The Beginning

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, […]

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Board Games

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 […]

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Out of Time

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 […]

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Half Shell

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.  

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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 […]

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The End is Nigh

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 […]

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I Got The Blues

“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, […]

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