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The Rambling Robbie Rhino cardboard kit

March 15th, 2014 by alephnaught

The Rambling Robbie Rhino cardboard kit

I was on Fab the other day and saw this cardboard kit for sale. It arrived earlier this week. It took me about 15 minutes to assemble – you can get an idea of the size of the finished model from the Mountain Dew can. Translate

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New papercraft kits: Skull and pigeon

September 30th, 2013 by alephnaught

New papercraft kits: Skull and pigeon

While at Bergamot Station yesterday, I went into GFA / Lois Lambert Gallery – it’s a great little shop with lots of very odd things. They had a miniature Vince skull kit (I got the large skull from Fab and assembled it) and a new d-torso kit of a flying pigeon (or flying rat as […]

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Vince, the cardboard skull kit

June 2nd, 2013 by alephnaught

Vince, the cardboard skull kit

I saw what looked like a cool cardboard skull kit on Fab, so I ordered it. This weekend I had time to put it together. The instructions were simple and clear, and assembly was pretty easy. The parts were numbered with little etched numbers on one side, so I punched them out and arranged them […]

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October 23rd, 2007 by alephnaught

More paper models!

I built two more paper models, one of the Duomo and the other the Campanile, both in Florence. I also started a web page on my paper modeling hobby. I made two more paper models, which I bought on eBay and from Daedalus Books (a good overstock and discount on-line bookstore). The models are of […]

Paper model of Chartres Cathedral – IT’S DONE!

August 9th, 2007 by alephnaught

Paper model of Chartres Cathedral – IT’S DONE!

I bought a model to assemble of the famous Chartres Cathedral in the Cathedral gift shop, and this entry will track how I put it together. The model is large, at least 2 1/2 feed long and a foot or so wide.  Its pretty complex with a lot of little parts (mostly the flying buttresses), […]