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Bill Cramp's Virtual Gilbert Erector Carousel

Bill writes: "Here are pictures of my latest virtual project rendered in AutoCad Mechanical Desktop: The Erector MERRY-GO-ROUND from the 10½ Set. The most challenging part I fabricated for this model was the Carousel Horse. To make this part, I first scanned an actual Erector horse. I then inserted the image into AutoCad and scaled it to its actual size. There are 4 color layers and each was traced over the image to form 4 individual sketches. Each sketch was then resolved into a parametric profile. The profiles were assigned a color, layered one on top of the other and extruded into a 3 dimensional figure."