Anelok: fully dressed
Rafael Ignacio Zurita
rafaelignacio.zurita at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 20:00:49 UTC 2015
On 1/30/15, Werner Almesberger <werner at almesberger.net> wrote:
> Rafael Ignacio Zurita wrote:
>> Werner, Really great device! I would buy one just because it looks nice
> Heh, I was hoping for "because your mind touched it", but I guess I'll
> have to work a bit harder to muster up an Apple-like cult following :)
Ah, but that is why I wrote "I would buy one JUST because it looks
nice". I would buy another one because you designed/developed/etc it
>> Which kind of paint did you use?
> Humbrol 21 Black Gloss:
> I also tried 85 Coal Black Satin, which looks almost identical but
> produced the following curious effect:
> - before painting:
> Note the significant tool marks.
> - after painting:
> The tools marks are still visible ! And these are not just light
> leaks due to a too thin layer of paint, this is light that never
> even makes it to the paint layer.
> Not sure if this is an effect of the paint or whether the tool marks
> are just too pronounced for the paint to hide them. It does look
> like an effect one could use for something, though :)
> Anyway, the two paints look nearly identical in this case since the
> glossiness of the Anelok case dominates any reflections from the
> These are thinner-based paints and resist water. I've applied them
> with an airbrush, for even distribution.
>> Would be that okey for some wood case?
> Yes, I think that should work. Note that I've applied the paint on
> the inside of the case, so the effect if very different from what
> you'd get by painting an outside.
Many good details, thanks a lot!!. I asked becaue I am going to try
some paint in a wood case for my criter android tv idea.
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