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Terrell
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Posted - 06/22/2019 :  3:41:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Rob, Carl and Karl. I don't plan on this building being pristine but I'm not sure I'm going all the way to derelict either.

I have the walls together,4, if you count the entryway as a wall. And the second floor in. Mainly just to add stability to the walls.



The left end wall. Not at all prototypical.



Here's what the real wall looked like.



And there's Andy and Barney looking for Kirk and Spock, but headed the wrong way.

And an aerial view of Walker's showing the odd shape of the building. Mine is more rectangular.




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quartergauger48
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Posted - 06/22/2019 :  11:02:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice Fred, where did you get those tiles'..looking good already'...


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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 06/22/2019 :  11:19:01 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
It looks like the building youíre doing now is one of relatively few with walls on all sides, although strange-looking in back. Youíre making the unreal look real.


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Terrell
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Posted - 06/23/2019 :  09:49:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Mike !!

Ted, the tile is Evergreen scale models, #4504 1/6". Via Walther's.



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Terrell
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Posted - 06/23/2019 :  3:47:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The tile is trimmed out. I imagine it'll be easier to see once it's primed and painted.



So now I've moved on to the fun part, a ton and 1/2 of paper brick !! This may take an hour or two..... or three.....



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Carl B
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Posted - 06/23/2019 :  5:33:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I like that Evergreen product.....

Looks good Fred.



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 06/23/2019 :  5:42:59 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I hate cutting out arch-topped windows. Maybe you donít. But I do. You did a good job.


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quartergauger48
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Posted - 06/24/2019 :  9:20:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow Fred, I never knew Evergreen had tiles and in different sizes. Looks like a
another great product from them. This is definitely going to be another beautiful build from you'
Good luck with your bricks'.......



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Terrell
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Posted - 06/30/2019 :  12:55:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't like it either, Mike, especially in foamcore.

Ted, I didn't know Evergreen had the tiles either, until the early 90's.

So, I've made it over the first hurdle, the first floor.



And since the second floor is in two sections I'm working each section separately.



That's as high as I'm going with the brick, for now, until I figure out that crazy upper part. Of course, I still need to trim out the window openings, too. And add sills, and the course of vertical bricks.....



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Carl B
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Posted - 06/30/2019 :  6:14:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Looking good Fred!


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/05/2019 :  3:00:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Carl !!

The upper three walls are bricked up.





I've started on the "bay".



That's .040 black styrene. I planned to form the angles by scribing the joints and bending. If you're not careful, and sometimes even if you are, the joints may snap. So in case this thing decided it wanted to fly apart I covered the back side with a sheet of cardstock.



And that part worked out well.






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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 07/05/2019 :  5:19:26 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Sometimes styrene cooperates, other times not. You seem to have overcome the flying styrene phenomenon. Your building is going to be very handsome when complete.

Mike




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Carl B
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Posted - 07/05/2019 :  7:49:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fred, who's your source for the black styrene?


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/05/2019 :  7:59:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Mike !!

Carl, sorry I can't really help you there. A company I used to work for had them. They used to use them and I don't know where they got them. They were throwing them out so I took them. I have a stack of 4'x4' sheets I've had for 14 years.



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Bill Gill
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Posted - 07/05/2019 :  8:34:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Carl, Evergreen gas black styrene sheets:
https://evergreenscalemodels.com/collections/plain-opaque-black-styrene-sheets



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