1:50 Level Of Detail

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Mapping heritage value. This recent project specified a 1:50 issue, at plot size the font (above) above appears as 20mm tall, the moulding lines are suggestive rather than ‘as cut’ but none the less depict a close facsimile of the … Continue reading

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Decorated & perp friezes

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Dealing with foliate detail is tricky, half the struggle is deciding on a system of depiction. Fortunately others have been here before us and following a template makes the job easier. The mason who cut the stone would have been … Continue reading

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Missing mild

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The bar at the Punch Bowl Old Market St Bristol has a framed copy this entry from the 1893 trade directory for the amusement of drinkers, I asked for the mild and the barmaid blanked me: mild? what’s that? Rogers’ … Continue reading

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Presenting metric measured drawing

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Line weights make a big difference to the readability of drawings. By emphasising opening edges depth in the view is apparent and architectural form is evident as space and volume. Sections tend to reveal the value of lineweights as queues … Continue reading

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D3aBT..back from the dead!

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Leica D3aBT new in 2010 ..scrap 4 years later? It’s not often obsolete devices come back from the dead but this has happened for the Disto3aBT. Leica have released a new version of their…

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On ‘digital draughtsmanship’

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I’m untangling some drawings derived from laser scans and the lack of clear notes of architectural form and detail compromises the work. Once again I’m forced to reflect on the powerful measurement technologies at…

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On ‘digital draughtsmanship’

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‘Reality capture’ is only the begining. I’m untangling some drawings derived from laser scans and the lack of clear notes of architectural form and detail compromises the work. Once again I’m forced to reflect on the powerful measurement technologies at … Continue reading

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A Cannondale Touring ‘5’

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Silk purse from a sows ear? As a new Quick 5 is less than half the price of the Touring 1 (it sets you back between 1 and 2k) this conversion ends up as a decent copy of Cannondale’s top of the range touring machine. Continue reading

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Your 2018 East of England KAP calendar

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This year has seen the end of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership project and my kite has seen less of the sky than I’d like but I have acquired some pleasing views of the district. Email bblake@theolt.com for details. Captions … Continue reading

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KAP RC Tx Miniaturisation

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Small is beautiful. Having got a working Arduino based remote control for the RC rig and successfully testing the manual/auto function a smaller, handier option is possible. Looking at the available cases I found options that are small enough and … Continue reading

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