Author Topic: Art Deco Ray Gun  (Read 56078 times)

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #25 on: July 04, 2008, 10:51:07 pm »
*wild, loud and uproarious applause*

Bravo sir. Utterly beautiful.

Make it as a kit for self assembly and I shall purchase one, no, TWO! One for me, one for the beloved.

Fantastic stuff.  

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #26 on: July 04, 2008, 11:16:09 pm »
I wish I could describe the sound I just made.

that is SO AWESOME.
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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #27 on: July 05, 2008, 03:40:33 am »
Miss Dobson, there is a word for the sound you just made. Squee!

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #28 on: July 05, 2008, 03:49:40 am »
Gosh! Like most Brits, I really don't know how to respond to praise, so I'll just say a slightly embarrassed 'Thank You'!  :-[

Well, in that case I'll be careful not to praise you.   ;)

That is one stupendously ugly raygun!  In fact, it's SO ugly, I'm feeling the need to confiscate it and lock it up in my private collection hide it in an underground vault forever, so as to save mankind from the sight of it.   My preciousssss...my preciousssssss....

Yeah, that's my story and I'm sticking to it.   :D

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #29 on: July 05, 2008, 05:57:11 am »
Well what I really mean is where did you learn to do this? Hobby or Work?

It's my impression that the good Döktor does precisely this for a living. That he also constructs such wonders as the Space Helmet in his spare time tells me that he does not consider it "work."
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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #30 on: July 05, 2008, 06:21:13 am »
Please, oh please put this into mass-production!

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #31 on: July 05, 2008, 02:00:30 pm »
A tear of joy is sliding down my cheek as we speak, as the world is made an even more awesome place.
Where do you work? And do you ever tire of it? It seems to be dream job to me :D
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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #32 on: July 05, 2008, 06:51:30 pm »

     Dear Doktor,

     Many Kudos on this beautiful piece!  I love the Art Deco style.

     Vienna

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #33 on: July 07, 2008, 07:37:48 pm »
DAMN! I am speechless.
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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #34 on: July 07, 2008, 09:09:46 pm »
As a professional prop builder, my hat (and possibly even part of the noggin it rests upon) is OFF TO YOU!!

That's one stylin' piece of hardware... and most definitely DIFFERENT than other pieces attempting the same styling.  Excellent design, sir.  My jealousy knows no bounds!

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #35 on: July 07, 2008, 10:33:55 pm »
Excellent work as always!

I am curious, though, was it the basis for Captain Bliss' weapon or based on it?

Nicely done  :)

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #36 on: July 07, 2008, 10:43:26 pm »
Uh-Oh; Cover blown, keep shtum!

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Based (loosely) on the figure's gun: scaled up, in real life, the gun would've been 18" long, and the sticky-out dials would have made it very difficult to hold!

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2008, 02:25:26 am »
I think I shall have to attempt an Art Nouveau one now, and look up this chemiwood. Is this chemiwood easily manipulated?

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #38 on: July 08, 2008, 04:20:07 am »
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Note the boilerplate panel in front of the trigger; perfectly in keeping with the era, and a little bit of Steampunk!
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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2008, 01:26:09 pm »
Pure Gernsbackian delight.

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #40 on: July 08, 2008, 01:46:31 pm »
thats the first raygun i've seen that i would actually want to own.
fantastic bit of work there :)
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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #41 on: July 08, 2008, 06:10:04 pm »
Uh-Oh; Cover blown, keep shtum!

Oops! :-[ Sorry!  What does shtum mean?  Is that some sort of code for 'thanks a lot, JIT, you wanker'?  ;)

Still, very well done.

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Re: Art Deco Ray Gun
« Reply #42 on: July 08, 2008, 06:30:55 pm »
Oh no, I did wonder how soon someone would recognise it, and you won the prize!* :)


As for 'shtum', it's a nice WW2 word meaning 'shush'! Nothing to do do with self polution at all!


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