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scale models

Westland Lysander Mk.IIIa(SD)

V9367, No. 161 Squadron, RAF, Tempsford, UK, 1943

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scale models

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.IX

MJ755, Hellenic Air Force, 2020

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scale models

Hawker Tempest Mk.V

NV708, 123rd Wing, RAF, Wunstorf, Germany, 1946/47.

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scale models

Vought F4U-1A Corsair

VF-17 Squadron, US Navy, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, February 1944.

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scale models

(back to) Scale Modelling

After a 25-year hiatus, I am building scale aircraft models again!

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cooking recipe

Chocolate-vanilla yoghurt cupcakes

Delicious cupcakes! This was originally a cake recipe but in my experience the result is much better in cupcake form: Cupcakes are easier to bake and easier to serve. Bonus points: the kids love them!

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cooking recipe

Vanilla and orange flavoured fluffy waffles

After numerus experiments and combinations based on several recipes I found online, I think I have finally come up the perfect recipy for home-made waffles: nice and fluffy, not too sweet but full of flavor.

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DIY

IKEA hack: a headboard for the MALM bed

An easy, cheap but elegant custom headboard for the IKEA MALM double bed.

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cooking recipe

Traditional Greek pie (with feta cheese and/or spinach)

After popular demand, here is our recipe for a traditional greek pie (with feta cheese and/or spinach). This specific variation was “perfected” by my wife and it is easy to follow because it uses ready-made puff dough. The success of the recipe is linked to the quality of the dough. This is why our mothers’ […]

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3d printing

Project: converting the Anet A8 to a CoreXY type 3D printer

In the summer of 2017 I started the conversion of my Anet A8 3D printer to an AM8, essentialy replacing the flimsy acrylic frame of the printer with a new one made of aluminum profile extrusions. The conversion went well, and the robustness of the printer improved considerably. A few months ago, an accident in connecting a […]