Archive for May, 2014

Production Update #3

Posted: May 16, 2014 in News
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The work continues, and new supplies continue to arrive. Behold, the series of tubes:

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This is the raw material for the corner columns – over 500 feet of it. It will be cut into the (approximately) 3,492 pieces needed for all the buildings (!)

Also arrived is a big pile of cardboard, for sending the rewards on their way:

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And most exciting, here’s a look at my shiny new pressure pot for casting:

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Mark I, and Mark II on the right.

And here’s a couple shots of what I’ve been working on most recently, including one of the first smokestack casts and a pile of new master molds.

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Lastly, I’d like to keep you updated on parts of the project that aren’t proceeding quite as planned. Unfortunately, one of the 3D prints for the Tall High Gothic building that I received isn’t up to standards – there’s a small chip or misprinted area that I can’t really fix. I’ve requested a reprinted part, so that should be straightened out soon. Don’t worry – this shouldn’t impact the timeframe for delivery. I’ve still got lots of work to do in the meantime, so that particular pattern has just been bumped back a little in the casting schedule. I’ll keep you updated on my progress.

Thanks to all of you, and I’d love to hear any questions or comments you might have.

Cheers,

-Chris