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What if the TARDIS had landed in 1890's alternate London?
After doing some research on police boxes, I learned that they were red, hexagonal, and cast iron in the Victorian era. Now as I am melding past and future together, I chose to take the hexagonal shape and apply it to the familiar Mackenzie Trench design, keeping the iconic blue color, the overall lines, and the wooden construction (though I realize the actual Mackenzie Trench Metropolitan boxes were mostly concrete). I felt that having the shape be the only large alteration was particularly appropriate as hexagons have a serendipitous connection with Gallifrey.
I decided that adding gears, rivets, or any other such embellishments wouldn't make much sense, for while the TARDIS is a vehicle, it shouldn't look like one, and I couldn't rationalize gears or rivets on a wooden police call box. Even in a steampunk London, most things would not have gears or rivets, so I decided to just alter the shape and add a few brass appointments.
I chose poplar dimensional lumber to construct the frames with birch plywood panels. I believe that the crown molding, colonial molding, and half round strips I used were all pine.
I needed it to breakdown and fit into my car, so I devised a construction method whereby the roof lifts off, the walls separate into three sections of two panels, and the floor is a separate piece. For the height of each panel, I went with measurements along the lines of the Tom Baker era prop at 6.5'.
Designed by me and built with the help of my Outland Armour crew and SCAD.