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Hubert Boillot

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  1. I pressed the « like » button only in your last post, but it’s just laziness from my part, because all your posts deserve the « like » ... Impressive woodworking and metalsmith talent ! I am in awe ! Absolutely love everything you have done so far. Keep it coming ! Hunert
  2. Locked down here in Portugal as well (and btw, they are talking of putting back into use an old law that punishes hoarding of 6 months in prison - fortunately, the Portuguese people are civvic, compliant to rules, and disciplined for most of them, which cannot necessarily be said of some expats living in the country). In fairness, I am very concerned about my business in France, which I had to lock-down as well. We changed and resumed our operations after a few days, because we still had customers to serve, some of them companies providing vital supplies, but basically the business is down 80+ %. Very worrying for the future, as I have 9 employees depending on this business, not to mention the shareholder - me - who does not get unemployment benefits if things come to the worst ... Anyway, although I realise the issue of young kids is old memory for the vast majority of the members, a few seconds of a light-hearted wink : Take care all. Hubert
  3. I have been away for a couple of weeks (focusing on other projects like having a house built, until everything - including my own company - came to a grinding halt), but the feast for the eyes (well, mine at least, as I can imagine some of the strain on yours sometimes ) on returning is always so great ! Picking up my jaw, my chair, the popcorn and waiting for more Hubert
  4. Impressive work. I am going to sound a dissenting voice, but I like the picture of Jupiter better. It would contribute to make the whole set-up more realistic, IMHO. Hubert
  5. What to say other than I am in absolute awe of your machining skills and ingenuity ? Excellent work seems a bit lame for a compliment. Hubert
  6. Another amazing build and fantastic detailing. Love what you have done with this one ! Hubert
  7. Yes, but which one is it really ? The first one, or the second you bought because you could not find the first, or the third because both the first and second of the same had disappeared 😉 ? That the one who has not multiples of the same tool throws the first nail at me 😁 ... Hubert
  8. My workbench (used essentially for 1/32 plastic aircraft models) used to shrink to the usual free one-square-foot. I have invested in Hobbyzone (hoobyzone.pl) modules, and my modelling life was changed. Now, part of the discipline in modelling is to end up any session (admittedly not as frequent as I could wish) with a cleaning and putting back tools in their right place. It makes modelling so much more enjoyable, especially when you start every time with a clean (and orderly) bench . Hubert
  9. You’ve been away from MSW for some time, Doris, but certainly not idle ! Wow ! What a return ! Tremendous progress, and always so beautiful ! I am sorry I cannot contribute more to your thread with more than praise, but your talent is way above my own modelling skills 🙂 Hubert

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