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 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 07:10 pm
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i recently found that mountbleu is making a nice kit for a 18ft coachi will give it a try to make one myself with the help of my cutter
first try, and build this from itCor



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 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 07:15 pm
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thats nr one now up to the first revision made all walls, floors roof again, but with some adjustments i learned from nr one



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 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 08:17 pm
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Hi Cor :wave:


:bow:


:moose::moose::moose::moose::moose:


I haven't quite got my head around what all this 'paper cutting machine' jazz is all about.

( typical slow learner ! )  ;)


But if you can do that kinda thing, with the help of one ...

... Santa Claus, if yer listening, one could be on my Christmas list !! :bg:


The coach looks AWESOME Cor !

What more can I say ?


How the hell did you do it ?? ???


:pimp:


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 Posted: Fri Apr 21st, 2017 08:30 pm
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wow 5 mouses , :glad:
you can start with download the free software from silhoetteon the yuutube are more then enough movies and how to do
this is done with yhe curio
the fun part is , now i have done the drawings, i can start the machine and start building a complete railroad of coaches:cool:
i think tomorrow i gone try a combine:)
now i have to order trucks and couplings
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Looks like you've done found a useful application for that newfangled technology.



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Great coach Cor! Hope you dont'd mind a few questions.

First, have you done the plank pattern also with the curio or was that in the sheets already? If you have done it with the curio, was that just one scribe?

And what thickness is the styrene you use?

Thanks, Alwin

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hi Alwin
the scribing is done with the curio, one rounddid it with the etching tooli used 0,5mm thick styrene
as you can see i used 3 layers for the wallsi am thinking to use evergreen plates to do the outer walls next timeat the moment this is only testing and looking for faults in the design

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today did some fine tuning on the roofglueing it all together was not the easyest jobas a result the first roof was a bit off line:bang:
made some adjustments with small tabs and holesworks nice, its now an easy job to put it all together
i even made a hole in the roof to ad light via the roof in the car



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for who ever is interested in these, buy a curio and start cuttingyou can get these drawings by mail from me for freeyou just needs some styrene 0,5mm thickhey Eddie are you reading, i am not selling(_!_)

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First class result Cor. I'm almost a convert to the Curio Club!



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