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PostPosted: July 8th, 2013, 2:48 am 
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Given that many of my builds are whatiffs, I wanted to make some plaques for them to I.D the plane and story it belongs to. I picked up some triangular section dowel (or maybe pine?) and some wood stain.

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Add a computer printer and some spray-on satin varnish and voila!

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Decent result for minimal outlay :grin:
The model is 1/72 FYI and the plaque is 14 x 45 mm
This one was pretty rushed, so it could look a lot better. I'll refine it further with time. Very quick and easy to make though, and will be a nice addition to the model display, plus handy if I take anything to club meets or shows.

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I'm having fun with this :mrgreen:

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I'm going to have a go

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Why is he so confused ?
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Good idea !

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Nice idea, VV!

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Cheers gents :grin:

The wood I used is a standard size for skirting boards or picture rails, so should be available just about anywhere.

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That is a great idea

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That's a nice idea. I must have a go too!

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Cracking idea VV, will be giving that one a try for sure. :wanw

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What a good idea VV, I'll give that a go.


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