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    "Sanguinarian" ~ [Rene' Campbell inspired :) ]

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    "Sanguinarian" ~ [Rene' Campbell inspired :) ]

    Post by Ivo on Fri Oct 26, 2012 2:57 pm

    First topic message reminder :

    Hey Everyone,

    With the Halloween knocking on our doors ...




    ...I thought I'd go with the spirit and build something dark and unique to bring to the table. Luckily, I stumbled upon some very inspiring art by a young Australian artist - Rene' Campbell.





    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ren%C3%A9-Campbell-Art/238074786252637

    ...with pieces like these rolling around in my head...







    I did a few sketches of my own...(no camera today...so just a quick MS-Paint sketchup)


    Going to be a nice build with a trigger similar to AboMickey's Pistol-x-bow trigger (love that one Very Happy) and the shimmed prod as was seen in Todd the Archer's builds.

    I will be posting some build-along progress photos once my camera charges up a bit. And as promised (if all goes well) a quick video of it in action from the party shoot.

    See you all soon.

    Ivo


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    Post by Gnome on Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:37 am

    Ivo! Missed you, man. Glad to see this project soldiering on to completion! Looks really great. Welcome home.
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    Post by Ivo on Thu Nov 14, 2013 5:36 pm

    Thanks guys, good to be back.

    African Archer, likewise Very Happy, love your bows man.

    Gnome...Hell yeh! You have no idea how much I missed this place, just all this lame stuff in the way...school/work/etc...but hey...moved the shop into lab's basement and now got an hour a day to dedicate to the grinding stone...*broke the pattern* so to speak.

    Though, I haven't been completely useless. Gonna put in some more time into the bow tonight, but for now, if interested, check out some of the other projects I did (actually started another business while at it tongue )

    Good to be back guys, Enjoy.

    All that Jazz:

    Been making some jewelry...



    ...some shurikens...




    ...built some speakers...


    ...and my pride and joy...project that's been in the works for about a year that I coined as "S-Blade".


    ...made a few prototypes, basically it's an LED prop for dance performances and raves (vid after this one gives you an idea).


    ...this vid here is all I had for reference and the one thing that started all the rage.



    ...used to be strictly custom with maybe one or two guys building them, so I thought I'd cut in...and turned out mine are the brightest, lightest, and sturdiest so far.king

    Welp, that's that Very Happy ...more in the works, but taking things one step at a time.Juggle 




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    Re: "Sanguinarian" ~ [Rene' Campbell inspired :) ]

    Post by Lightly on Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:17 pm

    Ivo!

    Very good to see you!

    Best!

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    Re: "Sanguinarian" ~ [Rene' Campbell inspired :) ]

    Post by Lightly on Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:22 pm

    Whups! Forgot to say, "WOW"... I cannot wait to see that thing once done. Nice!

    Busy and broke here, too, just finished a long project for a client, crammed with R&D, some mistakes, some accidents, and more, came out nice, but, I made 50 cents an hour on that thing.
    Maybe.

    Thinking, the next one that nice, might make a buck fifty!
    But, welcome back.
    You were missed.

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    Post by Ivo on Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:03 pm

    Oh Ay...I definitely hear ya Lightly.

    Custom work is, and especially when it's hand made, is no place for those who like to take the easy way. I'm really glad to be in company (even if it's several states away) of people who put their heart and soul into their work.

    However, one thing I think you guys would definitely benefit from is this doodad if you and Geezer wanna try throwing one together.



    Matthias Wandel has some building tips on them and there are free plans available online as well.

    Dave Gatton's ~ Duplicator (PDF)

    Look up "Dave Gatton" on youtube, he made detailed assembly video to accompany his plans.

    This copy router thing has been on my mind for a long time, think if one can save time on roughing out a stock, more time can be dedicated to more detail oriented work or just over all cut down build time without compromising quality...so why not, right? Smile


    Just throwing it out there in case you guys might be interested. Tool rant aside, I also gotta say...your Ulrich looks bad ass, some very nice details in there...stirrup, tickler, bone clip and inlay...I can tell you put quite the effort in. Awesome build. drunken 

    As for me, I'm in for a treat (and some sore fingers) putting the cuts into the other side of the stock with my trusty Exacto.



    *Oof*...no duplicator can save me here. tongue




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