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Making Realistic Corrugated Iron
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 01:20 AM UTC
Brian Balkwill has another way of making something. If you haven''t checked his way of making tarps yet, go read it after you''ve read thsi one on making realsitic corrugated iron.
Thanks Brian.

Vinnie

Making realistic corrugated iron



If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 06:21 AM UTC
Gday Brian
This looks to be a logical solution for the use of something (that is a tiny bit big) as a mould!
A couple of things I would like to see pics of is a 1/35th figure comparison, and a clear shot of the corrugated profile before painting...
Great idea!
Cheers
Brad
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 06:52 AM UTC
Now those are the things I like, simple and easy to do.
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 07:24 AM UTC
What company made that drill press?
I gotta make me a 3D woodworking shop layout!
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Posted: Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 02:19 PM UTC

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Gday Brian
This looks to be a logical solution for the use of something (that is a tiny bit big) as a mould!
A couple of things I would like to see pics of is a 1/35th figure comparison, and a clear shot of the corrugated profile before painting...
Great idea!
Cheers
Brad



Brad
Heres a couple of pics that will give an idea of scale. If you are not happy with the profile scale, Plastruct have it in smaller scales (this is 1:32). I looked everywhere for a resin version but no one seems to make one. On the face of it, this method is far superior to casting as the sections are bendable/cutable/damageabe in a way that resin won't be.







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What company made that drill press?
I gotta make me a 3D woodworking shop layout!



The workshop is a resin set from Plusmodel - also has a toolbox and PE tools

Brian
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Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2006 - 11:17 AM UTC
Hi Brian,

Neat Looking Shed. Set against the 1/35 figure the length (hight) of the sheets looks about right. The ridges, if that's the correct word, seem a bit far apart though and more like some modern stuff I've see.

I've used kitchen foil in the past for individual bits which worked quite well, getting the right fold was the problem though.

Still if it comes in slightly smaller ridge sizes this might be a great and very useful product.

Thanks for the article, very useful.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2006 - 02:59 PM UTC
Good feature Brian,
this one, like your previous tarp feature, shows innovation and good ideas on your part ,mate! Thanks for sharing these with us, I've tried your tarp method and my results were great (although not as good looking as yours!...with practice, maybe! ) and I will be trying this method in the near future.
Cheers!
~Gunny
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Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2006 - 04:27 PM UTC
Great feature, simple to do and very efficient. thanks for sharing.
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Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2006 - 09:37 PM UTC

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Hi Brian,

...Still if it comes in slightly smaller ridge sizes this might be a great and very useful product.

Al



Thanks Al - if anyone finds a decent UK supplier of different scales of corrugated styrene it wuld be great if they could post here

Brian
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Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 08:01 AM UTC
Your result is very realistic. What is PVA glue?
AlanL
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Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 10:45 AM UTC
Hi Brian,

Yip, trying to find a supplier is usually the probelm LOL, LOL. Still this is a great looking shed and a cleaver bit of work.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Friday, July 21, 2006 - 09:49 PM UTC

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Your result is very realistic. What is PVA glue?



I have the same question.
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Posted: Monday, July 24, 2006 - 11:50 AM UTC

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Your result is very realistic. What is PVA glue?



I have the same question.



Its ordinary soluble white glue - I think in the states its called Elmers glue?

Brian