Archive for March, 2012

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Nearside valance.

March 14th, 2012

Tonight, after a long day due to Mickey Mouse running the trains and a long lunch, I finally got home and went and did the nearside valance. Same drill as last night. The cow horn on this side needed similar tweaks. Now everything is fitting much better but still isn’t perfect. I unfortunately ran out […]

More valance fitting.

March 13th, 2012

And more cow horn! Isn’t that what they say, everything is better with more cow horn? I came home and went out and started tweaking the valance fit. I adjusted the curve (using brute force) and ended up having to trim a lot more off the bottom as the curve got closer and closer to […]

Making valances.

March 11th, 2012

This weekend I went and collected my wire wheels that had been blasted and painted. Since I wasn’t sure what colour I want I had them do what I thought would be a neutral silver/grey. Unfortunately they came out rather sparkly. I am sure my 3 year old niece has some glitter paint exactly like […]

A new phone for my Austin garage.

March 4th, 2012

I wasn’t sure if this post should go here or in my project blog but it is Austin related and makes a nice change from car things so I put it here. A film showing the experimental stages is here on YouTube (Eventually, if it ever bloody uploads. Rather ironically I used a phone to […]

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