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Old 10-13-2013, 09:13 PM   #101 (permalink)
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Man, last time I checked up on this, I certainly didn't remember the interior to this! But looking at this now, I'm certainly blown away by the insane amount of detail in this! I think Boeing should definitely get a look at this and send ya a box of goodies to show that they like what they see!
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Jaw dropping work right here. I think this is the best modelling skills I have ever seen.
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your work is Turely amazing inspiration I'm. a big fan
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your work is Turely amazing inspiration I'm. a big fan
Me also, agree with all the comments in this post. I find it hard to find the right words, although stunning comes to mind first! I hope Boeing picks up your model and you as well Luca. Keep the updates coming please
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I'm so glad you guys are enjoying the updates! It's always a bit of a battle for me cause I want to share stuff but I also want to keep some of it under wraps til the end

As I mentioned recently, I "just" had to attach the cargo doors... well, turns out that was much harder than expected (and still ongoing). The forward cargo door was relatively simple because it actually hinges on, you know, a hinge...

Boeing schematics:





My schematics:



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A video (unlisted on YT for now):


The aft cargo door is another story entirely . Air India made the lovely decision of ordering their 77L/Ws with the smaller aft cargo door, which pivots away from the fuselage instead of simply hinging. Not sure why Boeing designed it that way but it's a "feature" that's also found on the 767.
You can see it in action here:



Here's a nice video of the mechanics—can't even begin to describe how helpful this has been:


Boeing schematics:



My schematics so far:





We'll see how that turns out... wish me luck! More updates soon
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The photos of the incredible detail and accuracy of this model are truly mind
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When this model is complete it will be more like a miniature Boeing 777-300ER than a
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It will be a priceless masterpiece !!!
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Truly amazing, not much I can say that wasn't already said.
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Breath taking work!!!!
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Are you planning on painting it up when it's done? If so, which airline?

And do you have any other models planned? I'd love to see a DC-10 or L-1011...
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Are you planning on painting it up when it's done? If so, which airline?
Have you read the posts or just looked at the pics? It will be an Air India model.
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Manila Plane, all I'm going to say is that with great power comes great responsibility. Use your super powers always in the benefit of human kind and also, you could get paid tens of thousands of dollars working for Boeing producing the first prototypes for their new projects like an enhanced 787 dream liner or something. Dude, I MEAN that.
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How do you form all of those thin rods out of manila folders? And make all of the parts move without binding or getting glued together during assembly?
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I just get more astounded each time I look at this thread...
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Seriously, you ought to look at writing an instructional book or even marketing a series of model kits. Or perhaps distribute the parts templates in electronic format for customers to download and print out themselves (which I think would keep the materials/overhead costs on your end to a minimum, and put more money in your pocket)... I think you could start a whole new hobby, and have a nice business for yourself!

Do you have any resources for getting started in manila modeling, for those of us who didn't study architecture, as far as the basic techniques of laying out the parts and working with the material and all? Especially techniques that are pertinent to modeling aircraft (making fan blades and complete engines, tires and landing gear, wings and flaps, etc.)...

What would it take for someone like myself with no architecture education but with some experience with plastic kits and a sharp eye for detail to get to the point of being able to build a 727 or L-1011 in the way that you're doing here?
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I love the detail of the seats. And this is basically origami? How come the paper does not fall apart? And how did you make the seats so detailed? It would be impossibpe for me to make those seats.
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Manila Plane, all I'm going to say is that with great power comes great responsibility. Use your super powers always in the benefit of human kind and also, you could get paid tens of thousands of dollars working for Boeing producing the first prototypes for their new projects like an enhanced 787 dream liner or something. Dude, I MEAN that.
I SECOND this emotion, and I'm sure so does Tupperware ... err Tupolev!

Your modeling prowess is of a magnitude few have EVER seen before, in a medium few are even remotely familiar with. You have literally carved yourself a niche that likely has ANY competition, especially in the area of commercial aviation. Forget about Boeing or Airbus ... just about ANY aerospace manufacturer could benefit from your beyond-comprehensible skillset. What you have achieved thus far is BEYOND human comprehension (in my humble opinion) and is surely worthy of "genius status" in the field of Engineering/Product Design Development.

I'm sure others would support my sentiment that just about ANY company building highly-sophisticated transportation-related products, be they be airplanes to cars to trains to yachts, et al, could stand to benefit from your 3-dimensional modeling and engineering brilliance. Not to mention, Architectural Design firms would benefit from your ability to render detail and functionality in such a high degree. Truly "the sky's the limit" for you, and to further swell your head, you are such a polite and humble person to boot ... you're the whole package!!!

Each time you reveal more of your development details of this model I am literally dumbfounded for words - just lost in amazement. I honestly keep saying to myself ... "No way ... this is impossible ... NO one can do this ..."

Let me know if I can ever be if assistance to you as I have several friends who are Boeing engineers and quite possibly, can point you to a person of influence within their organization. They would be foolish NOT to speak with you!!!

Wowwwwwwww ... just beyond amazing ...

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EUREKA!!! I've figured it out!!! You must have invented some kind of proprietary die-cut or printer-based technology which perforates or somehow PRE-cuts the Manila paper ... RIGHT??? Because no way on Earth can any human being slice 'n' dice paper like you do ... it's freakin' impossible!! It CAN'T be done ... NO WAY!!!
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My cousin works at Boeing; or I think she still does? I totally agree with your statement, and I will reach out to her. Maybe if she's still employed with them, I can send her this thread. However, I will ask for manilafolder777's permission first, prior to any communication with Boeing. Cheers! T7
My mother just informed me that my cousin no longer is employed by Boeing, but is now at Goodyear. T7 (but it looks like MarinerOne can be of assistance with his Boeing contacts)
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Well, I am pleased to say that the cargo doors are now DONE! What a relief—they took far longer than I ever could have expected. The aft cargo door was especially tricky, as I'm sure you'll see. Anyway, I'll let the pictures (and video!) do the talking for now.

Here's a nice video overview of all three door systems (make sure to watch in HD if you can!):



Forward cargo door — not much new here:



Aft cargo door — a small snippet of my schematics:



The rather complex hinge system:






Installed into the aft cargo door area:



The doorframe in its initial stages:



The completed door — the doorframe still needs work:






ALL done:



Compare to:












Finally, the bulk cargo door — more complex than it might seem! The tapering was difficult to take into account:










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The photos of the incredible detail and accuracy of this model are truly mind
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When this model is complete it will be more like a miniature Boeing 777-300ER than a
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It will be a priceless masterpiece !!!
Why thank you! I can't wait to have it done (duh)!

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And do you have any other models planned? I'd love to see a DC-10 or L-1011...
Nope, not right now—I still have so much to do on this, god forbid I start thinking about an entirely different plane!

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Manila Plane, all I'm going to say is that with great power comes great responsibility. Use your super powers always in the benefit of human kind and also, you could get paid tens of thousands of dollars working for Boeing producing the first prototypes for their new projects like an enhanced 787 dream liner or something. Dude, I MEAN that.
What a great thing to say! I don't have any evil plans—yet But seriously, I do think about that a lot… as much of a cool project as this is to work on, I want to ultimately do something that has a broader reach, and that makes a difference outside of just my own sphere… if that makes sense.

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How do you form all of those thin rods out of manila folders? And make all of the parts move without binding or getting glued together during assembly?
I delaminate the folder and roll it up. It's a bit hard to describe exactly but the delimitation step is key, otherwise the paper is just too thick to roll. And as for the glue sticking, I just have to be careful where I put it. I use a toothpick to apply it. If it does get on a part, I just make sure to move it a bit as it's drying and that seems to take care of the problem.

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Seriously, you ought to look at writing an instructional book or even marketing a series of model kits. Or perhaps distribute the parts templates in electronic format for customers to download and print out themselves (which I think would keep the materials/overhead costs on your end to a minimum, and put more money in your pocket)... I think you could start a whole new hobby, and have a nice business for yourself!

Do you have any resources for getting started in manila modeling, for those of us who didn't study architecture, as far as the basic techniques of laying out the parts and working with the material and all? Especially techniques that are pertinent to modeling aircraft (making fan blades and complete engines, tires and landing gear, wings and flaps, etc.)...

What would it take for someone like myself with no architecture education but with some experience with plastic kits and a sharp eye for detail to get to the point of being able to build a 727 or L-1011 in the way that you're doing here?
Well honestly, given that architecture class only helped me so much, I think it comes down to practice and a lot of trial and error. Without going too much into detail, what you have to do first is obviously do a tremendous amount of research about the plane you want to build and try to find photos of every possible angle and detail. It helps to have a well-organized library of reference images. Then, I'd highly recommend doing everything on the computer, and honestly, you probably should teach yourself to use a 3D modeling program. It's something I haven't done and working in 2D is incredibly inefficient. Once you start designing relatively simple things (like the fuselage barrels), you'll start to be able to deconstruct shapes and create the plans for them. It's hard to put my process into words but I started on a pretty simple scale, just doing the fuselage barrel section, and I went from there. My skills developed over time. I never would have been able to do what I'm doing now, back when I started! No way!

But back to your question: It's a combination of being able to think about the structure in three dimensions, and then taking into account the thickness of the paper/material when you lay out the individual parts. Once you start building stuff you'll also get a sense of what will work on such a small scale, and what will simply fall apart and be a disaster.

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I love the detail of the seats. And this is basically origami? How come the paper does not fall apart? And how did you make the seats so detailed? It would be impossibpe for me to make those seats.
Practice makes perfect! You'd be surprised what you can do with years of practice. None of this happened overnight!

It's a lot like origami but of course I'm cutting out individual parts so that makes it easier.

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I SECOND this emotion, and I'm sure so does Tupperware ... err Tupolev!

Your modeling prowess is of a magnitude few have EVER seen before, in a medium few are even remotely familiar with. You have literally carved yourself a niche that likely has ANY competition, especially in the area of commercial aviation. Forget about Boeing or Airbus ... just about ANY aerospace manufacturer could benefit from your beyond-comprehensible skillset. What you have achieved thus far is BEYOND human comprehension (in my humble opinion) and is surely worthy of "genius status" in the field of Engineering/Product Design Development.

I'm sure others would support my sentiment that just about ANY company building highly-sophisticated transportation-related products, be they be airplanes to cars to trains to yachts, et al, could stand to benefit from your 3-dimensional modeling and engineering brilliance. Not to mention, Architectural Design firms would benefit from your ability to render detail and functionality in such a high degree. Truly "the sky's the limit" for you, and to further swell your head, you are such a polite and humble person to boot ... you're the whole package!!!

Each time you reveal more of your development details of this model I am literally dumbfounded for words - just lost in amazement. I honestly keep saying to myself ... "No way ... this is impossible ... NO one can do this ..."

Let me know if I can ever be if assistance to you as I have several friends who are Boeing engineers and quite possibly, can point you to a person of influence within their organization. They would be foolish NOT to speak with you!!!

Wowwwwwwww ... just beyond amazing ...
Thanks! You sure are quite the advocate, and I really appreciate it! Who knows where this project will take me but I do realize that I have developed an ability to think quite well in 3D, so perhaps someone will find that useful. And as I've said before, it might seem impressive to see all the completed photos, but none of this happens quickly and I have many a moment where my brain really hurts/where I feel like I'm not gonna be able to assemble something. It's all a matter of practice and you'd be really really surprised what you could accomplish if you set your mind to it! Seriously!

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EUREKA!!! I've figured it out!!! You must have invented some kind of proprietary die-cut or printer-based technology which perforates or somehow PRE-cuts the Manila paper ... RIGHT??? Because no way on Earth can any human being slice 'n' dice paper like you do ... it's freakin' impossible!! It CAN'T be done ... NO WAY!!!
Haha—yes! Laser cutter and an army of small monkeys!!

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My mother just informed me that my cousin no longer is employed by Boeing, but is now at Goodyear. T7 (but it looks like MarinerOne can be of assistance with his Boeing contacts)
No worries! Thank you anyway for trying though!
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Your cargo doors detail is out of this world. The detail!
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Just blew me away. Your attention to detail with crunching the geometry and construction of the parts is superb. Thanks for sharing your work. Can't wait to see you tackle a cabin environment!
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My brain could hardly believe what my eyes saw at the start, but when it came to the bulk cargo door lock it just said "no way!", stood up and walked out. I heard it went to the bar for a drink.
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Just blew me away. Your attention to detail with crunching the geometry and construction of the parts is superb. Thanks for sharing your work. Can't wait to see you tackle a cabin environment!
You're most welcome! By the way, the cabin is all done... if you go back through the thread, there are some pics of the interior. There's also a time-lapse of seat installation on my youtube channel, you might find it interesting.

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Hahaha that made me laugh out loud!! Thanks!
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Update:

Hi manilaplane,

Your work has been forwarded to Boeing executives; just received word from a collector contact of mine who works at Air Canada (he is an Executive Vice President) at the airline. He informed me this morning that your work has been passed on to Boeing. Cheers! T7

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Your work has been forwarded to Boeing executives; just received word from a collector contact of mine who works at Air Canada (he is an Executive Vice President) at the airline. He informed me this morning that your work has been passed on to Boeing. Cheers! T7
Well, I'm not quite sure what to say, other than a massive thank you!! That is so awesome, I'm a bit shocked honestly, but really—thank you!
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You're most welcome! By the way, the cabin is all done... if you go back through the thread, there are some pics of the interior. There's also a time-lapse of seat installation on my youtube channel, you might find it interesting.



Hahaha that made me laugh out loud!! Thanks!
Just saw the interior with the swing out panels. I'm completely awestruck. You have your technique down, but COLD....(good).

Have you seen the work of the builder named Lollo...or something like that. He used to visit here before that mall-rat-tapatalk-between-pizza-slices posts arrived here....
Anyway, I think you both would find plenty to talk about. He's done work that blows you away too. I can remember a DC-9 and a Caravelle that seemed almost too impossible to constructed. I'm sure there's an old timer member that can help me out with his name...

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Manilaplane, your daytime job wouldn't be a surgeon by any chance? Your work is mind blowingly unbelievable. Can't wait to see the finished result.
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Manilaplane, your daytime job wouldn't be a surgeon by any chance? Your work is mind blowingly unbelievable. Can't wait to see the finished result.
Honestly, I think his hand-eye coordination with the "scalpel" might impress some brain surgeons with regards to precision. And ManilaPlane does it without microscopic "x-ray" goggles to enhance his visual acuity - but by the same token you might consider moonlighting as a surgeon as I hear the pay's pretty good!
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Well, I'm not quite sure what to say, other than a massive thank you!! That is so awesome, I'm a bit shocked honestly, but really—thank you!
Let me first say this to you = I am sure that I can speak on behalf of every DAC member/collector who has seen and responded to this 'mind blowing' thread; it is the DAC members that are saying a Huge Thank You to you, manilaplane, for experiencing an aviation model builder that just defies what can be created from a manila file folder.

a manila folder (occasionally oak tag) is a file folder designed to contain documents. It is generally formed by folding a large sheet of stiff card in half. Though traditionally buff, sometimes other colors are used to differentiate categories of files.

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YOU ARE A FREAK!!!

But I love your work!!! Just amazing and so detailed!!!

Each of your steps are surprising me again

Wonderful work!!!

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Old 10-29-2013, 09:15 PM   #134 (permalink)
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[QUOTE=CO Rudy;1062741]YOU ARE A FREAK!!!

He means that in the nicest possible way.
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Have you seen the work of the builder named Lollo...or something like that. He used to visit here before that mall-rat-tapatalk-between-pizza-slices posts arrived here....
Anyway, I think you both would find plenty to talk about. He's done work that blows you away too. I can remember a DC-9 and a Caravelle that seemed almost too impossible to constructed. I'm sure there's an old timer member that can help me out with his name...

Continued success with your endeavors, I highly recommend tackling the double jointed nose of the Boeing SST 2707-100? ,
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No, I haven't heard of him or his work, but I'm definitely intrigued! I'd love to see what he does (did?).

And please... no new model ideas for the time being! I think it might be the end of me! haha.

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Manilaplane, your daytime job wouldn't be a surgeon by any chance? Your work is mind blowingly unbelievable. Can't wait to see the finished result.
Well, I think if it was, this would be the last thing I'd want to come home and do!! My poor eyes!

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Honestly, I think his hand-eye coordination with the "scalpel" might impress some brain surgeons with regards to precision. And ManilaPlane does it without microscopic "x-ray" goggles to enhance his visual acuity - but by the same token you might consider moonlighting as a surgeon as I hear the pay's pretty good!
I can cut very precisely but I don't know if my hands are stable enough for that kind of work! You aren't the first person to suggest that though

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Let me first say this to you = I am sure that I can speak on behalf of every DAC member/collector who has seen and responded to this 'mind blowing' thread; it is the DAC members that are saying a Huge Thank You to you, manilaplane, for experiencing an aviation model builder that just defies what can be created from a manila file folder.

a manila folder (occasionally oak tag) is a file folder designed to contain documents. It is generally formed by folding a large sheet of stiff card in half. Though traditionally buff, sometimes other colors are used to differentiate categories of files.

Cheers! T7
Well sheesh! It's an honor to share this and it means so much to hear comments like this.

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YOU ARE A FREAK!!!

But I love your work!!! Just amazing and so detailed!!!

Each of your steps are surprising me again

Wonderful work!!!

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He means that in the nicest possible way.
Oh trust me, I'm fully aware of the fact that I've fallen off the deep end
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Already got it covered hehe. The entire thing opens up to reveal the interior... and just to set your mind at ease, a few pics You can see the locking pins along the floor line (and the sockets along the base of the hinging wall section... I think that's what it's called?)







And thanks guys, again, for all the comments!!
wow, nice touch..
but i was thinking if you were using some transparent material, such as plastic sheet, then it would be marvelous..

anyway, looking your pics above makes me curious about the cabin crew rest area.. can't wait for it
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If you are not a surgeon, are you Dynamo the magician's brother?
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What type of equipment are you using to make the laser cuts? Awesome detail and work overall!
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What type of equipment are you using to make the laser cuts? Awesome detail and work overall!
Just an xacto knife! With #11 blades.

...I went through three blades in a single day just recently hah.
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Hi there,

I've been following your updates with interest on airliners.net, and it's great to see that you've shared your work over here too. I can only echo what everyone else has already said. I only wish I had half your skill in modelling.

Well done.
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This model needs to go into the Guiness Book Of Records as the most detailed and
accurate aircraft model of all time !!!

I don't think it will EVER be bettered.
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This model needs to go into the Guiness Book Of Records as the most detailed and
accurate aircraft model of all time !!!

I don't think it will EVER be bettered.
That's a very interesting topic - the Guinness Book of World Records - I wonder if they have any sort of "model building standard" in their archives? It might actually be interesting to find out - they do have a category on "paper airplane flying distances" but as far as I know nothing in terms of "paper airplane construction" or of the like.

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/explore-records/

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Hey ManilaPlane ... we're looking forward to more updates ... hope you had a nice Thanksgiving!
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Hey ManilaPlane ... we're looking forward to more updates ... hope you had a nice Thanksgiving!
Thanks! Same to you (and everyone else who celebrates), hope it wasn't too hectic/stressful. I went with my family down to LA for a couple days to visit family friends, so my work schedule got chopped up a bit. I'm well into the painting process but you can expect a pretty awesome video of the process in the next week or two

Hang in there! (Two pics in the meantime)

LA sprawl on thanksgiving day:



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Stencils!

wow, so you're making a support from manila paper also..

anyway, can't imagine the difficulties for having the rajasthani arches on each windows..
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wow, so you're making a support from manila paper also..
Yea, but the supports are actually quite strong! They're internally reinforced too. Not to worry

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anyway, can't imagine the difficulties for having the rajasthani arches on each windows..
I just finished doing all the windows today and yea, it was quite a headache. They turned out ok, but they just took me forever.
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So, have Boeing phoned you yet?
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So, have Boeing phoned you yet?
Or Air India!
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Painting is done, video is coming SOON! Sorry to drag this out so much... but most of the work is luckily behind me at this point. A quick pic to give you a preview:




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Nothing as of yet!
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