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 Posted: Sat Nov 16th, 2013 09:45 pm
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Hi,

I'm creating the house of the mad scientist and inventor on the island of Toeffelholm, that will find place on my Gn15 woodland module.

It ought to be a little eccentric like it's occupier itself. When I found the left dodecagonal copper plate roof of a G-scale plastic kit, I decided that the scientist will live in dodecagonal tower.

The idea is an old wooden watchtower, renovated and completed with an annex with a roof terrace on it. It's rather small, more in the size of a hermits hut, but the scientist has room for his laboratory in the first floor of the tower.

I'm quite at the beginning but may be you're interested in some first pics.

I built a paper-model first to check size and proportions.





I started with a base from styrofoam. The tower gets a stone plate floor, the annex a wooden floor.





The house will get some furnishing, to avoid an empty room when you look through the window. Also I can check if the inner size is halfway resonable.





The walls are made from styrofoam as well. I laminate them with heavy 300gr paper -both sides. Than I draw the imagined structure, draw the doors and windows, cut them out with a sharp scalpel and fit doors and windows in.




Next will be the upper floor of the tower.


Juergen

Last edited on Sun Nov 17th, 2013 10:52 am by Toeffelholm



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 Posted: Sun Nov 17th, 2013 08:46 am
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Juregen,

Nice building. I like the laser cut window and door. Do you have a laser at home?

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Hi Bernd,

no, I bought them from Malcom's Miniatures
Wonderful range of doors and windows.

Juergen



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Hi Juergen

FANTASTIC !

I'm sure the mad-scientist will be happy indeed !

I'm sure you're working on the mad-scientist figure ...

... can't wait to see him !!

All the best.

Cheers

Si.

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Thank you Si, glad that you like it.

Placing rehearsal



Juergen

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Love the turret top roof,well done !!! the foundation, the diamond patterned window, the doors.......SWEET. You have to post pictures when its finished.

mike:old dude:

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Hi,

made some progress on Dr. Schroeders bureau and workshop.
You won't see so much through the windows when it is finished and placed but I know it's there :moose: .






The machine Doc Schroeder is working on is a vibroms neutralisator, but don't ask me about the use of it. Just found the name in the old Toeffelholm chronicles and as far I could find out, it was a commissioned work for the distillery owner to improve his aquavit. I fear the functional principle and if it ever worked at all will remain in the dark. :us:



Juergen



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