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David Clark
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Posted - 05/25/2017 :  2:13:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking wonderful!
Cheers,
Dave



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hon3_rr
Fireman

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Posted - 05/25/2017 :  2:46:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent execution of the wall signs. The structure is coming together nicely.

-- KP --
Life is to short to build all of the models I want to.

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Michael Hohn
Fireman



Posted - 05/25/2017 :  5:55:08 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Bob,

Yeah, now that I see a different color I prefer the red over green for the sign.

Mike


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sgtbob
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Posted - 05/30/2017 :  07:06:47 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
David, KP, and Mike, thanks for your nice comments.

For something different I wanted to use roll roofing on this model. For those unfamiliar
with roll roofing, it is almost like a regular shingles with the same stones on it but it
comes in a roll 3 feet wide and 33 feet long, and cheaper than shingles. I see it comes in
Green, White, Brown, and Red. I like the idea of red so off to Home Depot to see if they have
any red sandpaper. It turns out that they had a whole series of grits in red and I choose 80
grit. I have no idea if the stones on 80 grit are a proper scale representation of the stones
on real roll roofing but they look good to me. I cut this sandpaper into scale 3 foot strips
and applied them to the roof, overlapping a scale 3 inches.

Other additions since my last post are rain gutters and downspouts, an electric meter (one
of my resin castings), a chimney (another of my resin castings) and a plumbing vent pipe
(styrene tubing).

Bob









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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 05/30/2017 :  07:44:17 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Bob,

Fine looking bookstore. The grit on the sandpaper looks right to me and the color goes well with the rest of the building.

Any plans for filling those large windows?

Mike


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sgtbob
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Posted - 05/30/2017 :  07:51:27 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mike. Yes, I plan to fill not only those windows, but the whole interior.

Bob


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Guff
Crew Chief

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Posted - 05/30/2017 :  08:36:26 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice looking building! Love the electric meter!!
The storefront and window detail and color really set off this building.
Dave



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Orionvp17
Fireman

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Posted - 05/30/2017 :  09:54:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Elegant, Bob, Elegant.

Pete
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sgtbob
Fireman

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Posted - 06/01/2017 :  06:57:59 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Dave and Pete, Thanks once again for your posts.

I have no new photos but I have done a little work on the structure. I applied a slight bit of
weathering over all using powders, will need more later. I have started work on the interior
"drawer" and lighting. I will need to make a kazillion little books.

More later.

Bob


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sgtbob
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Posted - 06/01/2017 :  10:22:57 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Here's a few quick shots of what I hope will become the interior of the book shop. This
represents the back door and the back wall of books. I know it is a bit hokey but it will
only be viewed through the front windows.

Flooring and wallpaper were downloaded from the web and printed to scale. Door is made of
styrene strips and the shelving is basswood. The books are scaled down photos, a combination
of book shelves downloaded and photos of my own real bookshelves.

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Ensign
Fireman

Posted - 06/01/2017 :  10:34:08 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, that looks great! Inside & outside.
I don't understand why you would refer to it as looking a bit hokey.
Perhaps your looking at the fiction section instead of the non-fiction.
It will only get better as this space gets filled up.

Greg Shinnie



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Michael Hohn
Fireman



Posted - 06/01/2017 :  12:12:22 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
An overstuffed chair, espresso machine, free wifi, and I'm ready to walk through the door and sit down for a good read.

Mke


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sgtbob
Fireman

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Posted - 06/01/2017 :  12:52:45 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Greg and Mike, Thanks for the nice postings.

Mike, sounds real good but a person in 1941 would have NO IDEA of what you are talking about.

"An overstuffed chair, espresso machine, free wifi, and I'm ready to walk through the door and
sit down for a good read."

Those were the GOOD OLD DAYS !!

"an overstuffed chair, a pot of coffee on, turn on the radio, would make more sense."

Bob


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Edited by - sgtbob on 06/01/2017 12:56:34 PM

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Bill Gill
Fireman



Posted - 06/02/2017 :  2:44:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, This is a little late, but your red rolled roofing really came out good. To not hijack this thread, here's a look at some more colored rolled roof material:
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Edited by - Bill Gill on 06/02/2017 2:53:03 PM

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sgtbob
Fireman

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Posted - 06/02/2017 :  3:44:31 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Great photos as usual, Bill. Puts me between a rock and a hard place in that I model a time when
most of these structures were new and in use. Perhaps I'll have to do another falling down
structure as I did with the old barn years ago.

Bob


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