Monthly Archives: August 2010

appreciate, appreciate, appreciate

My extended absence from posting has been attributed to an unfortunate turn of events.  Last Wednesday someone broke into our house and took some valuable and precious things of my wifes and myself.  Fortunately, we were not home and the house as a … Continue reading

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22nd President version 2

After the success yesterday with getting the jello to release from the mold, I tried again today but with more gelatine.  I bought some plain old gelatine, no flavor, and added a couple of extra packets to tripe the amount of … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentleman, the 21st President of the United States, in jello …

The half mold seems to do the trick.  There was no leaking in the mold and the jello came out pretty cleanly.  That is the good news.  The bad news is that the jello needs WAY more gelatine.  It is to flimsy … Continue reading

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more digging, more jello

Last week I attempted the first president in the full in-the-round mold.  After spending an hour prepping the mold with release and jelly to seal it, the jello slowly leaked all over the inside of the refrigerator.  I am fortunate that my … Continue reading

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Preparing to set the foundation

Rented a awger this morning to dig the four holes for the gallows this moning, finished installing the concrete tubes this afternoon.  The digging was easy as a result of all the sand.  Only a few stones.  It was hot though … Continue reading

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Lightening Field and VLA, a day after

Sunday night into Monday morning I spent at the Lightning field outside Quemado NM.  The work is a collection of stainless steel poles about 20 ft high organized in a grid where each pole is 220 ft apart.  The grid lies … Continue reading

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