New, New TardisBuilders!
Started by jamiebate, Apr 10, 2016, 01:25 pm
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amActually Dino, in 'your' very old drawing, the widths of the corner posts are half an inch too narrow as well!
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amIf my post came across as a tongue lashing, that wasn't my intention and I apologise.
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amI simply want people to have the most accurate and up-to-date information: To misquote Jon Pertwee from Day of the Daleks, "this won't do at all, we can't have two sets of plans running around!"
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amEr, no.... The fact that the panel recesses have been incorrectly stated as 15" means that the window frames are also too short in this old version as well (though the figure of 3/4 of an inch for the widths of the stiles and cross-rails is correct).
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amHaha, you should see the state of my laptop's filing "system" - the word system is singularly inappropriate! In all seriousness though, I'd delete the 2008 version of the Brachacki Police Box 'plans' - the proportions are fundamentally incorrect.
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amI know a lot of people use the formula 25 millimeters per inch but this results in what used to be called a "metric foot" (300 mm). I've always used 25.4 mm per inch as the conversion factor which results in the true value of 304.8 mm per imperial foot.
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amAs an aside, you'll find that the studio floor plans for season 14's wooden console room are expressed in metric feet rather than imperial feet (which probably goes someway to explaining why some of our information regarding this version of the Tardis' interior doesn't quite tally with what was built - particularly the size of the circular platform on which the wooden console stands).
Quote from: rassilonsrod on Apr 14, 2016, 12:14 pmBugger!
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 amAs a second aside, Nathan/Warmcanofcoke (why do I always want to put spacings in "warm can of coke"?! has asked if I'd like start a topic on the wooden console room as well as the Mike Kelt console. I genuinely like the wooden console room but I have no interest (design-wise) in anything after Season 14 (and, in any case, Lespaceplie seems to have the Kelt Console 'pinned down' . I want to finish the Kenneth Sharp Console first and - as a third aside - I've been driven to the conclusion that it was a good two inches taller than previously thought - but, more of that elsewhere!
Quote from: lespaceplie on Apr 14, 2016, 03:43 pmThe 6" posts version of the drawing is my old one. It predates better knowledge about the corner posts...
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 05:55 pmI'm not in any way 'knocking' your old plans Lespaceplie, I'm just saying that this version has been superseded by - as you say - 'better knowledge'. If the old version is still 'live' somewhere here on TB, it might be better to update the thread concerned so that we don't have contradictory plans floating about.
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 14, 2016, 05:55 pm...knowledge and understanding moves on... There's no harm in double-checking what someone has said, if you agree, great; if you don't agree say so. Everyone should be be man or woman enough to accept polite constructive criticism.
Quote from: lespaceplie on Apr 14, 2016, 06:54 pmI wish I could kill off all the obsolete plans floating around out there - quite a few of which I'm responsible for. To date I've only updated links, but there are crumbs of the past versions littered all over. That and I love when new info surfaces that can refine and sometimes radically change things. I'm not at all defending the old plans. They're just part of the journey.
Quote from: Angelus Lupus on Apr 14, 2016, 11:00 pm...If only certain research topics (and probably academic journals) could be like an app store, where you automatically download the latest update.
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 16, 2016, 11:30 amI'm hardly a genius.... The drawing didn't take any effort as the additional parts and dimensions are described here: http://tardisbuilders.com/index.php?topic=4489.0
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 16, 2016, 11:30 amWhat we have above is a mish-mash of two styles (Lespaceplie's and now my own) which - whilst accurate - doesn't exactly look pleasing to the eye.
Quote from: Tony Farrell on Apr 16, 2016, 11:30 amIf Lespaceplie hasn't got the time, I'd be happy to put the effort in do a 'properly' finished diagram with the additional elements added in a matching 'house style'. That way people could download something which looks 'properly finished' (rather than something with bits hastily added by me).