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Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Thanks hk. I've always got something on the go.

StarDrop: Well that's nicer than what most people say when they leave a class.

How's this for a reason to why this hut is damaged?
And a possible nice use for all those old razors, after you've stripped them for all other useful parts...


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The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







I didn't want to glue the tanks down to the base at this stage, but I needed to know where they would be located so that I can position all the things inside the hut.

Therefore I hit upon the idea of using some tubes: A length of tube is glued to the bottom of the tanks and slots into (without being glued yet) a short piece of wider tube that is glued to the base. I can then add the pipes and hoses to those and use them to locate the tanks for when I come to position the baths around them.

The exit pipes have been made from excess-putty tentacles; cut to length and matched up to make a continuous pipe.
These lead to one wall of the hut and to a large pipe outside into the large storage tank (more pipes, taps, fixtures, etc. to be added).

The external tank is also not fixed in place yet.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Sweet!

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Amazing use of an empty inhaler fill from asthma meds! Makes great tanks! I must use that idea for some fuel/chem storage when I empty a inhaler container

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Thanks Gits'.

Thanks Shas. This is from an air freshener, but similar press-to-squirt action as an asthma inhaler.
I did drill a hole in it just to ensure that it is not a pressurised container; it was, it's not any more. The packaging that may have had to phrase "do not pierce or burn" has long been thrown away.

I've now added the final element in the processing chain; a pump.
As you look over the photos below, the thought process for how this all works is:
The liquid ingredients are mixed in the bathtubs first.
Final ingredient/catalyst is added directly to the spherical tanks (via hatches that will become apparent eventually).
The pump creates a vacuum in the spherical tanks.
The plugs of baths are removed and the solution is sucked into the tanks.
Reaction takes place. Product is a gas at usual temp' and pressure, but is formed in a sealed container that keeps it a liquid at high pressure.
The pump then pressurises the spherical tanks and the product solution is pushed out into the large tank outside.
*You should be able to see where the damaged tank came from now*
Whatever the product is, it is sold as a gas and this is tapped off the top of the large tank.

In the photos you can see how the parts fit in; the pump, heaters for the baths and pipes are glued in, the tanks then fit in and the baths are added last.
I'll probably paint all these separately before gluing them in.
You will also see that I've added some "liquid" to the broken tank, and one of the baths will also get some "liquid".


Next, I need to add the fuel tanks for the bath heaters and then some valves/taps for the various hoses...

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The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Very cool. The pump is extraordinarily clever.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Makes one wonder what was going on in that shack?

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
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Strategizing Grey Knight Chapter Master





Auckland New Zealand

 shasolenzabi wrote:
Makes one wonder what was going on in that shack?


Jessie, we need to cook

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

I like it. Needs moar dakka though.

   
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[DCM]
Krazed Killa Kan





New York City

It's looking great so far. I approve of all the random gubbins used.

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The Hammer of Witches





cornwall UK

Nice secret lab Dr H. I wonder, has there just been an explosion?

I would buy a hut, but need to save money for spectacles. Eyes before toys. £20 is a bargain price for your work so hopefully nearer xmass.

   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

zennioptical.com. It'll take two weeks for your specs to arrive, but their prices are amazing, and their quality is solid. I only buy eyeglasses from them.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
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Affton, MO. USA

 Knightley wrote:
 shasolenzabi wrote:
Makes one wonder what was going on in that shack?


Jessie, we need to cook


exactly what I was thinking. Hopefully they don't try to dissolve the bodies in the tub, didn't work out to well the last time.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







inmygravenimage wrote:Very cool. The pump is extraordinarily clever.
Thanks Graven. The pump is a random box from an old model kit that I've been looking for a use for (it was nearly a Gatling gun at one point) and a couple of OMN bits.

Gitsplitta wrote:I like it. Needs moar dakka though.
Showing your Orkiness there. Thanks. I may add a firing point of some description when I do the roof; give it some in-game use beyond LOS blocking.

Warboss_Waaazag wrote:It's looking great so far. I approve of all the random gubbins used.
Thanks 'boss. Expect many more random gubbins to be used in future terrain pieces; I have quite a large stockpile and these will help thin it out a little.

weetyskemian44 wrote:Nice secret lab Dr H. I wonder, has there just been an explosion?
What could give you that impression...

I would buy a hut, but need to save money for spectacles. Eyes before toys. £20 is a bargain price for your work so hopefully nearer xmass.
Yes, it's no good buying a model and not being able to see it. So far I have avoided the need to have glasses, but that won't last as I'm the last in my family without them...
I can hold on to one for you, would love to see you paint one.

Sounds useful, Brian.

Theophony wrote:
 Knightley wrote:
 shasolenzabi wrote:
Makes one wonder what was going on in that shack?


Jessie, we need to cook


exactly what I was thinking. Hopefully they don't try to dissolve the bodies in the tub, didn't work out to well the last time.
lol to you all.
Did you see the Mythbusters, bust that bit. Both hydrochloric and sulphuric acids didn't touch the bath, and even with Piranha solution the bath was untouched. Although I think Aqua Regia would have damaged the bath, but they didn't try that...

I've added the tank for the bath heaters and splashed some paint about. Just basecoating things at the moment.


I think I may make the surrounding dirt quite light, to contrast with the dark wood.
Once the base is painted I can install the tanks and baths (painted also) and then set about building the roof.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Mysterious Techpriest







That looks interesting, and really bloody cool, the dirt reminds me of something you might encounter in the New Vegas wasteland, all that's missing is a few corrugated iron sheets.

Makes me think you could have expanded the base outwards a bit for a bit of a debris field from the exploded storage tank.




 
   
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UK

Splendid indeed you just need some hillbillies to finish of the look of making hooch

Or is it a meth lab I really can't keep up with today's trends .... Either way amazing work and great creativity the Dr is the house or shack at least
   
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OneManNoodles wrote:That looks interesting, and really bloody cool, the dirt reminds me of something you might encounter in the New Vegas wasteland, all that's missing is a few corrugated iron sheets.
Thanks OMN. Maybe I'll add a sheet or two to the roof when I get there.

Makes me think you could have expanded the base outwards a bit for a bit of a debris field from the exploded storage tank.
Had I decided that the damage was due to an explosion outwards, before I had glued it to the base, I may well have.

lone dirty dog wrote:Splendid indeed you just need some hillbillies to finish of the look of making hooch

Or is it a meth lab I really can't keep up with today's trends .... Either way amazing work and great creativity the Dr is the house or shack at least
I believe meth labs are all the rage these days, even in government buildings.
Thanks.

Progress is progressing; painted the base with it's rocks (grey ones and red ones ), base coated the metals, and matched the wood:


Once I've finished the metals, I can glue the bits in...

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The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

This would be so good for he next LoER contest... Just saying

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







 inmygravenimage wrote:
This would be so good for he next LoER contest... Just saying
Make your own fantasy/sci-fi meth lab? That's one to get the kids involved.

Things are now painted and glued in.

The exterior tank is not glued on yet as it might get in the way for the roof.

Now I can move on to making/installing the roof. How this goes will dictate what else might be added.

In other news: I'm in talks for the possibility of making a scale model for a windfarm company. However, I won't be able to share it, so I may go quiet for a while in the near future. But this could be the start of really making money with modelling...

Will I ever finish this hut build?
Will it forever be pushed aside by other projects?
Will I ever get back to making something for my own army?
Time will tell, tune in next time...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

That's amazing.

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Details all make it work! Just wonder what the were making?

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in us
Focused Fire Warrior






Serbia

 Dr H wrote:

In other news: I'm in talks for the possibility of making a scale model for a windfarm company. However, I won't be able to share it, so I may go quiet for a while in the near future. But this could be the start of really making money with modelling...

Will I ever finish this hut build?
Will it forever be pushed aside by other projects?
Will I ever get back to making something for my own army?
Time will tell, tune in next time...



That is not how we agreed. You leaving us was not on our bucket list. Who is gonna inspire us to do better terrain and amazing pieces?

Fingers crossed and best of luck! We will hold the gaming ground until you return!



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Made in gb
Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Thanks Gits'
and next week on That's Amazing...




Thanks Shas', and if you have to ask, it's probably not for you.

Worry not, StarDrop. It's only a one-off piece at the moment and first I need to build part of it to see if it's feasible, not too expensive (in time and materials), and that they like it enough to pay me for it.
If they do like it, I'll finish off the rest of the ~70cm/28inch tall model. and that's at 1:35 scale.

and to be honest, it's not the most exciting thing to look at for the average person; it's not built for looks. It's going to be an exercise in accuracy rather than coolness. But being it's their IP, I can't distribute images of it without their permission.

But first I need to find and buy certain things to make it from and then decide on a plan of action. So I'll still be working on this hut for now.
And I'll still be floating about DDakka, and maybe I'll find time to do small things (maybe I'll get around to doing more re-paints...) while I have a break from measuring things to high accuracy.

StarDrop wrote: Fingers crossed and best of luck!
Thanks.

We will hold the gaming ground until you return!
People play games with these things...

In the mean time...
I've made the roof supports for this hut from spare "wooden" sprue

I kept them in the same design as those in my kit (to infuriate Red Harvest ) as this is meant to show what can be done with the kit.
I need to add planks (and first make the planks) to the outer ones, but thankfully the broken on won't need many as they have been removed by the explosion.
The middle one is missing the overlap as that is where it meets the extension of the hut.

In other, other news: I have managed to sell the "Rescue" Terminators, and they are on their way to their new master now.

In other, other, other news: Happy Birthday to me...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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Combat Jumping Ragik






Beyond the Beltway

Happy Birthday indeed! Fun fact, a judge in the US just voided the copyright to the song "happy birthday to you" Here's a link to the *Grauniad* for you-- http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/23/us-judge-rules-happy-birthday-is-public-domain-throws-out-copyright-claim

Also, I'm rather difficult to infuriate. That whole Adult thing about good impulse control

Good luck with the wind farm modelling gig.

   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Very exciting news, and good tidings also!

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Red Harvest wrote:Happy Birthday indeed! Fun fact, a judge in the US just voided the copyright to the song "happy birthday to you" Here's a link to the *Grauniad* for you-- http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/23/us-judge-rules-happy-birthday-is-public-domain-throws-out-copyright-claim
Yes, I did see that. Only counts in America for the moment though.
They've been making millions per year from "Happy Birthday"... what a world we live in.

Also, I'm rather difficult to infuriate. That whole Adult thing about good impulse control

Good luck with the wind farm modelling gig.
I didn't actually expect you to be infuriated. Just to show that I do remember comments.
Thanks.

inmygravenimage wrote:Very exciting news, and good tidings also!
Thanks Graven.

One of the minor issues that I found with my kit was that, on occasion, some of the posts may end up too high for the roof supports to sit neatly on the walls.
Here's a picture to show that it is easily solved:

It was only the middle two posts of this wall that were too tall.
Just rest your saw on top of the wall and saw off anything that is too tall.

And now with the planks in place and the supports glued to half the roof you can see the whole coming together:


Onwards...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
Made in gb
Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

I'm loving how clearly and naturally the explosion creates space. Awesome.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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[DCM]
Krazed Killa Kan





New York City

Both the intact and the exploded side look great. Nice work, Dr H.

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Orks-in-Progress, Finished Orks.
Terrain I'm making.
The Darion Sector War Campaign.
Into the Jaws of Hell 40k campaign.
I do commissions. If you are interested send me a PM and we can talk concepts and pricing. 
   
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Mastering Non-Metallic Metal







Thanks chaps. I think it gets the idea across.

What's this?
Another update?

Other half of the roof went on pretty easily.
Glued and primed.


Now I need to build the roof for the "porch" area, which will also be partially damaged.
Then it'll be painted to match the rest.
Then I may build a platform to sit on top of the roof for people to shoot from...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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[DCM]
Fear no evil, fear no death.






Man I love that kit.

Next paycheck I will get it... ™

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