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Dutchman
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Posted - 02/11/2021 :  5:06:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some progress on Kate's kitchen.

The foundation is on and so is Kate's sign.



For the foundation I decided to try the stone foundation sticks from RSLaserKits. They worked well. They are 5/32" stipwood with a stone pattern laser cut in.


Bruce

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BigLars
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Posted - 02/11/2021 :  6:31:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob, Glen and Bruce nice work.
An update on two pieces of rolling stock I am building and detailing.








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Larryc
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Posted - 02/12/2021 :  3:01:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bruce Kate's Kitchen just keeps getting better and better. Like the foundation.

Robert your building is really starting to come together. Nicely done.

Larry the rolling stock looks great and you certainly the are master of details.They'll look great on your layout.


My current build:http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53479

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/14/2021 :  12:21:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks you Bruce, and both Larry's.

I have now started on the balcony for the structure.
Made up the decking from balsa and carved in the board lines, and also the sides are made.


The sides are balsa sheet inside, with basswood weatherboards laminated on the outside.
To make a strong corner join, I cut a strip of weatherboard siding, and attached it to the back of the balcony side, upside down , that way it will interlock with the boards on the building wall for a tight strong fit.



Here's where I'm at, at the moment. Rafters and roof on it next, and more shingles.






Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 02/14/2021 :  09:24:23 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Bruce, the foundation material you used is very effective. It sure beats carving plaster.

Larry, I like those well-built cars with the loads.

Rob, fine work on the balcony floor and walls. Good trick for a neat joint between walls.

Mike



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Dutchman
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Posted - 02/14/2021 :  12:37:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
To make a strong corner join, I cut a strip of weatherboard siding, and attached it to the back of the balcony side, upside down , that way it will interlock with the boards on the building wall for a tight strong fit.



That is a really clever idea, Rob!


Bruce

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Dutchman
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Posted - 02/14/2021 :  12:38:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Michael Hohn

Bruce, the foundation material you used is very effective. It sure beats carving plaster.

Mike



This was my first time using them, Mike, and I like the results.



Bruce

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Dutchman
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Posted - 02/14/2021 :  12:42:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The current status of Kate's Kitchen. I'm working on the roof. Once I get all the 'slates' on, I will use three different color grey Prismacolor Markers to get the variation of shades of grey to make those 3-tab shingles look like slates.



Bruce

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Larryc
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Posted - 02/14/2021 :  5:02:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob nice adaptation using the siding for a tight joint. The building just keeps getting better and better looking.

Bruce the roof is going to look really good when your finished.


My current build:http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53479

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Glen Haasdyk
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Posted - 02/15/2021 :  7:59:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good work everyone.
I made some good progress on the bridge this past week, managing to assemble it to adding the trackwork on the deck.











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Larryc
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Posted - 02/16/2021 :  2:57:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Glenn very impressive job on the bridge so far. That will make a nice addition to any layout.

My current build:http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53479

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  12:33:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mike, Bruce, Larry & Glen.

Nice work Bruce & Glen.


Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  12:35:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The balcony is now finished.
As I'm using thin, 1mm balsa, for this roof area, I did full length rafters for support, to stop the roof sagging. These are leftover boards from my trawler builds.


Roof is on and trial fit of the balcony front.
This is Grandline bandstand lattice 3517.
Two pieces trimmed to length and joined and a styrene strip across the top.


Then more shingles.
All blended with various greys,browns and washes, and final dry brushing. Has blended in well with the other roof.



Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

Edited by - robert goslin on 02/17/2021 12:48:40 AM

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  12:47:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some outdoor shots.









Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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jbvb
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  6:03:26 PM  Show Profile  Visit jbvb's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I've been following progress here but now I've started my first new Challenge project: Scratchbuilding an HO scale flat car from brass. Since yesterday I've got the center sills ready to assemble:



And here's my build thread:

http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53619


James

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