I'm nearly finished Chip, and I just finished the framework for Mrs Pots. This framework will support the paper mache during construction, and ultimately be torn out to keep the overall weight of the costume down. That is why it is so crudely constructe
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This is the direction I was going with the front legs . . . But I'm going to abandon it. It looked good on paper, but feels too contrived when I see it in full scale. More importantly, the way the loads are carried to the ground are working against...
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Happy ending. Looks like a steam punk diving suit or something....
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Ok, back on track. Reinforced the interior, then brought out the heavy guns - fiberglass reinforced bondo. First coat of chartreuse on - back to where I should have been this morning.
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All my export and ownership documents arrived from Japan today (along with owners manuals and service records). The van was released from customs today, so if all goes well, I should have my van in my driveway tomorrow! #soexcited #delica #mitsubishi #jd
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