It is over. I have just presented my last piece of work as a level 5 student. There is still around 10 days left of official term but my input is done and dusted. So, time for an end of year review. Normally I would leave it a few weeks and see how I feel, […]Read more "The Beginning"
Finally the day has arrived where we display our work. The space we have is small. Enough to put one A2 board landscape, with a few millimetres either side. There is height for more, but the boards are a little too high for my tastes. Too dominating. Too enclosing. We have two of these each […]Read more "Board Games"
Great news! The rest of my drill casing is in my possession! I finally have the handle to my drill. I have four days max to finish my model. Considering spray paints and spray fillers need to dry overnight, this is not great. Oh well, I must endure and see what I can do. The […]Read more "Out of Time"
As Promised, here are some of the photos of my drill. I say drill, the shell of the drill. I say shell. Half of the shell as I am still awaiting the rest.Read more "Half Shell"
Progress is stalling. My presentation boards were sent to the printers last week and have come out well. This is good as they were not cheap! £8 for a single A2 sheet! One sheet! What makes this more of a punch in the face is that an A3 sheet is £1.60!?!? Huh? Add to […]Read more "Melting"
We are now at defcom level 4. Prepare for battle stations. Deadline approaching rapidly from the North. At the last update, I was about crack my laptop in half due to issues with Solidworks, (the issues being that I am not a fan of Solidworks). Miraculously, my laptop has survived, my CAD complete and the […]Read more "The End is Nigh"
“What do you mean, Solidworks has stopped working and is generating a crash report? Oh great! It has crashed whilst it tried to generate a crash report. Classic Solid works.” Yes, it’s that time of year where we are coming to the end of term and CAD is on the menu. I don’t mind CAD, […]Read more "I Got The Blues"