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Terrell
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Posted - 01/19/2019 :  1:22:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Ted!

Carl,



This is the backside of it, it has less color and more texture. It was 12"x12" and 3/32 thick. They have thicker pieces too. I cut it with a boxcutter, easier when the tile is warm. It can be sanded and painted. And curved if need be. I glued it using plain old Testors model cement. It cost $.60 at Lowe's, not including taxes.



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Carl B
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Posted - 01/19/2019 :  1:24:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very interesting....thank you Ted.


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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 01/19/2019 :  1:36:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking good Fred. Great idea with the tile!

Jerry

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Orionvp17
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Posted - 01/19/2019 :  5:19:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Floor tile???

Wow!

Learn something every day!

Pete
in Michigan



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Terrell
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Posted - 01/21/2019 :  11:36:17 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Carl, Jerry and Pete !!

The lower courtroom windows are done.




Nothing special just Evergreen Scale Models styrene strips cut and arranged in a way to simulate windows. I was glad to be done with those two. But then I remembered around the right corner of the building is a third one.


And also, the upper windows are done, waiting on the painters.






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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 01/21/2019 :  4:01:09 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Your windows are very well done. Same thing regarding the canopy/balcony. (Not to be confused with a panoply of baloney)

Using floor tile is a pretty neat idea. Saying itís easier to work with when warm implies that you warm it somehow. Is that true and how do you do it?

Mike


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Carl B
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Posted - 01/21/2019 :  4:44:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Mighty fine styrene work Fred.


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Terrell
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Posted - 01/21/2019 :  5:13:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Carl !

Mike, I don't normally do anything special to warm it up. What I meant was if it's kept in a storage cabinet or room where the temp is colder it will get much harder. When I'm going to use it I move it ahead of time to a warm location before I work with it. Doesn't take long.



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Terrell
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  10:37:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm pretty much done with the front wall for now, except for the columns and weathering.




On to the left side wall.



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Guff
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  11:06:39 AM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Fred,
Looking good!
The tile is a good idea I'll file away for future work.
Dave


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Carl B
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  11:35:27 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent!


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  12:52:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Guilty! (of good modeling)


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Terrell
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  6:12:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Dave, Carl and Bill!!

I've always felt that a key to good modeling was to immerse yourself in the project. So, about the time I started this project I received a jury summons. I spent all this afternoon in a courtroom. I didn't get selected yet but I have to go back first thing in the morning and try again. Lucky me.



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Philip
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  8:23:04 PM  Show Profile  Visit Philip's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Fine work!

Philip



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Orionvp17
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Posted - 01/22/2019 :  8:24:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Elegant!

Pete
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