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Orionvp17
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Posted - 06/20/2016 :  2:48:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by sgtbob

Pete, It had no purpose, just wanted to make a little brick building. Since then I have decided
it will be a blacksmith shop.

Bob



Elegant smithy!

Pete
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sgtbob
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Posted - 06/20/2016 :  4:41:53 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Mike, It's not weathered yet. And I don't think it was originally a blacksmith shop, he just moved in
when the first owner left.


That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

Bob


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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 06/21/2016 :  02:41:13 AM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Wow, that is really looking great!


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Guff
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Posted - 06/21/2016 :  09:22:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Are the muntins on the clear plastic window layer painted or thin strips of styrene?
This building has a lot of appeal and is one of my favorites...NICE JOB!!!!!



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sgtbob
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Posted - 06/21/2016 :  10:01:50 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Ray and Dave, thanks for the comments, they nudge me to keep going!!

Dave, all the layers of what I have called the "windows layer" except the clear plastic center
sheet are cut from thin card which includes the mullions. All painted before assembly. You could
use thin strips which I have done before or paint the mullions on as I have done when modeling in
smaller scales. Your call.

Bob


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Guff
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Posted - 06/21/2016 :  10:44:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for all of the advice.

Having a little nudge as well as people showing interest in your work helps to keep us all going.

This is a great forum with very supportive and helpful people.



Edited by - Guff on 06/21/2016 2:30:10 PM

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JeffB
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Posted - 06/21/2016 :  5:43:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi, Bob.

Just catching up. Outstanding, as usual!

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 06/21/2016 :  11:35:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking very high class there Bob'...This Black Smith must be on the wealthy side of town tending to to the more affluent horse owners in the community'...



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sgtbob
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Posted - 06/23/2016 :  07:15:16 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks Dave, Jeff, and Ted, I appreciate your remarks.

I made the sub roof which is removable to access the interior, a change from my usual slide out
drawer. It just seemed better in this case for some reason.

I also made the chimney the same way as the main structure, Taskboard covered with the printed
vinyl. The cap is Taskboard sanded to a rounded shape and the flue pipe is styrene tubing. I
thought the window sills looked too flat so I cut small pieces of Taskboard, covered
them with my concrete printed vinyl, and glued them in place.





Bob





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Bill Gill
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Posted - 06/23/2016 :  08:18:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice, Bob. The concrete sills under the windows look good, so does the chimney.


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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 06/23/2016 :  08:48:53 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Bob,

Your building has that solid uprightness that brick structures should have. The new sills are an improvement. They are supposed to stick out like that. I don't know if it is purely architectural or if their purpose is to cause water to drip away from the wall rather than run down the bricks. Probably both.

I like your choice of color for trim.

Mike


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sgtbob
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Posted - 06/24/2016 :  07:58:02 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The roll roofing and the chimney flashing are just black construction paper which will require some
rain streaking with powders.

This is now "M.Hohn, General Blacksmithing" in honor of our forum friend Mike Hohn.





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Edited by - sgtbob on 06/24/2016 07:58:54 AM

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Ensign
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Posted - 06/24/2016 :  09:23:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looks wonderful Bob!

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Orionvp17
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Posted - 06/24/2016 :  09:40:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very, very nice, Bob!

Pete
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sgtbob
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Posted - 06/25/2016 :  08:03:47 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Greg and Pete, thanks for commenting.

Got some rain streaking on the roof but it does need more work. I also got the big doors made
and installed. I did start some weathering with water stains dripping down from the sills but
for some reason they do not show up in these photos. I will be doing heavier weathering with
powders but I have been anxious to get to work on the interior details. I think I'll move
inside for a while, there's a ton of "stuff" to make as not much is available in 1/24 scale as
far as details go.





I include this photo to show that I did make the whole chimney although this end will never be
seen. note the crack in the chimney up near the peak of the roof. This is because that top
section of chimney is attached to and comes off with the removable roof. It looks better that way from the front.







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Edited by - sgtbob on 06/25/2016 08:05:03 AM

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