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GETTING MORE ATTACHED

The gorilla glue is no good for this project. The muscles detached very easily. So I tried again with the expensive adhesive that I had previously had failures with, and this time I was able to get it to work. It’s tricky and messy, but after 2 hours this morning I was able to get […]

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FIRST MUSCLES ATTACHED

I was able to make over 30 molds of individual muscles for the torso and upper arms. However casting with the red silicone did not go so well due to air getting trapped inside the molds while pouring. So I have ordered a syringe and will try injecting the silicone to force the air out. […]

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ROUGH FEW MONTHS

I’m back to work on creating the muscles. I had to take a break for a while due to having to live in my shop for 5 weeks to avoid tension in the house. Now that I’m back living in my home I have resumed work. The muscles are proving to be very difficult to […]

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ONE STEP FORWARD…

Trying to find the best approach to creating all the muscles, I first had to make sure silicone would stick to the skeleton and stretch without breaking. So I had to create some silicone muscles. I took the clay sculpts and made an injection-type mold from them. Injection meaning that I literally inject the silicone […]

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COMPUTER MODEL NEARS COMPLETION

My second skeleton model is almost assembled. I accidentally ordered two left femurs so I took the opportunity to redesign the femur a bit so that the steel ball magnet fits it better. I ordered a left and a right this time and they should be here soon. I also have some mold-making materials on […]