ole gas lights for Beacon Falls project

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Bill Pontin, Jan 12, 2003.

  1. Bill Pontin

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    Still working on the Beacon Falls "N" scale diorama. Needed some gas lights for main street. After some experimenting found these raw materials worked great. Big Christmas tree ornament hangers + some 30gauge magnet wire + misc. glass beads from the wifes bead stock and some specially puched out pieces from some .010" thick styrene

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    finished product after painting

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    Golly, how many do they want, I'm going blind

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    This is the last house I needed to complete for Main Street Beacon Falls. All scratch built with walls that I cast. (previous post on Beacon Falls) The posts on the porch are a little big I know, they are from toothpicks (already turned and shaped) that I found in a dollar store. The railings are stock ladders and the porch trellis (sp) and the windows are from fiberglass window screening

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    side shot

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    Looks darn good to me Bill! :cool:
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    Thanks Tyson. Boy - close up shots sure bring out all the bad areas, they look much better from 2 ft away.
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    Your lamps are fantastic Bill. The fact they are N scale makes them even more so. the structure is great and the lamps complete the atmosphere.

    Like you say, seen from 2 ft the atmosphere is perfect. I love them!

    Errol
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    You folk who work in N scale!!!!!! My hat's off to you!

    I really am impressed with the use of the different materials, to achieve the final models. Both the house, and the gaslights are excellent! :cool: :cool: