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    Alien Acid Blood

    An ingredient in Dick Smith's fake blood recipe might help; Zinc Oxide, used to also make that mix more opaque. It comes as a water soluble bright white powder, a small amount mixed with water will give you a solid white liquid like milk, and I assume it would mix with acetone just as well. Then...
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    The Evil Dead 1:25 Cabin & Workshed area scale model

    I've been working on an Evil Dead fanfilm trailer on and off for the past two years. while I had my reservations initially, a few people suggested I could film my above model as a miniature and edit that into my previous fanfilm footage to add exterior shots of the Evil Dead cabin, which would...
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    The Evil Dead 1:25 Cabin & Workshed area scale model

    This is Rob from the UK Evil Dead fansite BookOfTheDead.ws, I started work on a 1:25 scale model of The Evil Dead cabin back in February, and it's take me 14 weeks but I just completed it yesterday. I do build projects regularly, but this is my first scale model. It's not built for anything...
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    Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! DONE!!

    Re: Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! You can see a photo of the template I used to make all three handles here. The dimensions are all the same, the angles were just different depending on the type of saw. The metal used was 1" x 1/8" Aluminium Flat Bar. The measurements are 75mm...
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    Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! DONE!!

    I milled mine out of a solid piece of perspex. I used a 9/64" (3.57mm) milling bit to give give 9 channels & 10 ridges across the 68mm length, so each ridge and each channel was and equal 9/64" (3.57mm) wide. Then sanded it into a disc, and gave the flat top a slight curve.
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    Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! DONE!!

    Re: Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! I think it was both reasons, but I'm guessing, I don't know that for a fact.
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    Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! DONE!!

    Re: Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! I supplied four non working and two working medieval style chainsaws, all assembled but without any painting or ageing, plus a rough stunt saw as well, which took two months to make. There were a few reasons they weren't used. Firstly, the...
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    Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! DONE!!

    Re: Evil Dead Chainsaw(s) Build... Groovy Part 2! I Rob from EvilDeadChainsaws.com. Thought I'd chip in and post think ZIP file link I uploaded it for someone else a while back. It contains hundreds of reference photos which I used myself back in 2013 to produce my replica chainsaws. You have...
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    Bill Pearson (UK Modelmaker) autobiography interest?

    Hi All, I'm helping out a friend of mine; Bill Pearson and making this post to see how much interest there would be in something he's working on. For those who don't know, Bill has been a modelshop supervisor, and model & prop maker working in the feature film & TV industry around the world for...
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    Modelmaker Bill Pearson's Portfolio & 35mm/Digital Photos (UPDATED 17/12/14)

    UPDATE 8: New material added 02/05/15; 43 new photos in the first 'Loose Photos Folders' download (covering Dr Who, Flash Gordon, Dan Dare, Day Of The Triffids, Outland, Crash, Red Dwarf Series 8, Saurus, The Zone, The Demon Headmaster).
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    Modelmaker Bill Pearson's Portfolio & 35mm/Digital Photos (UPDATED 17/12/14)

    UPDATE 7: New material added 25/02/15; 43 new photos in the first 'Loose Photos Folders' download (covering Crash, Space Precinct, and a few more misc photos). 28 pages of design work have been added into the 'The Zone - Design Notes' PDf within the 'Scripts & Extras' download. Finally two more...
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    Modelmaker Bill Pearson's Portfolio & 35mm/Digital Photos (UPDATED 17/12/14)

    UPDATE 6: New material added 14/12/14; 14 new photos in the first 'Loose Photos Folders' download (covering Blake's 7, Alien, Dr Who, Flash Gordon, Day Of The Triffids & Red Dwarf Series 8), along with scans of Bill's Starturn - A Scot's Odyssey script along with it's prospective soundtrack...
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    Modelmaker Bill Pearson's Portfolio & 35mm/Digital Photos (UPDATED 17/12/14)

    UPDATE 5: New material added 06/12/14; 89 new photos across the two 'Loose Photos Folders', along with scans of Bill's Red Dwarf Christmas Special script, and another of Bill's scripts called Tales Of Tomorrow too. Hopefully be adding more material next week.
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    Modelmaker Bill Pearson's Portfolio & 35mm/Digital Photos (UPDATED 17/12/14)

    Met up with Bill today, got some more slides & photos to scan. Already done the slides, have a pile of photos to work though over the weekend. Here is a really nice slide showing the Alien workshop back in 1979 (Click to enlarge) Will add them to the current uploads in the next few days
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    Modelmaker Bill Pearson's Portfolio & 35mm/Digital Photos (UPDATED 17/12/14)

    UPDATE 4: Two bits of news, I've spent some time over Christmas designing a website around all the material which has been preserved, which Bill can use as a professional portfolio type website for prospective clients, something he doesn't currently have. You can see that here...
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