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All the latest stuff I've been getting up to.

Smaller details

Published on 2018/08/30 @00:32:00 by vigilante sculpting

Smaller progress lately: added a bunch more rivets, added some more engine detailing, started filling in the minor gaps with some card strips, etc. I'm ... 

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Rear engine vents

Published on 2018/08/22 @23:34:00 by vigilante sculpting

Spent the evening making the large engine vents on the rear of the vehicle.Lots of tedious cutting and gluing, but the end-result looks nice. Still ... 

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Current progress

Published on 2018/08/17 @23:43:00 by vigilante sculpting

Ha. Built the starboard sponson swivel gun, then realized afterwards I had built the mirror image gun armor plate. Sigh. Luckily it is not that ... 

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Main gun finished!

Published on 2018/08/15 @23:36:00 by vigilante sculpting

Added all the detail around the main gun, looks pretty neat, at least to me. In the last photo you can see the starboard swivel ... 

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Main gun, continued

Published on 2018/08/15 @23:28:00 by vigilante sculpting

The main gun has these disks that fit around the barrels, with all sorts of stuff going on. So I cut the disks out of ... 

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Main gun barrels

Published on 2018/08/15 @23:23:00 by vigilante sculpting

Making the main gun's barrels. These are just four rolled-up tubes of regular printer paper, glued with purple school glue. Nothing to see here, move ... 

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Published on 2018/08/08 @23:42:00 by vigilante sculpting

I've redone the gun covers on the sponsons, plus figured out how I wanted the assembly to work so that I can (a) rotate the ... 

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Sponson weapons, Take 3

Published on 2018/07/26 @16:55:00 by vigilante sculpting

I wasn't so happy with the guns, plus it was a tight fit to get them to swivel, so I shortened the design, improved the ... 

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Lascannon construction

Published on 2018/07/21 @00:44:00 by vigilante sculpting

Tonight I built the new (and improved! ha!) sponson weapons. The red tube that sticks out the top will be trimmed, there is a sensor ... 

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Lascannon, Take 2

Published on 2018/07/19 @20:21:00 by vigilante sculpting

As mentioned before I don't like the standard sponson lascannon weapons much, so I'm trying my hand at designing a multimelta, using openSCAD to get ... 

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Some details

Published on 2018/07/17 @01:04:00 by vigilante sculpting

Small update: added the little radar dish, a machine spirit symbol, and started on one of the sponson canons. The radar dish is straight out ... 

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Crew Hatches

Published on 2018/07/14 @17:13:00 by vigilante sculpting

Built the crew hatches on the top (the back one still needs the last piece, I mucked it up), and attached the headlights to the ... 

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Headlights and Engine Exhausts

Published on 2018/07/13 @17:40:00 by vigilante sculpting

Added headlights and engine exhausts. The headlights are discs, the larger ones have some thin guage electric wire I scrounged from work as cages. The ... 

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Track assembly

Published on 2018/07/11 @15:48:00 by vigilante sculpting

Assembling the tracks: I used index card strips to get my centerline, then started gluing the tank tracks... 

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Track molding and casting

Published on 2018/07/10 @14:58:00 by vigilante sculpting

This post shows the tank track mold making and casting processes. I got this right through a bit of trial and error... In the first ... 

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