Archive for September, 2015

Painting VHT wrinkle finish paint.

September 27th, 2015

This is a follow on from my Turing-Welchman Bombe project and shows how I painted the case panels in wrinkle finish paint. But this paint used in many other places, such as old car instrument panels, so I thought a film of how I do it would be useful. I am tempted to turn off […]

Turing-Welchman Bombe physical build – part 10.

September 26th, 2015

I really need to start working on projects that don’t need so many bloody posts! Where was I up to? A lot has been happening but the Bombe is getting close to being done. I finished making the panels for it. On the rear panel I soldered on some brass hinges. The steel weights stopped the […]

Turing-Welchman Bombe physical build – part 9.

September 2nd, 2015

Right, latest progress. The poor Pi was dead so I ordered another (NZ$48 from Farnell as RS didn’t have any). It turns out I had also killed the LCD so I had to order another of those off eBay. That only arrived today. When the new Pi arrived (after only a few days) I had a […]