sábado, 29 de abril de 2017

Construction of the carriage cover.
The plank that makes up all the main cover, is composed of wood of cone, with the width of 10 mm and 2 mm of thickness, is made a mold with the dimensions of the carriage and the boards are glued together, after drying the glue, A fine fiberglass mesh with epoxy resin is applied to give consistency and reinforcement of the entire cover, the finish of the cover is made on the site after fixing on the carriage, plus some photos of this work done today, I hope you like to see .

 The various phases of construction of the roofing plank

 Several molds are fixed on the cover to maintain the upper curvature of the plank.

 View of the interior cover, without the interior lining
The cover is ready for final tuning.

terça-feira, 11 de abril de 2017

Some more progress in the construction of the carriage of the suitcase, taking advantage of these magnificent days with the sun, I took the opportunity to paint the first coat in order to see how the two colors blend together and to tune the doors and windows,
In the meantime, I was hesitant to build the trunk because the original did not have it, but after a thorough investigation into this matter, I discovered that a trunk was part of this type of carriages in order to transport the travel arrangements, such as waxed ropes and Some necessary tools. I also built a rocker and the brake shoe that are hanging from the left-hand support hooks under the safe, plus some pictures for a better appreciation of the details, I hope you enjoy.

 Adjustment on the support hooks, the rocker and brake shoe, with the supporting chains.

 The various photos of the carriage after the first coat of paint, although it seems to be finished, there is still a lot of work to do.

 The BAU, this chest is a very special, it is a decorative element, it is used to store some materials, and it is also the switch to turn the lanterns on and off.