|A day to learn how to properly drill holes into the whale's |
smallest vertebrae at the very end of the tail.
|A day to learn how to drill holes into solid steel.|
|Day 12 was a good day to put together the very end of a very long skeleton. Good job fellas!|
|Look mom! An ET totem pole!|
|Day 12 was a good day to get some welding done.|
|A good day for a little bone touch-up.|
|Who put those bones up so high?!!!|
|Before and after.|
|Day 12 was a good day for another lesson in solid steel drilling. . .|
|And how to create threads in that steel.|
|Lee loves to point out that there are no "pink or blue" jobs in skeleton building.|
|It was a good day for the museum interns to add the first |
layers of cartilage replacement to their flipper.
|Yeah, that stuff does smell awful. . . Some dislike it more than others. (^-^)|
|Tight quarters when cartilage replacement is|
added to both flippers at the same time.
|Here, just a little bit more.|
|Day 12 was a good day to experience the satisfaction of a job well done.|