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Ensign
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Posted - 09/03/2015 :  1:03:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, those apple Pies look delicious!
Stone walls vs. apple pies, I think your wife is the winner of this contest.
But don't feel bad about it Bob, because you get to eat the winners work.

Greg Shinnie



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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 09/03/2015 :  10:57:15 PM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Pies and wall both looking good!


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sgtbob
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Posted - 09/04/2015 :  3:16:27 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Mark, Bill, Greg, and Ray, thanks for your postings.

This is a rather dumb way to photograph the barn but I wanted to give you a little idea of where
I'm going with it. The other stone gable end wall is carved and has two coats of Gesso applied,
the 2nd coat is drying. Then it's the tinted coat and stone painting. When that's done I can
also attach the back wall.

A long ways to go yet but I hope this puts the type barn in place.





Bob



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dallas_m
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Posted - 09/04/2015 :  4:01:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Barntastic! Reminds me that I haven't been up in the PA countryside in a while ... but definitely a familiar look. (Makes me crave soft pretzels!)

Cheers,
Dallas

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Bill Gill
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Posted - 09/04/2015 :  5:25:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That's going together very nicely, no stalling around, er, wait a minute, the stalls are alreay there.


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Orionvp17
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Posted - 09/04/2015 :  5:46:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Barntabulous!

This all makes sense now. The slit windows in the end are the ports to allow the snipers to pick off the would-be pie thieves, the stabling on the lower deck provides for a quick get-away, and the open sides, roof and other end are to allow the pie aroma to waft through the fresh country air and enthrall the citizenry.

Elegant!

Pete
craving pie
in Michigan



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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 09/04/2015 :  10:32:43 PM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
That's going to be a really great looking barn!


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quartergauger48
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Posted - 09/04/2015 :  10:52:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The painted stones look very good, but as good as those darn pies...look. and 2 of them besides. Sounds like a man that has no complaints............on the home front'...Hmmm, just droned on me,
special home made pies being featured at the Town of Santos, Greyhound Terminal'...



Ted

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sgtbob
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Posted - 09/06/2015 :  12:25:01 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Got the walls erected and a sub roof on. Even Charlie was excited and showed up for the photo shoot.

FRONT




BACK




I know it looks funny the way the stone foundation is on the back but there is a reason
and a why it's OK.

The reason - remember I only had two sheets of material to work with and the two gable ends
took most of it. The triangular pieces below the back wall are cut offs from the roof angles on
the sides. The other cutoffs made the test pieces and the stable walls.

Why it's OK - the barn will be on a bank and the ramp will come right up to the bottom of the big
doors. From there the ground will slope down and around the sides.

Bob


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Orionvp17
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Posted - 09/06/2015 :  4:03:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nicely done, Bob! Keep this one coming along, please!

I can think of several "prototypes" along 322 between Harrisburg and Boalsburg in the late '70s....

Pete
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dallas_m
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Posted - 09/06/2015 :  8:17:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful! Love the stonework and deep red coloring. Still craving those soft pretzels!

Cheers,
Dallas

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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 09/07/2015 :  08:13:03 AM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Beautiful!


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sgtbob
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Posted - 09/07/2015 :  09:13:30 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Even though this is a "freelance" barn, everything is typical and I think it needs a bit
of "history". Looking through the book "The Pennsylvania Barn, It's Origins, Evolution, and
Distribution in North America", I find that some were built in the 1700's but the bulk of them
seems to have been built in the early 1800's and still stand today.

So, Our little barn was built in 1820 by Johann Daub as a bank barn. It had a wood shake roof
for many years but somewhere in the early 1900's that roof was replaced with a standing seam
metal roof as were so many of it's contemporaries. Lightning rods were added at that time.
The model represents it as it looked in 1941, the era of my railroad.

The Hex Signs were added about the same time and they are just for decoration, no magic involved.

More later
Bob


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LynnB
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Posted - 09/07/2015 :  3:00:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The structure really looks great and your coloring method really shows well outside for the photos.


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quartergauger48
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Posted - 09/07/2015 :  9:40:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Those stones look so real, one would think they are, and not 'balsa foam'...As Ray stated,
BEAUTIFUL', Bob'....



Ted

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