Archive for December, 2011

December 25, 2011

Deck your shop with gobs of tinplate

This is truly the best time of year to score tons of raw material for your tinplate projects. Have you noticed how a popcorn or cookie tin will sit around empty at the office for a whole week? Well to some they may look like garbage, but to us, they are goldmines, so don’t hesitate […]

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December 8, 2011

Tinplate plane

Project and description by Tinplate Dad. A friend of mine, Joe Crea, is a superb model builder. One of the things he likes to do is to download airplane models from various websites on the Internet. These he prints out on heavy card on his color printer, then meticulously assembles them. The resulting models are […]