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Re: Bar Mills Bud Smiley's Gas Stop.
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2020, 10:18:46 PM »
As I had mentioned before, the rolled roofing is very interesting, with nail holes along the lower edge.  The first row of material is wider than the rest and the one below it is thinner than the others.  I cut out a note card and used it to mark across the roof 2' lines for the roofing.  It all went fairly fast.  I wasn't worried about each row being a bit short as there will be some "tar" along the edges anyway.

The came the last overlay.  I used some blocks to get a flush fit on one end and then guiding it along its length.  I must admit, it does give the roof edges a lot of character.

Then came adding acetate for the windows.  For all the double hung windows I do measure and cut a length of acetate and then further cut it down so each has it's own "window".  The drafting dividers are invaluable for this.
Bob Dye
Livin large on a pond