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David Istvan
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Hi !

I have started to scratchbuild a small locomotive shed for my On30 layout,
inspired by some Sierra West scale models, and other pictures on the net.

I will Post here progress builds periodically.


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The shed will be about 10" x 5" with leaning small boiler house,
and some scrapyard next to it.

I started with the longest free standing wall:





















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Will the framework be visible from inside the shed,

or will it be completely hidden when finished ?



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It will be visible,

more photos to come soon.

:)



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Shifting to On30 for indoors.

Thanks for inspirations.



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Windows on openings in the wall:














Two walls ready and weathered:



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Floor construction:












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Like your board by board construction !




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Door construction:





























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Istvan

How about drilling a few holes in the angles,
and inserting suitable small pins or nails ?

Would greatly improve them.


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Good idea, thanks !



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Bolt and washer (not very good, but it will do for now):










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Good.

Nobody will inspect them with a magnifier !



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Some details added to the shed:













A look from the outside:


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Istvan

You still need plenty of dirt, old junk, empty cans, trash...
to make this realistic.

Oil spills everywhere on the floor. and workbench...

Old shop floors, and often also the walls,
are nearly black, from dirt and soot.


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I know,

this is just the beginning.

:)

I still have a lot to add.


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Great work,
love the modified hinges.

Like others have already posted,
the walls and floor are screaming for weathering.

But you've done the heavy listing
for sure on this structure.

I love it !


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Just some fun on the weekend.

Created a tool rack for the shed,
more weathering coming later.













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Box full of tools and junk:












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Nothing but praise.

Reminds me of the old Fine Scale Miniatures versions from the '70s



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Is that a good thing ?  :) 



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Hi Istv├ín  :moose:


Yeah ... I think that IS a good thing !  :thumb:


I always figured ...

... 'Fine Scale Miniatures' as quirky & C :cool: :cool: L kits.

Freerails Member 'Mikel' ...  :old dude:

... Has Posted some GREAT builds of 'F.S.M.' kits.  :bow:


They are mostly in the Freerails 'Kit Building' ...

... + 'HO & OO Scale' Forums here ...

... & well worth looking up, for ideas in ANY scale.  L:


Your locomotive shed is lookin' the biz. to me.  :bow:


Si.  :java::mex:


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Very nice.

Reg





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A scratchbuilt shelf rack and a ladder:











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David,

You make this look sooo easy.

Thanks for the inspiration.



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Thanks a lot for the kind words !!



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First attempts at adding nails to the boards on the side of the shed:









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Nice looking work there,

great detail and a lot of inspiration.

:2t:

.........Peter.



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