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Carl B
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Posted - 07/06/2019 :  09:50:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Bill, sure Evergreen does... but at full retail price!


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Guff
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Posted - 07/06/2019 :  5:38:44 PM  Show Profile  Send Guff an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Fred,
The tile and brick work is impressive!
Another winner for sure!


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/06/2019 :  8:37:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Dave !!


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/07/2019 :  3:45:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some progress made. I decided to throw a light primer on it. Mainly because I was tired of looking at all the white on white.





What I haven't decided on yet is the upper part of this wall. I could finish it off like the other two walls. The prototype was not. But I'm not sure that really matters, as the building is not meant to be an exact copy. Or maybe just the wide band at the top and finish out the brick up to that point? As you can see, the windows are not arched like the other walls, I'm considering this the low-rent end of the building.



Any thoughts?



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sgtbob
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Posted - 07/07/2019 :  4:53:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
VERY, VERY NICE !!! Great job. It looks like a casting with the primer coat.

Bob


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 07/07/2019 :  5:18:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fred, Good progress. The upper part of that back wall could just be plain brick all the rest of the way up, without even the wide band at the very top.
That would fit prototype buildings I've seen where all the fancy stuff was only on the street side(s) and it would enhance the 'low-rent end of the building" of the rest of the structure.



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Carl B
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Posted - 07/07/2019 :  6:21:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A LOT of progress. Excellent with the primer !

I like the wide band at the top and finish out the brick up to that point option.



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Terrell
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Posted - 07/07/2019 :  8:16:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Bob, I guess that's good, huh?

Bill, it will be street side but side street side. So still not main street.

Yeah, Carl, I knew a little paint would pull things together.

Maybe I'll go with a smaller condensed version of the upper band. The main reason for the upper band idea was to cut down on how many more bricks I need to lay.




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Terrell
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Posted - 07/08/2019 :  6:29:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I finished out the unfinished wall. Dressed it up a little but not too much, I don't think.



And added those two elaborate birdhouses to the upper corners.




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Bill Gill
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Posted - 07/08/2019 :  8:46:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good details, Terrell, like the sidewall treatment.


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Terrell
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Posted - 07/08/2019 :  10:37:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, Bill.


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Pennman
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Posted - 07/09/2019 :  09:22:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fred,

I've got to tip my hat to you Sir, for your continued construction and ability to make fine dioramas. And, the added s-b-s every time you build something. I refer back to your builds even though it is a different scale than mine. This will be another excellent model.

Rich



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 07/09/2019 :  10:03:33 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I think that is a perfect solution.


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 07/09/2019 :  2:12:31 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote

Fred this is spectacular.



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Carl B
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Posted - 07/09/2019 :  2:36:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote



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