This was the really tricky part. I was worried that I wouldn't be able to fit all of the planets into the bulb. I started by adding Mercury, which wa...
Step 8: Preparing the plate
Most orreries I've seen have a plate or dial on the base depicting astrological symbols, months and seasons. I design my own on my computer to fit on the hard drive platter. I wanted it to have an aged look so I aged the paper first with tea. I glued it to the hard platter with PVA and then added more glue over top as a varnish (decoupage).
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