Unbreakable Machine Doll Yaya (figure repaint)

Despite the name, this figure arrived broken, and also turned out to be a Chinese knock-off with typical shoddy construction (I did get a partial refund). Note the slapdash assembly…

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Shiki sees your end

Still experimenting with a better figure photographing set-up. An LCD monitor makes a fairly good background since it's smooth yet anti-reflective. Second-hand figures can be had quite cheap, even directly…

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Megurine Luka figure repaint

I bought this Luka "Tony version" figure online, which turned out to be a shoddy, ill-fitted bootleg with splotchy, dull, gray-ish paint job: So I cut it apart and repainted…

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Takanashi Rikka’s Mauser(s)

Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! was a 12 episode anime TV series aired in 2012. Main character Rikka owns an extravagantly decorated Mauser Schnellfeuer model 712 (here in the hands…

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Tour de Geuze, 2015

I joined a tour of Lambic and Geuze breweries. Unfortunately the weather was quite bad, and breweries tend to be dark, but here are some pictures I took. One of…

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3D mesh generator

I've tried several free programs to convert a height map into a 3D mesh, and I finally found one that sort of works: Extrudy It's a bit weird to use,…

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“Celtic sword“ rework

I bought this sword when it was heavily discounted because a store closed, but there was much I disliked about it. Its blade is much too heavy, it’s also blunt,…

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Bloemenstoet 2016

The theme this year was the Great War, so I built a Vickers M18 machinegun As an amusing aside, I tried to sell the thing afterwards on a 2nd-hand site…

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3-D printing for repair

This antique chair had a broken finial so I 3D-modeled a replacement: Painted to blend in: I replaced a lost drawer knob with a 3-D printed version in bronze steel…

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