Night Buoy – 3D printed

Here’s a quick photo of the night buoy that has just been printed using the FunToDo grey resin, and please note that there are still a few tags left from the support system that held the part in place whilst the printing took place. The framework is only 0.5mm...

Funnels Near Completion

Today sees the completion of the funnels, now with the extra 1mm added to the bases, funnels glued in place and the exhaust steam pipes inserted.  After a quick bit of filling and a light touch of wet and dry to clean up the marks left by the supports...

3D Printing Starts

Today is a little more relaxing as I started test printing some of the 3D parts, mainly the main gun turrets and barrels along with all the fittings for the the rear deck.  After some parts needing minor modification I can see we are getting closer to highly detailed...

3D Printed Parts

Today is mainly computer based work designing the parts to be 3D printed, which include capstans, bollards, the main deck guns with sighting hatch and the main funnels. The next job on the list is to start drawing up the hatches and various vents used by the stoves on...