rainy day project #1

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by belg, May 24, 2003.

  1. belg

    belg Member

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    Here's a structure I'm in the process of scratchbuilding.It's just in the beginning stages but I'm pretty happy with the progress.You guys will let me know I'm sure.

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  2. belg

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    rear view

    Here the other side, the black paint is just primer to cover the cereal box lettering.

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  3. Tyson Rayles

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    It's coming along nicely, all the different roof lines will really add eye appeal.
  4. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    So what's this structure going to be belg? Nice to see cerealboard being used:D :D :D Certainly the cheapest material around.
  5. belg

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    type

    I'm probably going to use this as a machine works which it is patterned after.It will be situated next to my stream and am toying with the idea of a waterwheel,but still a good way of.
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    Excellent!

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  7. jimmybeersa

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    Caught the BUG hey?!!!!!!!
    Nice to see you have overcome your gitters about getting the scale right.....looking forward to the finished model
  8. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That looks good! The interesting shape reminds me of a former stamp mill in Stillwater MN that is now a popular antigue mall.
    Ralph
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    Superb Start!

    Wow! You didn't start off with something small, did you?:D That looks GREAT!! I'm really looking forward to seeing updates. Keep up the good work.:)
  10. belg

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    update

    Hey guys thank you for all the incouraging words.

    Yes, Jimmy the bug has bitten me.I hope that all the time spent sitting on the fence will be worth it,I've read and looked at as many samples that I could get my hands on.

    Lighthorseman, as for the size I have all the small structures I could use so now I need to fill in specific areas.

    Robin you told me you use acrylic paint but do you hand paint or do you airbrush? I want to break up the big expanses with something any ideas? the wood siding idea will have to wait for the next structure as it is to hard to match the window openings now that all is glued together.

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    rear view

    Although it was a rainy weekend it seems like not too many folks did much this weekend? Or maybe just not enough time to post as everybody's busy working.

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  12. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    A great looking roof belg. The structure is sure coming along nicely. I use brushes to paint my structures . I do have an airbrush but my compressor isn't hooked up at the moment but prefer brushes as I usually have two or three colours going and just mix and blend to get it looking like it has weathered. Some of these old structures had advertising posters that you could put in the open spaces. Beer and tobbaco ads were seen everwhere as was coke.
  13. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Looking great!

    One of these days I have got to try scratchbuilding. Thanks for the great ideas.
  14. belg

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    update

    Here's some off the progress I've made on my little project interior lites and loading dock are now finished.

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  15. Tyson Rayles

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    Very nice Belg! Excellent progress!
  16. jmarksbery

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    I just luv it, it really does look great. :eek: :eek: :eek:
  17. philip

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    Looks great belg!

    philip:)