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Old 01-26-2014, 02:30 AM   #21
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WOW, well done sir, well done.
Uhm, what's up with that boot?

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Old 01-26-2014, 04:25 PM   #22
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Beautiful! What did you use the copper square for?

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Old 01-26-2014, 04:42 PM   #23
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Steampunk? Hm - you could paint the pulleys something appropriate.

Flat black would be easiest. Hammered bronze might be more interesting. Rustoleum has spray paints with the hammered metal look in various metal tones.

Pulley and belt shields are always a good idea and they could also be decorated

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Old 01-26-2014, 09:40 PM   #24
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Uhm, what's up with that boot?
Ha, lawn ornament, if I lived in Florida instead of Texas it would have been a pink flamingo.

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Beautiful! What did you use the copper square for?
It was a test piece. I have not etched copper this way before, so I did everything with that piece before doing the hopper. Helped to get the timing right.

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Steampunk? Hm - you could paint the pulleys something appropriate.

Flat black would be easiest. Hammered bronze might be more interesting. Rustoleum has spray paints with the hammered metal look in various metal tones.
Good idea, I will think about that.
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