Backwoods Engine House

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  1. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    I finally finished it... At this rate, no one would ever hire me as a building contractor. It took me 6 months to get this done! It was built for a friend who will install it at a layout at a retirement home in Ottawa.

    It is a Laser Structures wood laser-cut kit. Each baton has to be glued on individually! That is what took the most time (Although I say 6 months, it really was about a week of "full" evenings to get it done). The windows were the next most difficult, as there is all kinds of tiny trim parts, plus interior and exterior framing to add.

    Andrew

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  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Additional pics

    Here are some more pics - interior shots, and some of a chimney I will obviously have to fix! :oops: It doesn't look that bad in person! i scratched the little wood stove and the barrels and crates inside the store room. I also built the workbench in the picture above. The wheels, ladder, and chain on the floor are from the junk parts bin.

    Andrew

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  3. TrainClown

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    Sweet job! I love it!

    TrainClown :D
  4. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Now that's an engine house. Nice work Andrew
  5. Livesteam

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    it looks like it took that long with all the details, Be careful if you move it.


    Can you delete that one i did it agian. sorry
  6. Livesteam

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    it looks like it took that long with all the details, Be careful if you move it.
  7. Tyson Rayles

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    Very nice Andrew, good work!
  8. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Thanks guys!

    Andrew
  9. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Andrew Great Job :thumb: :thumb:
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    brakie Active Member

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    WOW!! :eek: Super nice!! Great job! :thumb:
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    Sir_Prize Member

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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    Oh yeah and... :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  12. Bachmann_I10sa

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    wow that came out good....love the detail!
  13. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Excellent work Andrew!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Val
  14. SteamerFan

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    I say wow! just Wow! that looks great, as for the chinney, I'd leave it cockeye'd, looks realistic. Seen many of those old stovepipes bent over from wind and snow.
  15. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Thanks everybody for the kind words, and Jay - I like your solution!! :D

    Andrew
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    ausien Active Member

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    neeat little engine shed mate, good work...have a good one..steve