Jonathan Hartman
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I made a building (bricks are tedious)

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Thompson Jul 12. 1 Reply

Hi, everyone.  It took me a very long time, but I've been working on this.  There are still a few things I'd like to add, but it's mostly done.…Continue

Tags: bricks, sets, building

Recent B&S Armature

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Hartman Mar 29. 5 Replies

I made this armature…Continue

My Most Recent Short

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Hartman Jul 12. 7 Replies

Hi, guys.  I've been prowling around the forum for over a decade, but I rarely post any of the stuff I'm working on.  I think I generally keep things a little too close to the chest, so I'd like to…Continue

US Sources for 1018 Flat Bars?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ethan Bartholomae Dec 2, 2017. 6 Replies

Hi, everyone!For my last B&S armature, I used brass, which worked fine, but I'd like to try working with steel on the next one.I'd really like to start making smaller joints, generally, but I'm…Continue

Tags: armatures, steel

 

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James Thompson replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion I made a building (bricks are tedious)
"beautiful .."
Jul 12
Jonathan Hartman posted a discussion

I made a building (bricks are tedious)

Hi, everyone.  It took me a very long time, but I've been working on this.  There are still a few things I'd like to add, but it's mostly done.If anybody has any advice for improvement or anything, I'd be glad to hear it!There are more…See More
Jul 12
Jonathan Hartman replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"Oh whoops.  Been a while since I signed in.  It's just made from brass tubes and wire mostly.This might give you a better sense, but I'm bad at progress pictures:…"
Jul 12
Alistair Nicholls replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"That was brilliant! Really made me laugh,really well animated and great sound effects too! Just wondering,how did you make the fan?  "
Jun 6
PupCup replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"Nicely done.  But now I'm traumatized.  "
Apr 3
Jonathan Hartman replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"Thank you!"
Mar 31
madrobot replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"Bravo! I love it"
Mar 30
Jonathan Hartman replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"Thank you again, Adam!  In terms of actual finished projects, I have very little tucked away, and even less that I would ever show to anyone.  I don't know that I could do very good analysis of my own sense of humor, but I'm glad…"
Mar 29
Jonathan Hartman replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion Recent B&S Armature
"Adam L, I have a fairly mediocre drill press that I use for all of my drilling.  Then I just hand shape everything else.  Everything is indeed brass aside from the balls, which are surgical steel.  They come pre-tapped, but I drill…"
Mar 29
Greyguy replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion Recent B&S Armature
"looks nice"
Mar 28
Adam Taylor replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion Recent B&S Armature
"Looks good! Is the jaw animatable?"
Mar 26
Adam Loomis replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion My Most Recent Short
"Great work! I watched BAR too.  I imagine you have a lot more work tucked away. I'd be interested to learn how you came to be interested in this type of dark humor. The tone in both are spot on. "
Mar 25
Adam Loomis replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion Recent B&S Armature
"Looks great! The size of the hands and overall posture give it a lot of character already. What are you using instead of a milling machine? What materials are those? Looks like brass for everything, except the balls...?  How did you attach…"
Mar 25
Jonathan Hartman posted a discussion

Recent B&S Armature

I made this armature a few weeks ago.  This is my second attempt at a fully-articulated ball and socket.  I really wanted to make a hand armature as well, but I don't think this one has an adequate range of motion.I'm limited in what I can do without a milling machine, but I'd certainly like to start making more…See More
Mar 18
Jonathan Hartman posted a discussion

My Most Recent Short

Hi, guys.  I've been prowling around the forum for over a decade, but I rarely post any of the stuff I'm working on.  I think I generally keep things a little too close to the chest, so I'd like to be more open about the things I make.This is a short that I made last year as I was packing to move across the country.It's not really suitable for children, I guess.The animation wasn't really a priority (and neither was the fabrication, in some sense), but the timing and the tone and the "screen…See More
Mar 12
Ethan Bartholomae replied to Jonathan Hartman's discussion US Sources for 1018 Flat Bars?
"McMaster Carr (mcmaster.com) is a fantastic source for materials and tools of various kinds. They can be a little pricey at times, but their selection of plastic and metal is pretty extensive. I get all of my 1018 and O1 steel as well as brass and…"
Dec 2, 2017

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