Well, it's been a busy weekend and week for me hobby-wise, for a change!
I built my Raven Guard Venerable Dreadnought finally. I also experimented with magnetizing the arms, since dreadnoughts have such a wide range of weapons available to them. I got a Mk IV power fist, a Mk IV assault cannon, and a Mk IV plasma cannon. The magnetization went well enough, though the magnets I used are a little big. If I do another dread (such as the contemptor I have waiting in pieces), I think I'll go for smaller magnets. Anyway, somehow the beak of the raven skull in the center chest plate got broke. :( I'll try to make it look like battle damage. I know dreads aren't great in 6th/7th edition (and I just had a deff dread get blown away turn 1 by dark space elves on Thursday :( ), but still, it's a Raven Guard Venerable Dreadnought!
I also built my Relic Deimos Predator Executioner. And I have a lot to learn (like patience!) on working with Forge World resin. I built the heavy bolter sponsons, and the first one I built and attached rotated just fine. I tested it. I went to work on the other one and when I went to check the first one, it was glued in place. :( I tried to work it loose, but all that got me was the sponson snapping off (at the glue) at a different place. Oh well, at least it is pointed in a good direction. I also managed to glue two of the exhausts at an angle, and the executioner gun barrel itself angles down (I think the resin is bent a little bit). Regardless of all that, it looks great, and I can not wait to use a 3 shot plasma cannon that does not Get Hot!. :D
Then tonight, because I hadn't done any in a while and it was on my mind, I built a Gothic-class Imperial cruiser for Battlefleet Gothic. I had good experience with the green stuff when working on the dreadnought (besides the magnets, the join of the upper and lower torsos required some help too), so I think I'll work on the Vengeance-class Imperial Grand Cruiser I've had sitting around for a while as well. It's been far, far too cold to paint (it was 2 degrees this morning, and how I wish I was talking about Celsius!), so I'm on a building spree. I am remembering that I enjoy building (mostly), so I am going to try to get some more stuff put together. Starting with the grand cruiser.
In other hobby news, I've gotten quite a few games of 40k in, using both my Raven Guard and my orks. One of these days I'll actually build and paint something Orky, instead of yoinking stuff off Ebay. :D