6 Foot PAPER Battlestar Build by “Uncle” Joe Thornton

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  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    I just found this on modelermagic:

    http://www.modelermagic.com/?p=48767

    Isn't that incredible?

    A studio-scale Battlestar is on my todo list. Now I know that it can be done! :thumb:
  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    That is BEYOND IMPRESSIVE!!!
    OUT(FRAKKING)STANDING!!!
    Thank you for sharing this WONDERFUL find with us.
  3. madduc1098

    madduc1098 New Member

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    that is sick!!!
  4. Jaqarll

    Jaqarll New Member

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    Holy cow...when I think what I'm able to accomplish currently those models give me the creeps.
  5. moradin

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    jawdropWOW! What a job! It is quite amazing to have one made of that size!
  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Well Uncle Joe must've been real busy, here I thought he was just hanging around 'Petticoat Junction" whittling wood! :)

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  7. eagleclaw4935

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    Now if only he could light that bad boy up!!
  8. Experimental Designs

    Experimental Designs Papercraft Visionary

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    It dwarfs anything I've made and it's the old School Galatica for some extra awesome points. :thumb:

    Very impressive indeed.
  9. Trimble Epic

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    I thought about making that once... Well, not that one, but the newer one... saw a 3' version posted a while back and downloaded it...
  10. Uncle JOE

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    Paper Battlestar

    Hello people..
    Uncle JOe here .. I'm happy to see that you like my 6ft Battlestar
    It's really a JOB it's all hand cut everything ( Like ( 98% ) Some of it has plastic parts but .. Nothing bought Ive been working on it for the past 20 years ( Yeah it's way over due ) It takes along time to do one small section of the ship somewhere like an hour to two hours for an area the size of your palm So Im still working on it
    It's currentley sitting upside down here while I work on the underside ( which has for some reason more detail than the top ) But it's comeing along So... Thanks again Uncle JOE
  11. spaceagent-9

    spaceagent-9 Right Hand Man and Confidant Moderator

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    just have to say..........AWESOME!!!!
  12. Uncle JOE

    Uncle JOE New Member

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    Ship

    Thanks
    Its all hand cut paper ... Your profile picture is of The Night Stalker
    Darin Mcgavin way back in the 70's ...Very cool i used to love that show
  13. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Uncle Joe, WELCOME to ZEALOT!! Very nice to have you post here. hope you feel free enough to stop around more often. It was a pleasure seeing that Battlestar and having you post here, well , how much better can it get! :) Welcome!! :)
  14. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Wow

    Holy Frak what a model, regardless of the medium. This is unbelievable Uncle Joe, my hats off to you.

    Absa Frakkin Lutly beautiful.:thumb:
  15. Uncle JOE

    Uncle JOE New Member

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    Thanks
    I cant put pictures of it on here Yet But I can e-mail some to people if they want to see more pictures of it
    I was hopeing to see the 3ft version but the author took the photos off It would be very cool to see that ship .. Mine is still in the makeing and it has come along way Once again thanks

    Heres my E-mail joe@accessatc.net
  16. Uncle JOE

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    [​IMG] I posted my ship photos in an album on the forum here if anyone would like to see them Thanks
  17. Revell-Fan

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    Thank you very much! :thumb:
  18. Vince

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    That is Amazing! I would love to try something like this, but I don't think I could commit 20 years to it. And at the pace I build at, it would probably be more like 40 years. Also, my wife thought my 3 foot long model of an ocean liner was too big, she'd freak if I built a 6' anything.