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 Posted: Wed Nov 23rd, 2016 01:38 am
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Some downloadable Morse recordings:

http://www.soundsnap.com/tags/morse_code

Jose.



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The window shades were made from strips cut from a Tyvek envelope, painted "antique white", and sprayed with Krylon UV resistant matte clear:





These were glued to thin styrene strips mounted on both sides of each window. Lace was then added where needed, to represent curtains:








Here's a door with the window shade and doorknob installed. The doorknob was made from a tiny, genuine crystal bead:







The balcony railings were made from brass etching, sold by Scale Link in the UK. To make them long enough, I had to butt two pieces together and solder them. Then I added a thin brass rod over the joint, both to reinforce the joint and to strengthen the post. I also add rods to the corner posts:






Strips of 1/32" square brass rod was soldered along the top edge, on the inside, to stiffen the railings. A pair of machinist's "1-2-3" blocks were handy for keeping the etchings flat and holding everything in place during soldering. Excess posts were cut off:










The railings were sprayed with self-etching primer, followed by gloss black, and then UV resistant matte clear. Then I used Sophisticated Finishes' "iron" and "rust" solutions to weather it:



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Fantastic work as ever Ray. And glad to see that UK products are finding their way across the Pond to your side of the world rather than the other way round as is more usual!



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!!!! HEY RAY !!!! It´s fantastic!



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Thanks guys!



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