Category: "Watson Mill"
I have the week off from work, and yesterday I built Gustav's Mill -- the Archistories Windmill 'Marienfehn' in Z scale. I bought some 21-gauge tipped glue syringes since the portions to be glued are so small. Elmer's wood glue worked well with them.… more »
I wanted an arched door for Watson mill to keep with the curved aspect of the facade, and as mentioned before the door opening had to be moved to the side to avoid the sails. There's a relatively low ceiling on the first floor at 7 3/4" tall, which… more »
I've taken the plunge and purchased a crafting machine. :] I opted for the Cricut Explore One, even though there are more advanced models out there. I wanted to keep costs down, and I don't foresee needing to speed through projects or having the… more »
Continuing work on the windmill sails. It's time to figure out the hub and shaft portion for the sails. I've developed a hub inspired by the 1:30 scale mill kit by Amati and this windmill build by Penterbak. I decided to build my hub from styrene… more »