Lumberyard structures

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  1. Kevinkrey

    Kevinkrey Member

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    I have a small lumberyard scene in a corner of my layout, I am building some structures for it and only have room for one now, but I want to expand it in the future. Here is the first building I have, it is rough, but I built it in a couple hours. It is modeled after a lumberyard my uncle used to manage. I need something to model a tattered tarp for a door and a roof, Im not sure what to use for the roof, maybe just more corrugated metal.

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    Here are pics after paint dried................

    Comments are encouraged, I like hearing other opinions.:thumb:

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    Roofing...

    Is that red or pink paint? If it is pink, are you going to add some rolls of "Pink Panther Insulation" and a sign advertising that the company is a distributor of "Owens CorningĀ®" products? ;)

    Looks good and has plenty of room for detail inside. I would go with more corrugated steel for the roof. Maybe paint it silver or aluminum to reflect heat away and leave vent space below it...
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    Thanks, but it is a dark redish color, the one its based on has white roofs. I am planning a second layout, shelf layout in the same train room and thought the other day that I should model a foam board manufacturer.​
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    The lubmer building is finished. Here are some pics of the structure, the companys new forklift being hauled in, and then loading the building with lumber. Plus a few overall pics of the scene, my uncle who has been in the lumber industry his whole career is comming by this weekend, hopefully it gets his stamp of approval. :mrgreen:

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    Kevinkrey Member

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    looking at that post, I realize the abscence of people is very obvious.
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    C'mon, Kevin, don't your employees get any time off for Christmas? ;) :-D

    Wayne
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    Yes, they do, I guess they just dropped everything as is and left for home, didn't even think to put away the forklift.:p
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    nah, it was probably a few local kids whom "borrowed" the fork lift and left it there.
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    Your right, I admit, it was ME!:mrgreen:
    I wanted pics but there was no action, so I made some!
  11. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Looks good Kevin! By the way, I like those stacks of lumber. Are they commercially made?
    Ralph
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    Ralph, thanks for the comment. The lumber stacks are two sets of Atlas lumber kits. I airbrushed them brown and the airbrush sprays spotty for some reason but it worked well for the lumber. Then I brush Painted the ends red.
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    You'd probably get a ticket from DOT for using nylon straps instead of chains and binders on the forklift. Other than that, everything looks good. Well done!
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    shhhhhhh:twisted: nobody needs to know that.

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    Wow, that spot went from nothing to something! I like the lumber yard and those vehicles really make the scene work.