This was a gift from my mother and sister for Christmas 2006. It’s a Hallmark Keepsake Christmas ornament (#QXD6376). It depicts a scene from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl where Captain Jack Sparrow is being held in a jail cell. Pressing the button on the front of the …
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This was a 2007 birthday gift from my wife. It’s from one of my favorite architectural model makers Timothy Richards. Dexter Gate is a familiar landmark to all Harvard graduates. On the face of its lintel is carved “enter to grow in wisdom” and on the reverse, “depart to serve mankind”. Harvard commissioned this bookend …
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Hirst Arts Fantasy Architecture has some how-to tips on make some miniature doors. Making a door. Making a textured door. Making Computer Printed Doors. Making antique foil doors. Making a secret door using mold #96.
This is Jack Skellington’s gate from the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas. It was a birthday present from my mom and sister last year. It is part of the Walt Disney Classics Collection and was released in July of 2002. It was sculpted by Larry Nikolai. Front Back
This was my Christmas gift from my mother and sister this year. It’s called “Dark Secrets” and it’s from the Myth and Magic Dark Secrets Collection. It was designed by Jessica Watson and sculpted by Anthony Slocombe. It was first issued in 01/94 and production stopped in 12/97. Front Side Back
My daughter gave me the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ninja Action Raphael for Christmas this year. She knew I didn’t care about the turtle, but it has a breakaway vault door that I liked. Bank Vault Door in action Instructions