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  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

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PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:02 am   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Yep, that works.

Not every box requires it, it depends on the precise position of the lid strut.

I did it on a recent case for a Firefly Mal pistol. In this case both the top layer of the bottom ...
  Topic: Skin-Job short film...
Skin-Job

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Views: 1059

PostForum: The Coffee Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:24 am   Subject: Skin-Job short film...
Hi Guys,

I've been a member of Propsummit for many years. Most of you know me for my leatherwork, which pays the bills.

I'm also a writer/director.
I wanted to post a link here to a proof-of-co ...
  Topic: WTB - Blade Runner Prop Stuff
Skin-Job

Replies: 2
Views: 173

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: WTB - Blade Runner Prop Stuff
If you need a holster, PM me Smile

Karl
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 2:41 pm   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Yours took a while!

So glad it got there safely, and that you like it.

Best,

Karl
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Looks great.

The crease is an occupational hazard I'm afraid...
Doesn't happen on all the boxes, depends on where exactly I had to position the lid strut for it to function properly. A few millime ...
  Topic: Wanted: damaged/incomplete Tomenosuke kit
Skin-Job

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Views: 240

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 1:22 am   Subject: Wanted: damaged/incomplete Tomenosuke kit
I'm after a Tomenosuke blaster kit for a project.
It can be damaged, bad finish, an abandoned project, whatever.

email karl@skin-job.com

Thanks,

K
  Topic: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Skin-Job

Replies: 369
Views: 39854

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:30 pm   Subject: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Hi Anxo,
Thank you very much.
I'm always happy when the work is appreciated.

Best,

Karl
  Topic: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Skin-Job

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PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 4:36 pm   Subject: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Most glues are solvent based. The glue that didn't work perfectly is solvent based.

The suggested glues won't dissolve the foam into a mess.

I suggest that you coat both surfaces to be bonded, ...
  Topic: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Skin-Job

Replies: 369
Views: 39854

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 8:04 am   Subject: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Hi Eethan,
I've used the manufacturer recommended glue on this material combination for decades with no problems.
I suspect they changed the formlation recently. I don't think it has anything to do ...
  Topic: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Skin-Job

Replies: 369
Views: 39854

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 3:31 pm   Subject: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
I know I should have charged more Smile

K
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 2:05 pm   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Perhaps some folk could post pics of their boxes with blasters?

Be nice to see them....

K
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 1:32 am   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Thanks Robotprops.
I know Steve to be a stand up guy as we've had excellent dealings before.
It's just I didn't know him anywhere else, and had no means other than PM to contact him.

Thanks Steve ...
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Thank you guys.

We've heard nothing from Hirohawa.
I have PM'd him. But if anyone knows him on another board, or by email, could they please drop him a line and let hm know the boxes are done?

...
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 2:12 pm   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
I spoke to her, and she'll be getting to everyone shortly.
In a short while, that is, not in a brusque manner Smile

k
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
I'll let her know.
Best,
K
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 11:27 am   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
So,
All of the MK2 boxes in the run are now finished, packed up and ready to ship.

Please contact Deborah to arrange things.

deborah@karlderrick.com

Many thanks,

Karl
  Topic: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Skin-Job

Replies: 369
Views: 39854

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 5:02 am   Subject: Interest? leather bound Blaster display/storage case.
Two people have been in touch from the MK1 box run.

It seems that the glue that sticks the leatherette to the foam isn't holding perfectly.
I've been in touch with the manufacturer, who recommende ...
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 4:27 pm   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
The first three boxes are done.
The rest should follow by the end of play tomorrow.

If anyone who's on the list hasn't done so, please do email Deb to make the necessary arrangements for payment a ...
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 1:08 am   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Work continues this morning on the cutting and hand stitching of the leather top panels. The edges are stained and burnished brown.

Lots of stitch in there Smile


K
  Topic: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
Skin-Job

Replies: 148
Views: 13518

PostForum: The Prop Shop   Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 6:19 am   Subject: MK2 Blaster display/storage case interest thread.
So, steady progress.

All six boxes are fully sanded, stained and lacquered. They've been drying for two days and I'll start the assembly and fitting tomorrow.
I have to scribe and cut the leather ...
 
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