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    Default Structures For the N.I.W.T.

    Starting this thread because I have some more structures to build for my layout which is listed in my signature below.

    First up is a kit I started a while back so I finished it this weekend except for some signs and people.
    Itís a Blair Line Greeneís Seed & Feed that Iím going use as a feed and seed supply.

    The most difficult part of this build was the stairs which all individual really small stair treads.

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    Next I picked up this 3d printed church and it will fit perfect in my main town.

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    First I sprayed the whole thing with DullCoat and then the white I gave a wash with my Bombay Black, Serpia and Brown India Ink and 91% alcohol. I sprayed the roofs and steeple with Mocha Brown.

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    I then used Bragdon Weathering powders to weather the roof.

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    I will glue it all together after I get the Glue-n-Glaze I ordered for the windows tomorrow from Horizon.
    I’m still trying to decide whether to paint the window frames or not.

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    Maybe just an India Ink and alcohol wash to bring out the mortar lines - often window frames were stone with wooden mullions?

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    The seed and feed looks great, only one slight thing Ed , the roof , although the colors are super it looks as if there's a pattern in the rust, maybe a couple of random streaks would do the trick.

    As for the church , a real light gray or sand color for the window frames.
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    Ha!

    you can run but you can't hide!

    Nice work on the structures; I'll be watching,,,
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    Gene

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janbouli View Post
    The seed and feed looks great, only one slight thing Ed , the roof , although the colors are super it looks as if there's a pattern in the rust, maybe a couple of random streaks would do the trick.
    Yeah I was thinking the same, that’s a pre-printed stick on roof.
    I wasn’t real happy with it either. I will try something and see if I can improve it or I’ll just replace it with a wood roof and shingles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by epumph View Post
    Ha!

    you can run but you can't hide!

    Nice work on the structures; I'll be watching,,,
    Thanks Gene,,
    I know better than to run from the police, the “reach police” that is.

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    For today I have the Bar Mills “Saulena’s Tavern” except it won’t be “Saulena’s”. It’s going to be either a watering hole named after one of the many I haunted in my youth or a drug store/soda fountain. Probably gonna be the latter as I spent a lot of time at one in Chicago called “Rosen’s” using the phone booth and drinking cherry cokes with no hangover the next day like the taverns later. Yeah drugstore/soda fountain, that’s the way to go. Just gotta figure out how to make window signs.

    Ok reminiscing over,,
    Heres the kit with bracing installed. The gray piece is 3 parts glue together for the foundation and side walk.
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    Walls and trim painted with light yellow and dark green for trim
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    These are the corner trim pieces, I have to glue them then cut them flush.
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    Installing corner trim. I’ve been using Aileen’s Fast Grab Tacky glue and it works great for this along with an occasional drop of CA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chicago Rail View Post
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    Built this a while back, oops almost 3 years ago , time flies and all that mubo jumbo , you're doing a great job Chicago, here's my build maybe it's of help. http://www.nscale.net/forums/showthr...from-bar-Mills
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    Quote Originally Posted by Janbouli View Post
    Built this a while back, oops almost 3 years ago , time flies and all that mubo jumbo , you're doing a great job Chicago, here's my build maybe it's of help. http://www.nscale.net/forums/showthr...from-bar-Mills
    I remember that one by you Jan, well,, now I do I completely forgot about the covered stairs you did when the itsy bitsy stair treads made you see red.
    I’m missing one of the stringers for the stairs (A call to Bar Mills fixed that) and the decals which I don’t need because I’m changing the name anyway. If I can’t find a way to make new window signs then I’ll just omit them.

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