By Wolfgang Knoll, Martin Hechinger

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3-29a): beveled edge; blunt edge; blunt edge with covered surface; blunt edge with a strip along one side; blunt edge with strips on two sides; mitered; simple overlap; simple, straight overlap. Preparation of the surfaces to be joined: 1. Remove foreign particles from surfaces (paint specks, dust, excess glue). 2. Roughen the surfaces with sandpaper. 3. Degrease the surfaces (acetone, alcohol, cellulose thinner). 4. Allow gluing surfaces to dry. 5. 6. 7. 8. Do not handle prepared surfaces (skin oil).

Qxd 30 11/12/07 8:55 AM 3 MATERIALS AN D EQU I PMENT 3-11 a,b Making a plasticine model. a. Openings for doors, windows, and all other important architectural features are cut out of the inner formwork of the plasticine model. b. Industrial plasticine is applied to the formwork. 3-12 Finished architectural model, scale 1:33, molded in plasticine and painted white. 3-13 Architectural model, scale 1:50, made as a conceptual model. Model base of 18 mm birch plywood, base of building of 9 mm plywood.

2 EQU I PMENT “Third hand” tool (to aid in gluing or soldering parts) Vise Surface plate for assembly: particleboard covered with plastic or Resopal (linoleum); surface plates made of stone or metal are even better Assembly L-bar Try square Holding blocks: home-made cubes and blocks out of plywood, filled with either small paving stones or iron shavings. These blocks are used for striking, aligning, and pressing. 5. Soldering Electric soldering iron with assorted bits; ideally, a complete soldering station, or alternately, propane-fired soldering iron Solder, flux Soldering fluid, soldering grease Brush for applying flux 6.

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