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Modeling Extra: Weathering a TARDIS

December 31, 2010

Yes, a most unusual project came across my workbench this week. I was comissioned to accurately paint and weather a classic piece of Science Fiction: Dr. Who’s Interdimensionally Traveling “TARDIS” It’s about 6″ by 6″ by 12″ in size, and beautifully crafted out of Mohagany, Basswood, and Balsa.The beautiful carpentry was made by Ben, a friend of mine, and the first photo is how it arrived in my shop, all ready for primer and paint. It’s a heirloom piece from wife to husband, and inside contains a hand-made pop-up book of memories they shared over the years, with a Dr. Who twist.
Scale TARDIS made of wood
Painted and weathered TARDIS from Dr. WhoPainted and weathered TARDIS from Dr. Who.

beautiful TARDIS replica in miniature

Model TARDIS on my HO scale railroad layout
Scale Model of a TARDIS on my HO Scale model railroad layout

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  1. Alan Powditch permalink
    February 12, 2012 7:49 pm

    I like it, different.

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