Scratch building N scale

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Anachron, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. Anachron

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    Hi all :)

    This is my first scratch built building
    It's in N scale and measuers 14 * 7,5 * 10 cm right now(yes we use metric system in sweden and sry about that :p )

    It*s made from evergreen's sheet styrene a couple of windows that I found from another building and some Plastruct strips

    As I progress I thought I could show you how I go along and hope to get some feedback cause im a newbie :)

    This is the building I will have as a basic insperation :)

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  2. Anachron

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    I started of like this

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    glued togheter and some color :cool:

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  4. Anachron

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    scratch built an platform by strips

    the pice that lies next to the house is the small roof over the platform

    I dont know how to fixate it there
    any ideas? :)

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  5. CCT70

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    Lookn good bro. On a similar structure that I built, I used .020" wire (this was built in HO) to "hang" the roof from the side of the structure at a 45 degree angle and used styrene strip as a ledge to rest the bottom of the roof on, glued to the side of the building.

    Good luck and keep us posted, it's looking great so far.
  6. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Hey, you're off to a great start. Keep us posted as you progress.

    Don
  7. George D

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    It looks good. I'm in HO, but enjoy seeing good work in any scale. I'm looking forward to seeing more pictures as you progress.
    George
  8. shamus

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    Looks very nice indeed. more photos later on please.
    Shamus
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  9. jkristia

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    What you have so far looks fantastic. :thumb:
    Please keep us posted.
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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    VERY nice work!
    :cool: :thumb: :thumb: :cool:
  12. Catt

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    If this is your first scratchbuilt by your tenth you are going to be right up there with Robin and Shamus and ,and ,and all the rest opf the "old" pros that have their Exacto's here on the Gauge.:D
  13. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Looking very nice! The big challenge for me when scratchbuilding is cutting out neat openings for windows. Yours look great! I like that big window on the side.
    Ralph
  14. Arlaghan

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    Awesome!

    And... is that a microsoft keyboard and optical mouse you have there? I think those are the same ones I have ! :D
  15. Anachron

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    thx alot guys :D :D :D
    I love this forum and all of you guys that give me the motivation I need :D

    Yes Ralph the windos are the hard part
    specually when they measures 7 * 5 mm ;)
    But I found it easier to look good if I make the hole smaler than the window I am going to use, then I file the hole to the correct size.

    yeah Arlaghan it is an ms mouse and keyboard :p (great for elit gaming)

    I will very soon have some more photos, so stay tuned :)
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    good work:thumb: :thumb:
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    Excellent scratchbuild, keep the pics comming.

    :thumb: :thumb:
    Paul
  18. Anachron

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    for the tanks on the side I cut a small part of the pipe on my moms vacum cleaner :D :D :D :D :D :D

    I hope she dousen't kill me soooo mutch ;)
  19. Anachron

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    oops forgot the image ;)

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    my moms now a little shorter vacum cleaner :p :p :p

    well everything for the hobby right??? :D

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