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kebmo
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  1:28:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Finished up O'Neil's (waiting for a friend's wife to bring photog lighting etc over to take final pics.
yesterday I started on the SWSM Railroad camp.

i grained and stained the boards yesterday:



and this morning i damp brushed the boards with red iron oxide acrylic craft paint:

thanfully, i don't have to hunt for food. i don't know where tacos live.

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  2:35:35 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Iím glad to see youíre starting a new kit and already heading in a good direction.

Mike



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Carl B
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  2:43:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm on board Kevin.


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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  3:42:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Kevin your off t a good start!!

Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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slimrails
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  5:52:23 PM  Show Profile  Visit slimrails's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Those boards look great, Kevin. What stain did you initially use? I'm taking notes.


Edited by - slimrails on 03/18/2019 5:53:53 PM

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kebmo
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  6:10:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i used 2 shades of burnt umber pastel chalk and washed it into the grain with rubbing alcohol (91%)

thanfully, i don't have to hunt for food. i don't know where tacos live.

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  6:57:44 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Nice project.

Frank

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Ensign
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Posted - 03/18/2019 :  7:50:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Kevin, somehow this all seems familiar to me.
Looks good!

Greg Shinnie



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kebmo
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Posted - 03/19/2019 :  9:07:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i started siding the rear wall tonight. then my eyes got all blurry and i had to stop for the night.




thanfully, i don't have to hunt for food. i don't know where tacos live.

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sgtbob
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Posted - 03/20/2019 :  04:29:08 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That's looking FANTASTIC !!

Bob


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desertdrover
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Posted - 03/20/2019 :  09:47:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Starting with an outstanding colored structure. Looking forward to your progress Kevin.


Louis
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kebmo
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Posted - 03/20/2019 :  10:14:05 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i worked on the rear wall a bit tonight until my eyes got all blurry and had to call it a night.




there's two windows to cut out, but it's spending the night face down under a brick and i just turned on ken burns "baseball" and cracked a cold one. g'night.


thanfully, i don't have to hunt for food. i don't know where tacos live.

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kebmo
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Posted - 03/21/2019 :  5:12:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
i finished siding the wall this morning before work. it's back under the brick until tomorrow, when i will trim off the excess and cut out the two windows, then I'll start on the front wall.
it looks alot like an old garage that's about a mile from me.....


thanfully, i don't have to hunt for food. i don't know where tacos live.

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Carl B
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Posted - 03/21/2019 :  5:45:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice work Kevin.


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kebmo
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Posted - 03/21/2019 :  6:01:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
by the way...
thanks all for your nice comments on my wall.


thanfully, i don't have to hunt for food. i don't know where tacos live.

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Pennman
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Posted - 03/21/2019 :  9:58:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great work so far Kevin, I will be following along for the ride too.

Rich



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