Old time wood billboards

Discussion in 'Plans & Blueprints' started by modelsof1900, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. modelsof1900

    modelsof1900 Member

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    I will like to add my scetches for a wood billboard here.

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    Click in pictures for enlarging.

    See also my billboard thread if you will like to read a step by step description.

    Bernhard
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Thanks Bernhard! Great to have the link to your thread as well... :thumb:

    Andrew
  3. MCL_RDG

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    Excellent plan...

    ...that's been downloaded and will be utilized, scratchbuilt, on my RR.

    Thanks for the share.

    Mark
  4. modelsof1900

    modelsof1900 Member

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    Mark,

    let see us your model or the progress doing this.
    If you need help post here or write a PM. Wish you good success!

    Bernhard
  5. DeckRoid

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    Well, it's not pretty, and I forgot the diagonal beams, but a little india ink wash and it should work out just about right.

    Do you use 1/32 plywood for the actual billboard? I have some nice cardstock that should work or even a solid piece of balsa in 1/32 or 1/16.

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    Thanks for the plans! When I get off my brains, I shall dig through some of my plans I came up with last year.

    George
  6. modelsof1900

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    George,

    look for my modeling description here and scroll down to last pictures.
    I used scribed wood from North Eastern and I think it was 1/16 inch thick. You can use thinner material, also card board however I think that it should need enough of stiffeness.

    Let give my a note to your work; the diagonal braces should be added yet. You will get a better look when you can see the billboard from sides and backside. Good success and enjoy the model.

    Bernhard

    PS. Sorry for late answer. I have had a few vacation days.