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10 Feb
10 Feb

Working on Printed Kits

I'm working on a couple of printed kits for the Flying Pig website. Initially I'm making the Flexiphant and the Dog's Dinner model. Check out Instagram to see them both in animated form!

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08 Feb
08 Feb

Pirates Ahoy!

It's been a while - I've been finishing off a book project for a US publisher - I'll tell you all about it as soon as I can. Meanwhile, I'm now working on a pirate model, here's the head, of which I'm rather pleased. Normal service will now be resumed.

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23 Jan
23 Jan

New Projects for Flying Pig?

The Flying Pig web site is the home of my printed paper models. It has been quite a while since I added anything new so I have been looking through my robives.com catalogue to see what would make a nice paper animation kit.

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23 Jan
23 Jan

Two New Video Mashups

New Year new YouTube clips! Mr Cool has been busy as always and has produced this delightful little mash up using the rack and pinion mechanism from earlier this month. Thanks for sharing!

Meanwhile on the other side of the Atlantic Michael42er has made the pro version of the Hopping Reindeer model. Lovely as always Michael! Thank you!

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07 Jan
07 Jan

Rack and Pinion. Mesh Gear Prototype

I've made rack and pinion mechanisms before, but I really wanted to use the mesh gear design that I have been using with standard gears. Here's what I have come up with so far. Click on the picture to see the Instagram animation.

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10 Dec
10 Dec

A Cupid from Michael42er

More creations from the ever inventive Michael42er. Check out his incredible version of my laser cut cupid project.

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24 Nov
24 Nov

Mr White Modified

Thanks to csks.tomi for posting this picture of a modded Mr White in his hazmat gear. "The crystal was this big, I swear!" It's great, thanks for sharing!

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