Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Progress on the Plaque

My five squadron plaque is progressing, leaf nearly dry, brass jet cut out using my jewellers saw, 3/4 " oak not easy to cut, took ages and would have been better if I had a band saw. Jig saw would not touch it. Ran out of Brasso, so still a bit of work to do. 




24th May finished my plaque, painted and varnished the maple leaf and polished my brass Lightning, waxed the oak and glued the items to the plaque.

Enjoyed making the sculptured leaf, DAS air drying clay is great to work with.

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Gardening

 With the prospect of the weather starting to become wetter and cooler, the day was spent tidying up the garden. Cutting back spent plants, ...