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Michael Hohn
Fireman

USA
6341 Posts

Posted - 10/20/2018 :  11:13:09 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Lots and lots of junque. Beautiful.
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Guff
Fireman

USA
1889 Posts

Posted - 10/21/2018 :  1:11:07 PM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Tony,
Looking good! The detail really adds to the scene of the beautiful enginehouse!
Dave

David Guffey
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 10/21/2018 :  6:17:26 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Robert, Michael and Dave, thank you. I think I still have a lot of details to add, it's a matter of coming up with the right ones and where to place them.

In the mean time, I just painted this little guy from Reedoak in France.
http://reedoak.com/





Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene

Edited by - Nelson458 on 10/21/2018 6:17:56 PM
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TRAINS1941
Engineer

USA
12487 Posts

Posted - 10/21/2018 :  7:11:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow I can't believe this guy traveled all the way from France to be in this diorama!!

Hell your known round the world!!

Looking good Tony keep up the great work.

Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 10/21/2018 :  8:52:09 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by TRAINS1941

Wow I can't believe this guy traveled all the way from France to be in this diorama!!

Hell your known round the world!!

Looking good Tony keep up the great work.



LOL, that's funny.

Thanks.

Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 10/27/2018 :  7:21:02 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Made this rack today, set of three between posts, will hold clamps and tools to hang, as well as some odd stuff in lower and maybe upper shelves. Any thoughts? I am up In the air on whether it looks good or not.

Alternately I thought of adding separate self-standing shelves.

You won't hurt my feelings which ever way you think.





Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene
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TRAINS1941
Engineer

USA
12487 Posts

Posted - 10/28/2018 :  12:15:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I like it just the way it is.

This way the tools will be visible.

Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 10/28/2018 :  08:45:53 AM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by TRAINS1941

I like it just the way it is.

This way the tools will be visible.



Thanks Jerry. I think that after I get everything added on, it will look a lot better.

Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene
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Michael Hohn
Fireman

USA
6341 Posts

Posted - 10/28/2018 :  10:21:40 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Tony,

Once you have tools on it it will look better and make a lot more sense. Right now it looks like an oversized fence even though it logically isnít.

I like the originality; not yet another bench.

Mike

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Nobody living can ever stop me, as I go walking that freedom highway -- Woody Guthrie
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 10/28/2018 :  8:40:22 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Michael Hohn

Tony,

Once you have tools on it it will look better and make a lot more sense. Right now it looks like an oversized fence even though it logically isnít.

I like the originality; not yet another bench.

Mike



Thanks Mike.

Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene
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David Clark
Fireman

Canada
1243 Posts

Posted - 10/30/2018 :  12:13:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I think that once it is loaded up with stuff, it will look great. No one is going to be thinking, "if only it were some shelves".
Cheers,
Dave
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 10/30/2018 :  6:00:21 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by David Clark

I think that once it is loaded up with stuff, it will look great. No one is going to be thinking, "if only it were some shelves".
Cheers,
Dave



Thanks Dave. The idea is to have some narrow shelves, yet some areas to hang tools. Your right, when I get a chance this weekend, I will load it up, or some of it anyway, depending on how much time I have

Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene
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Nelson458
Fireman

USA
3151 Posts

Posted - 11/04/2018 :  5:07:06 PM  Show Profile  Visit Nelson458's Homepage  Reply with Quote
There is an O scale kit I have from Western Scale Models which includes a shop heater. There isn't one available in HO, so....I made my own. Took the best of some 6 hours over 2 days. Still need to paint it though.

At first, I forgot I had it, and printed off a picture I found on line of the same thing. After I paint it I'll add it between the car and loco side of the shop, along with a coal bin and some tools like a coal rake and shovel. I'll even put in some real coal from Smith & Son's Ballast.

For a size comparison, the first photo is about actual size.














Tony Burgess
Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty.~ Brian Greene

Edited by - Nelson458 on 11/04/2018 5:12:04 PM
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railman28
Fireman

USA
5652 Posts

Posted - 11/05/2018 :  11:35:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What a nice warm stove

It's only make-believe
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Michael Hohn
Fireman

USA
6341 Posts

Posted - 11/05/2018 :  2:42:20 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Tony,

Nice shop stove. Seems only fitting that what looks like a home-made stove is represented by a home-made model.

Mike

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