A meticulously detailed, 1.8m timber Millennium Falcon built by woodworker Martin Creaney from 3000 hand cut pieces of 30 different types of wood.
Apparently, it did the Kessel Run in less than a month and a half.
It’s who you’ll be wearing next season, dahling.
An abandoned 1:3 scale wooden replica of the Russian VKK Orbiter shuttle (used as a wind tunnel model in the 1980s), currently mouldering away in a corner of Zhukovsky airfield in Moscow, documented by aviation photographer Aleksander Markin.
‘The Planet’ – a fully functional LEGO turntable (with matching tube-amp and speaker cases) made by Korean block enthusiast Hayarobi using 2,405 pieces of LEGO, a LEGO Power Functions battery box and M-motor and just one non-LEGO component – an Audio Technica phono cartridge.
Exhibited at the 2014 Seoul Brick Pop Art Exhibition
Note the clever use of LEGO tyres as tonearm counterweights.
Watch a demo here.
An old anatomy model at TCD, photographed – on the verge of being dumped, having provided years of service to med students – by Anthony Edwards (Senior Clinical Photographer at St. James’s Hospital Dublin) – one of the finalists in this year’s Wellcome Image Awards.
The winner will be chosen on Wednesday.
G’wan the Tony.
(Thanks John Gallen)
A short documentary about model maker and photographer Michael Paul Smith and the wonderful world of Elgin Park – a meticulously detailed diorama series featuring miniature buildings and cars of the 1950s America brought to life with a hawk’s eye for detail and a nice line in forced perspective.
Now available in book form.
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