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deemery
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USA
7686 Posts

Posted - 06/17/2018 :  5:48:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What Pete said! You're making really good progress.

dave

Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)
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Pennman
Fireman

USA
4102 Posts

Posted - 06/17/2018 :  6:28:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What Pete and Dave said. I like it!
Rich
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quartergauger48
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USA
5858 Posts

Posted - 06/17/2018 :  10:10:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Fred, you are doing incredible work on this build

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Michael Hohn
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USA
5172 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  12:20:05 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Very classy. Well done.

Mike
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Carl B
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USA
3393 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  06:46:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent!
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sgtbob
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USA
3845 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  06:47:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Terrell,
Great Job !! This build is coming along at breakneck speed and looking fantastic.

I did get the first layout done for my version which is 1/24 scale, I'll post it later today. I
do not want to hijack your wonderful string so that will be the last I will post here. While I
plod along on my version I will continue to watch and enjoy your build. So you will get an idea of
size, 1/24 is twice your 1/48 and it works out that your 12 1/4 inch front wall becomes about 24
inches in mine.

Cheers,
Bob

http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=30102
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=51837
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George D
Moderator

USA
15183 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  08:07:11 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You're moving right along, Terrell. It looks like a lot of good planning has gone into your work.

George
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Terrell
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USA
1974 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  1:20:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Guys !! Now I'm racing to stay ahead of Bob.

When it came time to doing the fancy trim above the entry opening I originally just intended to add some shapes, particularly on the two corners. So I shaped them from basswood, along with the centerpiece. On the centerpiece I added some sliced off styrene tubing for the round shapes and added a piece of tag holder, I don't know what else to call it, it's the little strap fastened to clothing or other products that hold the price tag on. It's the hangy down part. The spire.






But after attaching the three pieces I decided I needed to do more. So, I started by slicing off thin pieces of styrene tubing and hacking them up and placing them. Until I got something I thought would suffice. They are glued in place with Testors liquid cement.

Then I gave it a basecoat. As it turns out this is a wasted step really.

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sgtbob
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USA
3845 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  1:20:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Here's my start on a 1/24 scale version of this build. This is the last I will post my
build here so you can enjoy Terrell's build. Should you want to also check out mine it is
here: starting on page 12.

http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=49131



This first piece is foam core with a sheet of .010 styrene glued on as a facing to make it
easier to complete the details with styrene strips.

I'll be watching Terrell's wonderful build too !!


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wvrr
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6492 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  2:07:16 PM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
What an impressive build, Terrell.

Chuck
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Carl B
Fireman

USA
3393 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  3:21:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks great Fred. Wish there was a shot of you making the "thing-a-ma-bobs" in the corners!

Edited by - Carl B on 06/18/2018 3:22:19 PM
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Pennman
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USA
4102 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  7:57:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice work Fred, can't wait till the next segment.
Rich
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quartergauger48
Fireman

USA
5858 Posts

Posted - 06/18/2018 :  9:28:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
what a difference with that base coat on there Fred. Really brings out the details...Still not clear on the thingy mijigs...
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Ensign
Fireman

Canada
8302 Posts

Posted - 06/19/2018 :  09:37:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Terrell, you are doing a fantastic job with recreating this tenement building, from the Shorpy photograph!
It will be very interesting watching both you & Bob recreate this structure.
Keep up the great work!

Greg Shinnie
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Guff
Fireman

USA
1730 Posts

Posted - 06/19/2018 :  11:22:40 AM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Fred,
Amazing work on the fancy trim! Looking forward to your and Bob's tenement build.
Two of the finest scratchbuilders' on our forum!!


David Guffey
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