Tools for the toolbox that I also made. Only the siccors and the wooden hammer are commercially bought, the rest is made from scratch.

Tools for the toolbox that I also made. Only the siccors and the wooden hammer are commercially bought, the rest is made from scratch.

Tin plate and mug. The mug is the shell of a capacitor, Ø6mm and 7mm high, with a metal tape handle. The plate Ø19mm is the back of a mini speaker (so not from a capacitor as those in the link below the picture), cut off to size and sanded.

Tin plate and mug. The mug is the shell of a capacitor, and high, with a metal tape handle. The plate is the back of a mini speaker (so not from a capacitor as those in the link below the picture), cut off to size and sanded.

Foldable artist easel of scrap wood in scale 1:12, size 12 x 7,5 cm. The canvas for this easel is shown elsewhere on this page.

Foldable artist easel of scrap wood in scale size 12 x cm. The canvas for this easel is shown elsewhere on this page.

Acrylic paint set:  As an addition to the easel... Tubes: cut of 10 times 10mm from a Ø2mm Alu tube; flatten one end with pliers, put micro screw in other end; then add label. Box is from printed template and brushes are ±half tooth picks. Glue woolen thread on cut off side; then add small slip of metal tape around contact area of wood and thread. Style brush hairs with glue and scissors. (Contact me for template of box and more instructions).

Acrylic paint set: As an addition to the easel... Tubes: cut of 10 times 10mm from a Ø2mm Alu tube; flatten one end with pliers, put micro screw in other end; then add label. Box is from printed template and brushes are ±half tooth picks. Glue woolen thread on cut off side; then add small slip of metal tape around contact area of wood and thread. Style brush hairs with glue and scissors. (Contact me for template of box and more instructions).

Two Sunkist orange crates scale 1:10; made of thin wood with printed labels

Two Sunkist orange crates scale made of thin wood with printed labels

Working chandelier, made of miniature bulbs, copper wire, plastic grape leafs (from a railroad modelling kit) and a bead

Working chandelier, made of miniature bulbs, copper wire, plastic grape leafs (from a railroad modelling kit) and a bead

Spice cabinet of strip wood, with 25 individual and loose bottles, all filled with a tiny amount of the real kitchen spice or herb. Completely handcrafted, hence the slight irregularities in the bottles.

Spice cabinet of strip wood, with 25 individual and loose bottles, all filled with a tiny amount of the real kitchen spice or herb. Completely handcrafted, hence the slight irregularities in the bottles.

Spice cabinet, 32mm (w), 85mm (h) and 9mm (d) of 1,5mm plywood (or try an ice cream or coffee stirring stick!). Filled with 25 individual and loose bottles with different spices and herbs. The bottles are 10mm high and 5mm diameter. Use 5mm clear acrylic tube and try to find a drinking straw that fits over the tube. The cardboard and acrylic sheet discs were made using a revolver buckle tongue punch; or try a standard office paper punch (Warning: Quite a painstaking task to make... and…

Spice cabinet, 32mm (w), 85mm (h) and 9mm (d) of 1,5mm plywood (or try an ice cream or coffee stirring stick!). Filled with 25 individual and loose bottles with different spices and herbs. The bottles are 10mm high and 5mm diameter. Use 5mm clear acrylic tube and try to find a drinking straw that fits over the tube. The cardboard and acrylic sheet discs were made using a revolver buckle tongue punch; or try a standard office paper punch (Warning: Quite a painstaking task to make... and…

Apothecary pots made from old capacitors (see link http://dno.livejournal.com/32641.html how to do this) with 4pt text labels

Apothecary pots made from old capacitors (see link http://dno.livejournal.com/32641.html how to do this) with 4pt text labels

Canvas portrait scale 1:12, size of the painting 50 x 60 mm. First print the photo in the required size on  paper on an inkjet printer. After the ink is dry, position an oversized piece of thin white cloth (e.g. bed sheet) over the printed picture. Carefully tape the cloth on 3 sides (top and both sides) with removable painter's tape. Check the tape well (NO LIABILITY ACCEPTED) and print again. Apply wood glue on back of the whole picture and stick it to card board or a scrap wood stick…

Canvas portrait scale 1:12, size of the painting 50 x 60 mm. First print the photo in the required size on paper on an inkjet printer. After the ink is dry, position an oversized piece of thin white cloth (e.g. bed sheet) over the printed picture. Carefully tape the cloth on 3 sides (top and both sides) with removable painter's tape. Check the tape well (NO LIABILITY ACCEPTED) and print again. Apply wood glue on back of the whole picture and stick it to card board or a scrap wood stick…


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