Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Something New

I love modern minis but I just don't have the cash flow to buy what I like from some of the mini modern artisans out there, although I have purchased a thing or two that I could afford.  A pouf and a Dwell magazine from PRD (because I don't know how to knit), some small items like faucets and the like from Elf Miniatures, a sofa from Minimodernistas and a table and cardboard deer head from Amazing Miniatures.  Other than that I have mostly been buying vintage items on Ebay.

So, I thought I could start making a few things of my own.  I broke down and bought a good mini table saw.  It's awesone!  I highly recommend it!

Here is what I made last week:
With the table saw, I was finally able to make some accurate cuts and able to make grooves for the doors to slide on.  It took a little longer than I expected but I think it turned out pretty well.  The taps are from Elf Miniatures.

I really like how the counter top turned out.
With any luck, I will carve out some time to make something else in the next week or so. ;-)

12 comments:

  1. Well done you! What a great design. I really like the contrasting counter top too =0)

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  2. Beautiful work, gorgeous!
    Kikka

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  3. Groovy...one might say. So cool looking.
    Dory

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  4. This is a very nifty piece! I am curious about what table saw you purchased.It would be nice to get more precise cuts than I get with an x-acto saw or utility nice.

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  5. very nice - ever notice that mods are seldom 'cute' more cool, amazing and fun

    http://obscurecreationsbytyla.blogspot.com/

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  6. You're right! LOL! They're generally not "cute".

    The saw I got is a Proxxon FKS/E. It was a little more expensive, even though I got it as a demo on Ebay. I tried a cheap one and it just...well...sucked. They do have a less expensive one I think it's the 115 that seems like it would be really good too. I chose this one because it has the tilting blade which will make it very east to do angles.

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  7. Great job. Thanks for the details on the table saw. I'm looking to get one, but have a fear of power tool commitment. :P

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  8. Awesome! Where did you get the sinks? Did you make those as well?

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  9. No, I didn't make the sinks. They are square dishes.

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