Culzean Castle Sculptures

I’ve been busy with a video project the last couple of weeks but did managed time for a trip out to Culzean Castle.

There are some wonderful willow sculptures scattered around the park. Designed by Girvan-based sculptor David Powell.

https://www.nts.org.uk/stories/culzean-by-the-sea

We managed to see just a few of them but there are 15 in total so probably worth another trip to see if we can spot some more.

Replacement Step

Replacement Step

The room we are making into a cinema room used to be an office. It had a weird platform jutting out into the room. It wasn’t very practical and took a valuable space from the room. We stripped it back

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More modelling

More modelling

I’ve been doing some more modelling in FreeCAD this week. I wanted to create a pipe that looked a bit like a vacuum cleaner pipe. So I used the loft tool.

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FreeCAD animated render

FreeCAD animated render

For an upcoming project I wanted to create a render of a rotating assembly created in FreeCAD. I checked Twitter and YouTube and a few options came up. Firstly was to export to Blender then use Blender to render it.

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Model and gates

Model and gates

Firstly, a big thanks to everyone who provided tips and advice on FreeCAD both here and via Twitter. Also thanks to Joko Engineering on YouTube for some very helpful videos. I’ll be checking out the A2Plus assembly module once I’ve

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5 Ways A Polycarbonate Greenhouse Can Make Your Home More Sustainable

5 Ways A Polycarbonate Greenhouse Can Make Your Home More Sustainable

Sustainability is one of the front-line movements in today’s world. Numerous people are engaging with businesses that promote sustainable living and are actively looking for ways to adopt this lifestyle. Sustainability aims to promote achieving a good ecological balance and

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FreeCAD revisited

FreeCAD revisited

I am working on a new project to build a small robot and it will have some parts made on the 3D printer. So for that I needed to model those parts in CAD. I did consider getting a Fusion360

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Gates Update

Gates Update

Over the last week, the gates have been painted and the holes for the bases have been dug and filled with postcrete. To ensure the holes were all filled to the same level I remove the gravel between the holes

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