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dallas_m
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Posted - 08/01/2012 :  08:23:28 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Frederic Testard

I particularly like the rusty metal look on the signs.


... and the SUBTLE discoloration on the walls that shows those signs weathered in place!


Cheers,
Dallas

Chambers Gas & Oil -- structure build
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dallas_m
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Posted - 08/04/2012 :  1:28:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yes, you should definitely get your rear in gear!

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Dallas

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UKGuy
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Posted - 09/21/2012 :  9:00:26 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Nothing exciting.......



1/2" mold resulting in a 1/2" stick of plaster.....

Karl.A



Edited by - UKGuy on 09/22/2012 11:38:53 AM

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UKGuy
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Posted - 09/22/2012 :  11:36:20 AM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Courses.....



Bricks.....



Karl.A



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George D
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Posted - 09/22/2012 :  2:02:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The bricks look nice, Karl. I'm anxious to see them painted. How long did it take to carve them?

George


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UKGuy
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Posted - 09/22/2012 :  3:00:42 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the post George. It took just over 1.5 hrs

Karl.A



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brownbr
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Posted - 09/22/2012 :  6:36:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well I'm liking the look of this.


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Frederic Testard
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Posted - 09/25/2012 :  5:09:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This kind of repetitive work always looks very impressive to me, since despite its monotony, it requires a constant care not to let the rows become too far or too close. Very nice.


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UKGuy
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Posted - 10/18/2012 :  2:17:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the replies guys....



Karl.A



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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 10/18/2012 :  2:31:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Karl

What colors are we using here??? Is this just a base coat??

Jerry


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UKGuy
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Posted - 10/18/2012 :  2:45:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Jerry,

base coat of maroon and tangerine craft paint stippled on and blended with water.

Flour mortar sealed with dullcoat.

Further colouring with chalks will follow.



Karl.A



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UKGuy
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Posted - 10/18/2012 :  3:02:23 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Black wash to dull down the white mortar.



Karl.A



Edited by - UKGuy on 10/18/2012 3:02:56 PM

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CieloVistaRy
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Posted - 11/09/2012 :  10:33:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
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Originally posted by UKGuy




Karl.A




Karl,

I am slobbering at the quality of these walls. So well done.


Arthur

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 11/10/2012 :  09:51:33 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The big question is where has Karl been hiding??????

Jerrt


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UKGuy
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Posted - 11/10/2012 :  6:23:58 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Life sometimes gets in the way Jerry..........


I have made significant progress however and I shall update you and anyone else
interested as soon as I can.

I really appreciate you "checking in" on the build and I will strive
to give you an update shortly...

Karl.A

(which one of those 17 projects on my desk was I supposed to be working on next............)




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