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Old July 30 2011, 09:52 PM   #76
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I could maybe do that, but the helmet has another use other than space flight that might make lights a little too dangerous.
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Old August 1 2011, 11:22 PM   #77
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Here's a little more work on the Captain's chair. I was able to get it padded (though I'll be adding more before I upholster it) and attach the base to the little step. I'm happy to report that it not only spins freely, but I can also get my arm up through the chair so I can puppeteer -- two flaws in the original Captain's chair.


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Old August 2 2011, 10:36 PM   #78
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I'm loving this stuff. BTW, didn't you ask me to look at a script a while back?
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Old August 2 2011, 11:43 PM   #79
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That would be great! Check your PM in a few minutes!
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Old August 2 2011, 11:48 PM   #80
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Actually, it will be later tonight. I just realized that I don;t have the latest revisions to the script anywhere at work.
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Old August 3 2011, 12:15 AM   #81
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Actually, it will be later tonight. I just realized that I don;t have the latest revisions to the script anywhere at work.
As well you shouldn't! lol
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Old August 3 2011, 12:42 AM   #82
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True! I usually have my laptop here, but not today.
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Old August 11 2011, 02:46 AM   #83
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Fantastic work so far...I'm really excited to see where this goes next! I love how you're cobbling all this together and getting outstanding results. Makes me wish I wasn't way over here on the other side of the country...Since I love to cobble as well, I'd be jumping right in to help ya out!
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Old August 12 2011, 06:21 AM   #84
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That makes two of us! I'd appreciate any help I can get! I'd say the set we have right now is the product of 90% my work and 10% the work of the director of the film. Certainly, the more hands and knowhow we have working on it, the faster we can get to shooting it.

Thanks for the support! It's a delicate balance to make it look like the bridge -- but not like the bridge. I always describe it as "The TMP Enterprise bridge if Han Solo maintained it for about 20 years."
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Old August 20 2011, 07:10 PM   #85
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The chair is looking great.

And my daughter thinks your puppets are cute!
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Old August 20 2011, 09:07 PM   #86
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BTW, I did start reading your script. Just have been buried in some shoots and editing. I will get back to it shortly.
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Old August 24 2011, 02:05 AM   #87
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Thanks! I totally understand. I've been out of town for the last few days, so no hurry (though I'm very interested in hearing any comments).
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Old August 30 2011, 06:38 PM   #88
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I was able to install the Captain's chair and work on the consoles last weekend. Getting pretty close to painting this thing, believe it or not!!

Captain's chair test

As you can see, the rest of the bridge is not currently put together. Since I posted last, the puppet studio where the set is housed changed locations, so I had to break the set up into the more portable "pie wedges" for transport. Having built both a stationary set and a "wild" set I can definitely see the importance of being able to take these things apart -- and we haven't even started filming yet!
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Old August 31 2011, 04:54 AM   #89
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Good work there!
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Old September 12 2011, 07:18 PM   #90
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I was able to install the "hoods" over the science and engineering stations this weekend. Those of you that remember the style of consoles on the TMP/TWOK/TSFS/TVH bridge consoles will know what I'm talking about. The way I did it was surprisingly easy and turned out great. I'll post a quick tutorial for anyone interested in doing something similar.

Will post pics later this week -- I forgot to bring my camera when I worked on the set this last weekend.
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