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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1815 on: January 11, 2020, 09:10:21 AM »
I bet those hard working, honest & trustworthy city fathers in Tahope are excited about recent grand landscaping efforts in their little corner of the world.  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1816 on: January 11, 2020, 10:36:56 AM »
Great addition to a great layout. I would like to donate one of my projects to Talope.  Might lake six months to build something new. Jim
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1817 on: January 11, 2020, 11:43:19 AM »
It just couldn't be any better!!!


Beautiful detail Tom.


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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1818 on: January 11, 2020, 01:10:11 PM »
Tom


The scenery looks great - it just ties everything together to make the scene. Mighty fine work my friend.
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1819 on: January 14, 2020, 05:25:39 PM »
Hey Tom:

What A beautiful job on this area. Thanks for sharing.

Karl


Karl,

Thank you and you are very welcome.

Tom ;D
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1820 on: January 14, 2020, 05:26:31 PM »
I bet those hard working, honest & trustworthy city fathers in Tahope are excited about recent grand landscaping efforts in their little corner of the world.  ;D ;D ;D


Greg,

Yea, but wait until they get the bill. 8)


Tom  ;D
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1821 on: January 14, 2020, 05:28:38 PM »
Great addition to a great layout. I would like to donate one of my projects to Talope.  Might lake six months to build something new. Jim


Jim,

Thank you for the nice compliment. Donations are accepted. Just need to find the right spot for every and anything. Even some of the stuff I built just doesn't fit the layout anymore.

Tom ;D
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1822 on: January 14, 2020, 05:29:38 PM »
It just couldn't be any better!!!


Beautiful detail Tom.


Jerry


Jerry,

Thank you very much. I appreciate the kind compliment on the layout.

Tom ;D
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1823 on: January 14, 2020, 05:30:47 PM »
Tom


The scenery looks great - it just ties everything together to make the scene. Mighty fine work my friend.

John,

Your kind compliment is much appreciated. All the comments from forum members keeps me going on the thread and layout.

Tom ;D
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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1824 on: January 14, 2020, 05:38:39 PM »
Jaime was commenting in one of his build threads about water stains on dirt roads. This is an easy fix if you follow my suggestion.

I recently did an area with some new scenery and the water and matte medium left stains on the dirt road. I used Scenic Express Medium Natural Dirt for the road the first time around. You can see the water stains in the photo below.



To fix the staining, I used Scenic Express Fine Natural Dirt.



Continued in a few.


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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1825 on: January 14, 2020, 05:41:54 PM »
I used a 1 inch wide soft brush and dipped it in the fine dirt.



I then "painted" the fine dirt on top of the water stains and blended it in all directions across the water stain.



More in a few.

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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1826 on: January 14, 2020, 05:43:27 PM »
Here is the result after "painting" the fine dirt on the road.

This is really easy peasy.

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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1827 on: January 14, 2020, 05:45:42 PM »
I also added a few more trees to the Sokols area.



The country store and post office is behind the large tree. The country store is a  CCK kit by Jeff Grove.

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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1828 on: January 14, 2020, 05:48:53 PM »
I next moved to the dirt road where it comes of the Tahope Hwy.

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Re: The Atlantic and Southern Build Thread Continued, Part 3
« Reply #1829 on: January 14, 2020, 05:50:53 PM »
Before -



After -



This road is now Old Oak Road.
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