Made a little more progress on the walker;
|It's always hard to know how these scratch built constructions will turn out in the beginning.|
The basic howdah is completed, made from a couple of plastic bowls & cups. The black rim was made from an old cut up DVD case. I couldn't, for the life of me, find an appropriately sized "light box" that's pictured in the illustration. So I got a couple of plastic jewellery cases & stuck them on..... it'll be fun trying my hand at painting headlights freehand :)
|The transparent bowl I chose for the lower section was a little flimsy.|
Because of the problem mentioned in the above picture I had to come up with a way of increasing its rigidity without adding too much weight. I was going to inject "expand a foam" into the cavity, but I didn't have any at hand & couldn't be arsed going to the hardware store to get some, so I improvised. I cut up some scrap polystyrene into small chunks, mixed it up in some latex glue & pushed the concoction into the space, homemade "expand a foam".....win!
The next step is going to be constructing a winch ladder, railing & chequer plate for the flooring.
So until next time chums, Aduer :)