Table of Contents
- 2The size of the thing
- 3About the measurements used
- 4A visual index
- 5Overview of the head
- 6Step 1.1. The head side-frames.
- 7Step 1.2. The head inner support structure.
- 8Step 1.3. The form (mold) for the hypertufa.
- 9Step 1.4. Hypertufa
- 10Placing the hypertufa
- 11Hypertufa - The curing process
- 12Step 1.5. Slurry
- 13Off with the formwork
- 14Step 1.6. The head side-covers and the crown
- 15The crown
- 16Fixing the trim to the side-covers
- 17Step 1.7. Fiberglass
- 18Step 1.8. Paint - undercoating the head
- 19Overview of the body frame
- 20Step 2.1. Shaping the frame members
- 21Step 2.2. Cutting the frame members to length
- 22Step 2.3. Making the wall frames
- 23Step 2.4. The body frame
- 24Step 2.5. The shackles
- 25Overview of the Neck
- 26Step 3.1. The neck - making the box unit
- 27Step 3.2. The aluminum angle for the sign
- 28Step 3.3. Internal perimeter pieces
- 29Step 3.4. Fitting the neck
- 30Step 3.5. The telephone sign
- 31Step 4.1. The trim around the door and window openings
- 32Door and window overview and plan
- 33Step 4.2. Wood for the door and windows
- 34Step 4.3. Joining the stiles and rails
- 35Step 4.4. Notching the muntin bars
- 36Step 4.5. Fixing the muntin bars
- 37Step 4.6. Painting the door and windows
- 38Step 4.7. The acrylic sheet
- 39Step 5.1. Making the base
- 40Step 5.2. Some painting
- 41Step 6.1. Putting it all together
- 42Some strengthening and the door closer
- 43The desired effect
- 44Step 7.1. The rose and ceiling
- 45Making the rose pattern
- 46Marking, drilling, and cutting the rose
- 47Tapering the rose
- 48Painting and fitting the ceiling and rose
- 49The light goes on
- 50The plans
Step 2.4. continued
Quarter-round: I cut four pieces of 1″ (25mm) quarter-round Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees to the length of 77¼ (1930mm). The length was from the floor to the underside of the top Parallel to the horizon, flat, level. decorative The finish materials in a building, such as narrow boards applied around openings (window trim, door trim) and vertical corner battens..
I then fixed 1 piece to each corner with glue and nails.
Step 2.5. The shackles
The top shackles comprised of small square pieces of thin A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue., round button pieces (also plywood), and small blocks of wood sanded to a quarter round shape
I cut four 1¼” x 1¼” (30mm x 30mm) pieces of wood into 2″ (50mm) long blocks.
I glued them to the frames above the 1/4 round and held them in place with tape until the glue dried.
Once the glue had dried, I sanded the corner blocks as necessary with an electric rotary sander to make them quarter-round in shape and finishing Being even with. at the sides to the trim (Having alternating ridges and grooves. bits).
I cut the square pieces for the top corner shackles out of plywood. 8 @ approximately 1¾ x 1¾ (45mm x 45mm).
I cut 8 circles (buttons) out of the plywood 1¼” diameter.
I glued the squares and circles in place and fastened with a small A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. through the center of each button.