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 Posted: Wed May 8th, 2013 09:50 pm
   
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Thanks Herb ! The sag is more a coinsidence then a deliberate add, but I'll keep it in mind. Thanks for the tip !

Finished planking on the long quay wall and made a start on the rocky part on this module. Wanted the more edgier look of the rocks in Acadia National Park so I made a start in pink foam this time..









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 Posted: Thu May 9th, 2013 09:34 pm
   
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Ascencionday, bank holidays over here, great day to work on the modules...first determine the backdrop hight..



finishing all the wood quay walls in front...



and some rocky business combined with a small pier for the little lobster restaurant (stole this from Troels)









pretty satisfied about the progress made today...



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 Posted: Mon May 13th, 2013 12:45 am
   
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Rocky part is looking good, Martin. Are you using something over the foam or just carved and painted foam?



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 Posted: Mon May 13th, 2013 01:19 pm
   
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Thanks Tim, did add a thin coat of plaster over the carved foam, just a bit of a gap filler..



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 Posted: Mon May 13th, 2013 01:52 pm
   
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Seeing what Troels achieved with foam for rocks and now seeing your results with it.... Gonna have to try it.

Nice work Martin!:Salute:



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 Posted: Mon May 13th, 2013 06:40 pm
   
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Thanks Dave !



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 Posted: Mon May 13th, 2013 08:43 pm
   
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Busy weekend with a game, BBQ afterwards, B-day party on saturday...started painting rock and placed a couple of mockups more on the modules..





Some will say it's a bit crazy but I started on the backside of the modules, buildings place half on mainland with their backs on docks...hardly visible but I do think a couple of half hidden features add some interest to the layout..





hope to do some small jobs before I head off to Germany for 3 days again...



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 Posted: Mon May 13th, 2013 11:20 pm
   
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Like your rock a lot Martin.   Although Troels looks good artistically, the aluminum foil method doesn't give the sharp edges like you show.
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 Posted: Wed May 29th, 2013 11:56 am
   
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Thanks Dave, although I do like this ones I think I'll stick with the foil method for the rest of the layout L: Nothing much to report further, it's wiring time :Crazy:



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 Posted: Sun Jun 23rd, 2013 09:21 pm
   
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Dug up the topic, bit of work done today, deck planked and a start on the top beams of the big pier...







hope to find some time this week to do some more..



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