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Monday, April 21, 2008

Yet More Fun With Engineering!

With principal construction done with the valence it’s now time to trim it out, hide a multitude of sins with wood filler, trim the roof slats in the front to a nice arc, and a bunch more sanding.
While taking these photos I noticed that the curved roof slats are pulling up the front of the frame! Compare this photo with this earlier one of just the frame and you’ll see what I mean.

Luckily, it’s not so noticeable when it’s in place on the display case. It’s actually a nice arch. In fact, it almost looks intentional. Yes-sir! Looks intentional!



  1. That's looking really nice. I love the idea of a small layout enclosure trimmed to look like a cable car.

    Dan in Tiburon

  2. Encouraging words! Thank you Dan in Tiburon. If the "cable car" was only 10" longer, I could fit my desk underneath it! How fun would that be?