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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/16/2021 :  11:45:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The balcony is now finished.
As I'm using thin, 1mm balsa, for this roof area, I did full length rafters for support. to stop the roof sagging. These are leftover boards from my trawler builds.


Roof is on and trial fit of the balcony front.
This is Grandline bandstand lattice 3517.
Two pieces trimmed to length and joined and a styrene strip across the top.


Then more shingles.
Painted some various browns to start with.


Then all blended with various greys, and washes, and final dry brushing. Has blended in well with the other roof.



Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

Edited by - robert goslin on 02/16/2021 11:46:59 PM

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  12:30:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Some outdoor shots, with this section of the building done.










Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  06:27:50 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The balcony looks great!


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George D
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  08:42:33 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very nice, Rob. That railing really fits the scene well.

George


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Carl B
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  09:24:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well done Rob.


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 02/17/2021 :  09:37:02 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I like the randomness of the shingles on the balcony roof.

I can smell the chowdah' now.


Frank

Edited by - Frank Palmer on 02/18/2021 09:48:39 AM

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Dutchman
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Posted - 02/18/2021 :  11:23:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The outdoor photos show off the model well, Rob. Nicely done!


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Ensign
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Posted - 02/18/2021 :  12:30:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob, the balcony looks wonderful!
As do the photos taken outdoors under natural light.
Makes the colours all come alive.

Greg



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quartergauger48
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Posted - 02/18/2021 :  7:47:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful work Rob'.. Really looks great'...The balcony is very cool'..


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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/20/2021 :  11:59:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mike, George, Carl, Frank, Bruce, Greg & Ted.
I think I've replicated the original balcony really well.
And true, the outdoor shots do show off the detail much better.


Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/21/2021 :  12:27:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Now onto the next part that sticks out from the main structure. It's the lower left section.
I made up a couple of sides. All good.


Then made up some A frames for the roof part.
Trying to put it together, I found it to be very weak & fiddly to do. So scrapped these. They cant be seen anyhow.


So instead I'm putting in a flat ceiling of 5mm balsa.


And then some more 5mm balsa angled for a sub-roof.


To attach it to the wall, I did my upside down weatherboard trick again and added some 5mm balsa to that which will sit inside the roof apex, to support this section, as this bit hangs in the air until I can build some decking under it, as the bottom of the structure is on a split level wharf

Excuse me if I'm not explaining it to well, but you can reference the pics at the start of the thread.



And the roof is now on. I will add a fascia to the roof front and then rafter tails and shingles.





Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

Edited by - robert goslin on 02/21/2021 12:43:47 AM

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Ensign
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Posted - 02/21/2021 :  12:41:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rob, with each piece you add, it just looks better & better!

Greg



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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 02/21/2021 :  07:47:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote



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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/24/2021 :  02:58:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Greg & Mike. Although this would look a good structure with just 4 flat walls, the additional protrusions really make it a standout.


Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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robert goslin
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Posted - 02/24/2021 :  03:20:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've now finished it off this small section.
I made a gable trim, and the finial is actually a toothpick.




For the roof I wanted a slightly different look, so I did shingles again, but have also added tar paper as well, to look like a repair.




And here's how it looks when attached to the main structure. I've also temporarily added some windows. I usually don't add my windows till last so I don't get any paint on the glass.







Regards Rob

My current build.
http://railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=53468

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