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 Posted: Sat Dec 18th, 2021 09:32 pm
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So I am sure many folks have built this kit but I wanted to show a couple of things I did with this and share some photos of it,so this is not meant to be a real full build thread. so first shot is completed up to roof and beginning of interior detailing.Cardstock walls cut around bracing and a few shades in at this point .

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So this shows interior with counter and a few posters/paintings on walls,ready to begin roof

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So this is my roof as completed,I found this paper thin cedar bundle somewhere, 8x8 squares so cut "shakes" and glued them them on individually.The kit comes with the classic Cambell shingles but thought this really changed the look and may be a bit out of scale but kinda hip I think(roofing joke)I used real copper tape to make flashing and attempted to get that green patina look copper can get

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Another shot once I got side stairway on and front platform done mostly using ink stain and alcohol washes.Depot buff and Burnt Sienna craft paints for siding and trims,beginning to add details,a lot of really nice castings too

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After going back and forth about whether to do a Winter scene I just did my usual minimal scenery for now to enable me to shoot some finish shots.Easy enough to dust snow on when I get it positioned on a layout,if appropriate.Got a few figures painted and beginning to add some details

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heres a shot down on roof ,I think came out pretty good with a few washes and dry brushing of Barn Wood craft paint(my replacement for the Floquil driftwood ...)

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heres a finish shot with the addition of SSltd train signal/semaphore and door on 

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one side

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the other side,should be adding a few details and maybe light up the rooms

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one more for the heck of it, before I added the signal casting.I probably will do some more weathering and put the track in next,No idea what the name of station is yet so signs will be added as I position this.Really a fun build and great craftsman kit.

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