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 Posted: Thu May 9th, 2019 12:27 am
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One of the main reasons I love this kit,
is all the nice detailing Evergreen Hill put in the kit.
So adding benches and castings really starts to make it come alive.

Still gotta put that back window in.
I need one of those Bar Mills window fans...
don't want to choke the mechanics with all that exhaust.


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 Posted: Thu May 9th, 2019 12:28 am
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Then here's the false front office wall... hard to make this all meet up right...

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Hi Mikel,

Superb work  :2t:  :apl:  :apl:

Please keep the build story and the photos coming.





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Thanks for the encouragement.
 
So here's looking down on office area after gluing in details,
and trying to see how much space I have for folks and stove etc...
some details from kit, and a great old Model Masterpiece desk set.

Added a lamp from SS ltd and a safe in the corner,
for the big bucks the little mechanics are bringing in.

Printed up some papers and a coffee cup facsimile for the desk.

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Here is the other half, plus dirtying up floor and lots of details, a lot from kit plus tires etc.

You can see bathroom door and window are open just so we can see cool details, no privacy sorry LP's ...
added a cool water heater from SS ltd and will add some more as I go on.

Need to find a couple of good mechanic fellers.

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So, at this point I realized I need to put this in a base so I could figure out elevations,
and also nice to add a little scenery to make the scene start to come alive.

So pink foam and some styro packing material with sculptamold is the base,
with some shims to tweak heights so the structure doors and all line up.

I also began to see how Emporium structure would have to be set in wet sculptamold,
or I would have to cut posts to individual heights,
or fudge the whole base with camouflage foliage ... Bah.

So you can see the post holes ready to be adjusted.


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Here's the base after a bit of paint and some sifted dirt.

I like the redder color a lot like forest soil here.

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You can see I flattened drive areas to then gravel once I get buildings in.

So here's the chopping of posts, and gluing up beam system for floor.

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And a shot of floor assembly for Emporium being put together.

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In that shot is also back deck, for that same sort of joist and post & beam,
with some nailing and board breaks.

No heavy distressing, yet, it is a loading dock.

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