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For as long as I can remember I've been tinkering int he garage with all of my fathers tools. Building anything and everything my heart desired, but ...
I began with a 1/8' styrene sheets that I cut into all of the major body panels using nothing more than a box cutter and a ruler. The ...
After the panels had been refined they were glued together with super glue. Any unsightly gaps were than filled with body filler and sanded smooth. As you can ...
Once the bulk of the ship was complete I began adding small detail panels which I cut from the 1/16' styrene. I also used a lot of little ...
The next stage in detailing was etching which was achieved by scoring the styrene with an x-acto hobby knife. Etching is great for the really fine details
Some of the details on the shop were just styrene. Some of it was pulled out of old toys or even random bits of plastic I pulled out ...
Next comes the lights. The small pin hole lights that you see on the hull of the ship were achieved by drilling hundreds of small holes than running ...
The thruster lights were just LEDs.
What cant be seen in the photos is that all of the lights were controlled individually by six separate switches. IE; if you flick the first switch the ...
After everything was done it was time for paint . Looking back on the paint I wish I had do more with the paint. Maybe add some decals ...
The experience of building was very fulfilling and I have already began on my second Spaceship. As well as a script for a short Sci- fi fantasy film ...
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