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  • desertdrover
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    Nice progress Rich. You are a ball of fire with this build. Did I say quick?

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  • Bernd
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    Looking good Rich.

    Bernd

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  • David_J_Buchholz
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    Originally posted by Pennman View Post

    Dave ~ The only doors that I scratchbuilt are the four freight doors. ....I did show earlier how I began them in
    is that what you're asking?

    Rich
    Yes. Particularly, if you jig them, tools used, getting correct angles set up, fitting pieces to minimize gaps. Glues / adhesives preferred.

    Dave.

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  • Guff
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    Rich,
    The build seems complicated! You're doing a nice job...I love the looks of this building!
    Dave

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  • Philip
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    Only with a bond beam,rebar, and concrete filled.

  • Philip
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    Looking great Rich!

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  • Pennman
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    Scott ~ Thanks for the comments and for following, sorry to have skipped you.

    Dave ~ The only doors that I scratchbuilt are the four freight doors. The rest of them came from FSM kits.
    I did show earlier how I began them in the following picture posted previously, but if you want to see it further,
    is that what you're asking?

    Rich

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  • David_J_Buchholz
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    Love to see you show us the steps in making those doors. They are things of beauty.

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  • Pennman
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    Ok.. as I mentioned at the bottom of p. 2.. I would be making the walls for the other two buildings "B" & "C".. in this post.

    Sorry if anyone is "mislead" or "confused" about any of my comments concerning "lost pictures", but the pictures that were lost
    showed how I filled in the building corners and how I started making some of the walls for buildings "B" & "C".
    [ I was merely giving a "heads-up" that I was going to show some pictures with finished buildings in them before I showed how I made them. ]



    Here we go...... First picture : Building "B", showing the interior floor, outside doorway frame, and interior stud walls, using HO scale 4 x 4's.



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    Next picture is the exterior of building "B" with windows and doors

    ( top of picture, right side ) is a partial shot of the interior floor of building "B". The foundation of "B" is brick and I used Monster Modelworks 1/32nd thick HO scale
    brick sheeting, wrapping it around stripwood for the building base. Also, the exterior wood for building "B" is aged, random clapboard similar to wood found in
    Fine Scale Miniature (FSM) Craftsman kits.


    ( top of picture, left side ) are the floor joists on a concrete foundation for building "C"

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    Next picture ~ The walls for building "C" are comprised of a wood board and batten, (exterior) and wood studded interior walls.
    This building will have a complete interior, therefore I will be construction a full interior floor, which will be seen from all angles
    including from a nearby loading dock, which will be nestled between this building ("C" and the main stone building).

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    Note: in the picture above, I have colored the exterior of building "C" with a combination of Floquil Boxcar Red as a base layer, with a
    thinned combination of Floquil Earth mixed with a little Floquil Foundation enamel paints. As you all know, interior stud walls help to
    minimize the warping of the exterior wood walls when applying paints and stains. To further flatten them, you can put the walls under
    heavy weights overnight or bricks are often useful to help maintain their flatness. There has been no use of any alcohol & ink
    solutions or any weathering powders used so far.

    I will be continuing with my construction in my next post. Thanks for looking.

    Rich



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  • David_J_Buchholz
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    I was asked to be the poster boy for ADID, but then they decided I'm too ugly.

    I have basement shelves full of ADID.

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  • CNE1899
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    Rich,

    I can relate. I have ADD, and I start soooo many projects and some get mostly done. Walls, windows and doors are looking good.

    It is helpful to have product placements as well. Me being new to the train hobby.

    Scott
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  • Pennman
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    Above: Dave B. wrote " A list of Rich's next several projects. "

    My above comment was for his picture... Click image for larger version

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  • Pennman
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    Originally posted by David_J_Buchholz View Post
    A list of Rich's next several projects.
    Hey Dave,

    Do you ever have this problem??


    I suffer from A.D.I.D.
    Attention Deficit Idea Disorder! It's where you start working on one idea, but get distracted by other ideas., then bounce around from idea to idea, only to end up having lots of ideas with absolutely nothing to show for it.

    Rich


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  • Pennman
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    Originally posted by TRAINS1941 View Post
    Rich that's coming along very nicely!

    Nice job casting those walls!
    Thanks Jerry,

    I will be showing the completed walls later in the build, before the staining process was done.
    Stay tuned...

    Rich

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  • Pennman
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    Originally posted by Rick View Post
    Rich, looking good.
    I take it from your lost pictures comment that this building is already done.
    Also, I guess you didn't paint the stone walls while they were laying flat because you knew you needed to fill in the corners.
    Thanks for your comments and for following Rick.

    The model is not finished. At the time I mentioned that (regarding lost photos), it was the making of parts that had to be attached mostly
    and the processes involved.

    Regarding your last mention of staining/painting, I put the building together first because I wanted a more uniform coloring around the corners.
    Sometimes when we stain, the coloring of individual walls makes them not match uniformity of coloring when they are stained individually.
    Hope this makes sense.

    Rich

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