In part 1 I painted the cockpit and started with the base painting of the plane. In this part I created the camouflage pattern of the plane.Continue reading “Model Building Series: SU-27 (part 2)”
In this post I’d like to present my progress on a Sukhoi SU-27 (Nato Code “Flanker”) in 1:72 scale by Italerie.Continue reading “Model Building Series: SU-27 (part 1)”
While I was waiting for the spare parts of my Stepcraft machine, I had the idea to continue model building and post about it. I had some minor projects on hold for a while, which I might review in future episodes.
Now that I had machined some of the basic parts of a movement, I started to machine gears in order to be able to build my first working movement. Continue reading “Clock Making Series: Cycloidal Gears”
I have fallen in love with watches more than a decade ago when I have been working in China. You found fascinating watches on the markets everywhere and after some months I discovered a saleswoman which knew what she sold and had good prices. In opposition to the Bejing markets she Continue reading “Clock Making Series: Introduction”
In order to give an overview on my experience with the stepcraft cnc, I’d like to share my experiences with different materials.
Setting up the HomeShop
Since we moved to a new house a year ago I finally got enough space to set up a proper HomeShop and started so by building separate areas:
- Workbench (sawing, grinding, boring, drilling)
- Worktable (projects & parts)
- Electronics Work Area (soldering and measurements)
- Space for machinery (not yet existing)
The last one is intended to be used to place machines like a milling machine or a lathe.
Why I bought a CNC Router
When deciding what equipment, you need in your shop you should always Continue reading “Review: Stepcraft build”
Welcome to “Just Make” it
After some minor approaches to web design and publishing of diverse topics, I finally decided to “just make” it. Thus, I created this blog which will be focusing on hobbyist projects.
My intention is to post short stories of stand-alone projects as well as series on long term projects. In addition, I would love to produce some YouTube videos from time to time.
Let’s see how far I will get with this blog…