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Blackmesa II Part 2

Following on from Part 1, PilouX takes us through the final stages of his jaw dropping creation...


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
My first attempt to make the combine wall saw me cutting plywood pieces to form the structure. The result didn\'t turn out quite clean enough for my liking, so I turned my attention to a Forex panel. (A type of expanded PVC sheet).


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
Here you can see that I added aluminium pieces to improve the walls appearance and retain the look of the different thicknesses of the structure.


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
The whole lot is held together with metal rods running through all the pieces.


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
Two coats of grey paint later here is how it turned out.


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
The \"wall\" was fitted to the side with screws from behind the panel.


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
The panel fitted to the case plus a few more pop rivets for good measure...


Blackmesa II Part 2 Combine Wall
Even without backlighting, the window is looking good.