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by woodrails
Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:21 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Another allwin revival - Wonders 24 winning cups
Replies: 8
Views: 2583

Re: Another allwin revival - Wonders 24 winning cups

What is one of these worth in similar condition to this one? There's one close to me I'm considering. Thanks.
by woodrails
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 75
Views: 41509

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

I have found a person who can make a new casting of the face plate with the script on it. How much do you think would be a good price for me as the buyer and him as a seller. It's just the plate, not the round prize chute too. And how good are recast parts? What should my expectations be? Thanks in ...
by woodrails
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 75
Views: 41509

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

I'm nearing completion on my restoration. I built a completely new cabinet of walnut. All parts were cleaned and polished. I'm very happy with the results so far. I'd like to share a few pictures. Also, at this point I am looking for three parts for this machine. I am looking for a replacement for m...
by woodrails
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 75
Views: 41509

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

I'm wondering what the purpose is for the metal plate. Wood will expand/contract with humidity changes so applying it directly to wood is not a good idea. Applying to a thick card stock makes sense but is it going to be rigid over time or will it bow, warp, etc.? I'm leaning toward sandwiching it be...
by woodrails
Sat Jul 25, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 75
Views: 41509

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

I have just joined this group. I am restoring a Novelty Merchantman (including a new cabinet) and have a question about mounting a graphic on the back. The metal plate there is rusted badly and I will be sanding it down to bare metal. What is the best way to apply my print onto the metal? I'm thinki...