamp I got is covering 21 * 24 cm so I made my box 27 * 30 cm and 30 cm high. It will be made in plywood and basswood which I have plenty of in store. Got all the pots and b

Tools - Lightbox drawing

Nov 02, 2019 : Been totally drained on energy lately, but got this drawing made at least. The UV lamp I got is covering 21 * 24 cm so I made my box 27 * 30 cm and 30 cm high. It will be made in plywood and basswood which I have plenty of in store. Got all the pots and b

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Did unpack my resin printer which arrived last week!  Only remaining now is to build a lightbox for the UV lamp, then I can fire up my first print! Note the food trays in the background with Santa´s on. Bought them many years ago on a OneEuro store for..

Tools - AnyCubic Photon Unpack

Oct 30, 2019 : Did unpack my resin printer which arrived last week! Only remaining now is to build a lightbox for the UV lamp, then I can fire up my first print! Note the food trays in the background with Santa´s on. Bought them many years ago on a OneEuro store for..

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Time for a real diorama for the cannons and wagons!  While the printer been busy printing one more bridge and sleepers, lots and lots of sleepers.. I started with the 1700s diorama this weekend. As usual I ran out of green grass, so could only lay first..

Mil - The Koltorp Diorama

Oct 20, 2019 : Time for a real diorama for the cannons and wagons! While the printer been busy printing one more bridge and sleepers, lots and lots of sleepers.. I started with the 1700s diorama this weekend. As usual I ran out of green grass, so could only lay first..

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Shame on those who give up, so I did draw up this vacuum cleaner nozzle yesterday evening. It was finished printing this morning. For some reason the base of this is smooth as a babies bum .. Go figure.

I3Y - Vacuum cleaner nozzle

Oct 19, 2019 : Shame on those who give up, so I did draw up this vacuum cleaner nozzle yesterday evening. It was finished printing this morning. For some reason the base of this is smooth as a babies bum .. Go figure.

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As I wrote in my last post I wanted to get one final good print of this Alan Keef loco made on the Dremel. Below is second attempt. Before first I did clear the nozzle as good as I could. Before this, I did change to a complete new nozzle, never used b...

I3Y - Alan Keef K12 part 3

Oct 18, 2019 : As I wrote in my last post I wanted to get one final good print of this Alan Keef loco made on the Dremel. Below is second attempt. Before first I did clear the nozzle as good as I could. Before this, I did change to a complete new nozzle, never used b...

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I just ordered my first resin printer, an AnyCubic Photon, already a very common model on the market. It has a very small printbed, but the quality is great, and there is not really any other bigger model on the market now which is between the 370 euro...

Tools - AnyCubic Photon Order

Oct 18, 2019 : I just ordered my first resin printer, an AnyCubic Photon, already a very common model on the market. It has a very small printbed, but the quality is great, and there is not really any other bigger model on the market now which is between the 370 euro...

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I bought my printer in August 2018. This is my first 3D printer and one of the best toys I had ever ..  It is a covered version, PLA only and no heated bed. The print area is 15*25*17 cm, which is rather much compared to most filament printers! It takes..

Tools - Dremel 3D40 3D printer

Oct 18, 2019 : I bought my printer in August 2018. This is my first 3D printer and one of the best toys I had ever .. It is a covered version, PLA only and no heated bed. The print area is 15*25*17 cm, which is rather much compared to most filament printers! It takes..

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My Keef loco was finished printing this morning. Unfortunately I am becoming increasingly hesitant to continue using my Dremel for scale models. It is still perfect for gadgets and for example my sleepers (which require PLA which is a bit more flexible...

I3Y - Alan Keef K12 part 2

Oct 14, 2019 : My Keef loco was finished printing this morning. Unfortunately I am becoming increasingly hesitant to continue using my Dremel for scale models. It is still perfect for gadgets and for example my sleepers (which require PLA which is a bit more flexible...

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My wife and I had a nice walk to the lake today. Not a wet drop from the sky spite weather reports.. On the way home I did pick up some sand to filter, see last pic. While home I found a box with old tea which also will come handy making scenery for.....

I3Y - Natural Sand & Tea ..

Oct 13, 2019 : My wife and I had a nice walk to the lake today. Not a wet drop from the sky spite weather reports.. On the way home I did pick up some sand to filter, see last pic. While home I found a box with old tea which also will come handy making scenery for.....

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Painted the mill and bullet wagon this evening. This was the last of the cannons and wagons for now. Next is building a (real) diorama and make something

Mil - Mill and bullet wagon painted

Oct 12, 2019 : Painted the mill and bullet wagon this evening. This was the last of the cannons and wagons for now. Next is building a (real) diorama and make something "alive" looking in it.

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Today I did draw up CAD for the Alan Keef K12 loco. Drawing from last UK Review magazine. The chassis I found, PIKO 52059 fits like a glove!  It costed 1219 SEK (about 110 euro) which I found quite Ok for a motor chassis which crawls ....

I3Y - Alan Keef K12 part 1

Oct 12, 2019 : Today I did draw up CAD for the Alan Keef K12 loco. Drawing from last UK Review magazine. The chassis I found, PIKO 52059 fits like a glove! It costed 1219 SEK (about 110 euro) which I found quite Ok for a motor chassis which crawls ....

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Last evening I was about to continue painting the rails rust brown when I realized I missed something..., the sleepers are way to small for 1:32 scale ... I could insert wooden coffee stirrers in-between each second PECO sleeper, but why not print

I3Y - Tracks and bridges

Oct 07, 2019 : Last evening I was about to continue painting the rails rust brown when I realized I missed something..., the sleepers are way to small for 1:32 scale ... I could insert wooden coffee stirrers in-between each second PECO sleeper, but why not print

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Baby steps today, but in the right direction - forward! Added a bit more grass in the background, painted all sleepers light-gray and begun to paint the rails rusty. The layout starts to blend in with the background now, which is one of the main purposes,

I3Y - Baby steps

Oct 06, 2019 : Baby steps today, but in the right direction - forward! Added a bit more grass in the background, painted all sleepers light-gray and begun to paint the rails rusty. The layout starts to blend in with the background now, which is one of the main purposes,

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Here comes the windows, made from measures on Ohs Bruk station building taken back in summer 2018. Doors look a bit small next to them, but need to reprint them anyway.

I3Y - Ohs bruk Windows

Oct 04, 2019 : Here comes the windows, made from measures on Ohs Bruk station building taken back in summer 2018. Doors look a bit small next to them, but need to reprint them anyway.

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Grass grows fast if you water with white glue! Try it, it´s true. Something for golf courses to take up maybe .. : P.  Matching windows for the doors are printing now, pictures later.

I3Y - Grass grows fast

Oct 04, 2019 : Grass grows fast if you water with white glue! Try it, it´s true. Something for golf courses to take up maybe .. : P. Matching windows for the doors are printing now, pictures later.

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