These wonderful cars should be protected against dust (and children). I designed a showcase in two or even three levels. It is rather large, but it is fantastic to see.
The bottom is a wooden board (60 X 100 cm), on witch I milled a groove of 6 mm wide and 5 mm deep.The measurements of the groove are 80 X 45 cm, so there is still place to display the mark and type of the vehicle. The measurements of the glass (6 mm wide) are 80 X 30 cm (80 X 50 cm for the Truck) for front and back and 43,8 X 30 cm (43,5 X 50 cm for the truck) or the sides; so we get a showcase of 80 X 45 cm.
The glass is placed into the grooves.
The glass is glued together with transparent silicone.
On the top edge of this glass I put a profile with two grooves; one above and one under. The groove underneath fits on the top edge of the glass.
View from above
In the top groove I placed the glass of the upper show-case.
These glass is glued together with transparent silicone.
We place the middle glass (78,5 X 43,5 cm) on the profile in the middle.
On the top edge of this upper showcase I placed a cover in glass. This has the same plan from above as the profile in the middle of the show-case. The side view you find down here.
The cover, the profile and the glass edges on the sides can be finished according your own style and interests.
Price of the materials:
1: Glass +/- 70,00 €
2: wood +/- 50,00 €
3: paint +/- 6 €
4: wooden board: +/- 11 €
Total: +/- 137 €
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