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Archive for January 2010

Gutter - How to video

, 00:00

I made gutters for the house and tried for a first time to record it with the cam on the small camera. Hope you like this little tutorial...

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Dormers

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Let me start making the dormers as i need 6 of them and i intent to do resin copies of an original. First the original: From a 2 mm piece of Plasticcard i am cutting out this here inserting the window...

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Placing side walls

, 12:32

After having decorated the shop windows with window dummy's and some background, i glued the side and backwalls to the front. The roof design will be my own creatuion as i do not have areference...

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Iron Gate is done

, 18:26

I took this occasion to try for the first time the salt technique to corrode the gates, supposly closed since years because of the war. With all modesty :-) , i think the result looks not to bad. What...

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A steel folding gate

, 06:00

Barely visible on the reference picture is a steel gate in front of the shop window, i presume a folding one. Not having the english name for such a gate until today, i only found one good reference...

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Window making

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No big mystery her to do the windows. Get plastic strips, imagine a design or try to copy an existent one and start glueing. I should have payed better attention to the Balsa cases. I did not do nice...

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First Look

, 09:51

All gaps are then closed with either an Acrylic paste or plaster and one coat of Gesso is applied over everything to close the tiny unregularities of Styrodur The sill was attached using a piece of...

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Windows

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Those of you following my builds since years know my way of doing window cases. I build them out of Balsa wood and slde them in place A bit of an alternative to this is used to roughly do the...

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Styrohouse

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As this is going to be a row of over a meter, i wanted a light bend in the street. House Kratzenberg was coud for that as it is pretty long and has basically two parts. I did the bend by cutting the...

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Kratzenberg

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I had the opportunity to get a new reference picture from the centre of Clervaux town. This shop recently had 140 year anniversary since foundation! Clervaux being a touristic site due to his location...

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Module No.4

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This Blog is about part 4 of "Diorama Clervaux". Part 1, the castle, is very well covered in my book, parts 2 and 3, called by myself Clervaux-village and Clervaux- the annexes, have...

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Did you do your homework?

, 21:07

As is need to go back in time to start this Blog anyway i would like to ask ou if you had done your homework at New Years day? Every diorama builder must get out this day to collect the wood strips...

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