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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #225 on: July 31, 2020, 06:55:57 AM »
Really like the roof details! Nice variations of shading.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #226 on: July 31, 2020, 07:06:21 AM »
Agreed! The detail work is really making this come alive, Mark. 
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #227 on: July 31, 2020, 08:36:57 AM »
Beautiful modeling Mark.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #228 on: August 04, 2020, 04:08:25 PM »
Hi guys.

Thanks for your comments Wig Wag, George and Curt - they are much appreciated.
 
Next on my list were the walls for the suspended deck area.  I cut 4x4 posts to length on my chopper and then cut the bottom half down to 4x2's.  These were glued to the front of two green wall sections.  I added a bearer to the back of the front wall and a joist to the back of the side wall.  I cut out 4x4 sections from a piece of 6x2 stripwood to fit around the posts and glued these pieces to the top of the walls.  I then added pieces of 4x2 as rails, using a piece of 4x2 as a spacer.

The deck was made up from 10x2's.  I glued a bearer to the front of the main wall section and a joist to the right side wall to get things at the right height.  I then fitted the deck, trimming around wall protrusions such as the corner trim.  I left off the back decking so I could see what I was doing when gluing into position.  I glued this main deck into position, but left it floating at the front.  I then glued on the left side wall, but didn't attach this to the front post.  Finally I glued on the front wall and glued this and the side wall to the two posts at the front.  It seems the further on I get with this project the fiddlier it gets!

Next up is to finish the decking, add a support post under the central bearer at the left end, and make a roof.

More soon, cheers, Mark.


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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #229 on: August 04, 2020, 05:13:01 PM »
Excellent modeling Mark.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #230 on: August 04, 2020, 07:25:53 PM »
Truly a work of art in progress Mark.  A masterpiece actually.  I love the colors and the weathering.   :D
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #231 on: August 04, 2020, 09:05:44 PM »
All I can say is WOW!
Spicing three Campbell stair stringers together?  I didn't even like a three to four step stringer that I had.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #232 on: August 04, 2020, 09:17:56 PM »
Great work Mark! It is really turning out nice.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #233 on: August 05, 2020, 12:07:51 PM »
Hey Mark:

Looks great. Love all the colors you used.

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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #234 on: August 05, 2020, 04:53:59 PM »
Thanks so much Curt, Bob, Bob John and Karl!

I'm so pleased to have you all along for the journey.

Bob - I made a jig for the stairs - just two pieces of plastic laminated together with slots for the stringers in the top piece.  I had to improvise a little with the spliced stringers as they were double width at the splice.  You might want to check out BIS for their selection of laser cut stringers, treads and jig.  I plan on getting some products off them soon - although shipping internationally is a bit of an issue at the moment.

http://www.builders-in-scale.com/bis/parts-laserwood.html

More soon, cheers, Mark.

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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #235 on: August 05, 2020, 08:53:54 PM »
Truly a work of art in progress Mark.  A masterpiece actually.  I love the colors and the weathering.   :D


Cheers mark,

I agree whole heartedly. Just fantastic quality and craftsmanship.

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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #236 on: August 09, 2020, 01:05:12 PM »
Really beautiful, Mark. I love the complex lines. Fantastic.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #237 on: August 09, 2020, 03:34:19 PM »
I really like the stones and distressed wood.
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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #238 on: August 14, 2020, 03:49:32 AM »
Hi guys.

Thanks so much Tom, Vince and Curt.  I'm pleased you are all enjoying watching as this project s-l-o-w-l-y comes to life!

Below are a couple of photos of progress, including some more of my painted figures.

This weekend was to be our Trainz weekend, but after 102 days of COVID19 being confined to our boarders, we now (this week) have new community transfer and so the country is back in level 2, and Auckland (where the virus has reared its ugly head) is in level 3, and so our weekend of modelling has been cancelled.  Bummer!  I still hope to get a bit done!

More soon, cheers, Mark.


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Re: 2020 build challenge - wharf and cannery
« Reply #239 on: August 14, 2020, 06:59:09 AM »
I really like the deck! This build is giving me a lot of ideas and inspiration. I am looking closely at the color choices and weathering.


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