Oh No! Not Another One: The Farm House Diorama

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by TomPM, May 20, 2005.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    I have finally got around to building the garage for the Farm House

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  2. ocalicreek

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    Matching the paint scheme and weathering on that little garage really adds to the believability of the scene. Nice job!
  3. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Neat!! Looks Great!!!
  4. jr switch

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    It's all really coming together. Love the weathering on the garage, looks good.
  5. jbaakko

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    Looking great!
  6. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    cool stuff! are you going to add water in that ditch? it reminds me of when I used to live in another part of NJ. there was a ditch ( not by any track unfortunately) like that, and i'd be sitting their catching tadpoles and stuff. once me and my friends got ambushed by an under ground hornets nest, lol. i thought i got away until a block later a single hornet came and stung me, lol. all of my other friends got it bad.

    keep up the good work!
  7. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!

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    You do some excellent work Tom.

    So just how big is this layout going to be once it's all done?
  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Another construction that has begun again.

    I started off with coloring the road. I painted it with Folk Art Dark Gray. I then drybrushed it with Folk Art Charcoal Gray, Light Gray, and then again Charcoal Gray.

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    I now have added some dirt shoulders with Woodland Scenics Fine Turf – Earth. The barn is shown in its eventual spot.

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    Hey Tom..!! Good to see you're back in harness...Hope to see more pics as you progress. BTW...What did you use to make the road..??
  11. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks!

    I finished adding the medium green fine turf a couple of weeks ago. I finally got some photos of it.

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    Here we are with the farm buildings temporarily in place. I still need to do driveways.

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  12. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Tom:wav: , WOW!!!:eeki: looking GREAT so far:thumb: . i really like the side of the hill & tree line on top:thumb::thumb::thumb::mrgreen: .
    :deano: -Deano
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    :thumb::thumb: Great build. I enjoy the pictures and updates. It's a how-to that I will follow to the end.

    Keep up the good work.
  14. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks!

    I added some WS turf – Earth before we went on vacation to lay the base areas for driveways and areas around the barns.

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Here are some shots with the buildings temporarily in place.

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    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Its really turning out FANTASTIC TOM!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb: the details & scenes you put in will really set it off:winki::mrgreen: . GREAT JOB!:thumb:
    :deano: -Deano
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    Tom, looking great so far! Almost looks done to me
  18. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks guys!

    Here are a couple of progress shots of the foliage along the ridge behind the Farm House area.

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    I used WS Clump Foliage, Fine Leaf Foliage, and foliage to make the scene.
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Its really coming out nice Tom!!! I love the foliage!!! :thumb: :mrgreen: :thumb:
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Thanks!

    I finished putting in the foliage.

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