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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 07/17/2018 :  8:49:02 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Looks fantastic. Iím looking forward to seeing how you treat the roof. In fact, Iím wondering how much of the roof you can and need to do.

Mike



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ocalicreek
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Posted - 07/17/2018 :  9:34:57 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Terrific work!

I noticed the reflected light coming off the top of the bay windows. Would there have been tarpaper or some sort of rolled roofing or tin on the top of those bays? And will you put anything there?

Galen


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/17/2018 :  10:13:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I was wondering the same thing, Galen.


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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/18/2018 :  07:14:03 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Thanks guys, all of you. I appreciate your comments.

Galen and Terrell - I plan to use black paper to represent "roll roofing" on all those
tops. I don't know what was on the prototype but it seems to me to have been required. I
will do that later when I am shingling the main roof. Maybe dark gray would be better than black.

Mike - I need some sort of representation of the roof to get the look of the mansard roof
and dormers, the structure would look incomplete without them. I had hoped to get
one dormer on each side too but I don't think there will be room for that. Will have to
wait until I am actually working on it to see how it works out. The hip roof portion may
not work out either. I'll be working with less than 4 inches of depth which is less than 8
feet in scale and the curve of the mansard will take up a good bit of that..

Bob


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Edited by - sgtbob on 07/18/2018 07:15:34 AM

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Bill Gill
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Posted - 07/18/2018 :  07:38:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just for fun, here's both of these builds side-by-side...uh, well, one over the other, amazing work by Bob & Terrell!



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Guff
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Posted - 07/18/2018 :  10:09:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Bill for the photos,
subtle differences between these two fantastic builds!
Hats off to Bob and Terrell!!
Dave



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Terrell
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Posted - 07/18/2018 :  10:18:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by sgtbob


Galen and Terrell - I plan to use black paper to represent "roll roofing" on all those
tops. I don't know what was on the prototype but it seems to me to have been required. I
will do that later when I am shingling the main roof. Maybe dark gray would be better than black.

Bob




Yeah, there has to be some type of roofing, I'm sure it wouldn't be bare basswood Ö. or resin.


But I even stood on my tiptoes and can't see what's up there.


Thanks, Dave.



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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/19/2018 :  12:26:44 PM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Working on adding grime. This is always a big decision, should I add more or not. It's
always easy to add more later but harder to subtract. Anyway, I see I need to add more
grime to the ends and in the entryway. Keep in mind that the grime does not show up as
much in the photos as on the model. I'll do the ends and entry way this afternoon and then
make ready to move up to the roof.
Maybe I can get a photo outside tomorrow.







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ocalicreek
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Posted - 07/19/2018 :  7:22:55 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Can grime be beautiful? Oh yes it can. Looks great to me.

And yes, I'd go with a faded charcoal color for the tar paper on the bay windows. Probably not a spot that gets much maintenance unless there's a leak and even then...depends on the landlord I suppose.

Galen


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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/20/2018 :  11:32:24 AM  Show Profile  Visit sgtbob's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Stepped out into the yard and took these two photos. The structure looks "greener" than to
the eye but that's OK. The first photo is in sunlight and the second is out in natural
light but not direct sun.

Bob








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Guff
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Posted - 07/20/2018 :  12:02:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob,
The color looks great!
Dave



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Carl B
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Posted - 07/20/2018 :  12:03:23 PM  Show Profile  Visit Carl B's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Me like.


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 07/20/2018 :  1:44:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Now that you and Terrell are on the home stretch with your tenement builds, here's a companion piece for across the road :)

This one is in Connecticut



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quartergauger48
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Posted - 07/20/2018 :  2:35:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bob, that color looks even better in natural light'. Listening to a guy from your neck of the woods today,`Tom Matthews, Harrisburg, PA. He's filling in for Rush'..


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Ray Dunakin
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Posted - 07/21/2018 :  02:34:34 AM  Show Profile  Visit Ray Dunakin's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Very nice, Bob. Considering the appearance of the prototype, I think it would be hard to add "too much" grime!


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