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Title: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 01, 2018, 10:26:13 AM
After a lot of pondering I have decided to build this little vegetable and fruit stand.  The roof sign will probably be changed to FRUKT - GRONNSAKER as it will possibly end up being sited around the corner of my Bergen Warehouses on the new Norwegian layout.

Here is the box shot and the contents of the box............

Mike
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: ReadingBob on January 01, 2018, 10:27:59 AM
I'm looking forward to seeing this one come together Mike!  Thanks for sharing.  :)
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 01, 2018, 11:25:11 AM
Thanks Bob much appreciated.

Continuing..........these are the parts of the kit

a) the walls of the main building
b) the parts for the fruit & veggie display bins
c) the metal fruit bin and extra details, doors/windows and signage

Mike
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: MASIGMON on January 01, 2018, 02:26:08 PM
Looking forward to this build

Mike Sigmon
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: Pol.lux on January 01, 2018, 02:36:19 PM
Lovely choice Mike!
Will be watching  ;)
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 01, 2018, 05:22:22 PM
Thanks Mike and Pol.Lux, I have chosen this because it can be international, everyone has market stalls...........the build should not take long and it is bit unusual.
Mike
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: Janbouli on January 01, 2018, 06:17:53 PM
Following Mike
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: bparrish on January 01, 2018, 06:26:48 PM
Mike.........

Glad you are trying one of these kits.  I've met the owner/operator of the company, David Proell.  He's super cool and these turn out great kits.  He offers a lot of period detail items to go with his kits.    Barrels and crates and such.

He prints up signs in ten year intervals for period advertisements.

He also makes a sheet of license plates for cars..... A very cool detail.

You listening Dan ! ! ! !

Again Mike....

very cool
Bob
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: S&S RR on January 01, 2018, 08:15:57 PM
Good choice Mike.  I will be following along.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: GPdemayo on January 02, 2018, 08:48:29 AM
I'll be looking in also Mike.  :)
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: Donato on January 02, 2018, 12:55:15 PM
I'll be trailing along...
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Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 02, 2018, 03:05:40 PM
Thanks Jan, Greg, John and Donato......

Bob I agree. The kits are well thought out and fairly reasonably priced. I think I have built about 30 of them so far!

Mike :)
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 02, 2018, 03:11:30 PM
Continuing...............

This kit is not rocket science and makes a good entry level kit for a beginner.

First you brace the front wall with some lengths of supplied 6x6.

Then I painted the main walls and the doors/windows.

Then I glued said windows and doors into the walls before glazing them. Using a cocktail stick I just spread the thick white Glue N Glaze.

Mike
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: PRR Modeler on January 02, 2018, 04:23:09 PM
Looking good Mike.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: ACL1504 on January 02, 2018, 05:30:09 PM
Mike,

Ditto, looking good.

Tom ;D
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: Dave K. on January 03, 2018, 09:08:42 AM
Following along...leave it to Donato to find an appropriate picture! 😁
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: Raymo on January 03, 2018, 09:21:11 AM
Thanks for joining the build, you always do great work.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 03, 2018, 04:04:36 PM
Thanks Curt, Tom, Dave and Raymo for watching...........

The corner posts were painted and added to the end walls................

Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 03, 2018, 04:11:22 PM
Continuing...........

The display cases were next...........I will touch up with paint when the glue dries. These were a little tricky. I must remember to get my fingernails cut.

I have decided to re-purpose this kit to a fresh fish stall. On my last trip to Bergen, Norway I walked around the fish market by the harbour and it was fasicinating.

Using Google Translate I am going to make some Norwegian signage for my little market.

Mike


Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: Janbouli on January 03, 2018, 07:32:50 PM
A Norwegian fish market, doesn't get more Norwegian then that, looking great Mike.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: PRR Modeler on January 03, 2018, 08:24:37 PM
Beautiful modeling.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: MAP on January 04, 2018, 05:41:50 AM
I have a couple of their kits but have never built one.  I'll be following along Mike.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: bparrish on January 04, 2018, 11:36:35 AM
Mike...

In the JL kits... David uses a really good quality paper for the signs.

One trick that I have found to get his signs to lay down in the clap board is to take a finger nail sanding board and reduce the thickness of the paper from the back side.

Cut the desired sign a little big to start and then later trim back and feather the last to get the edge you might want.

Sand it until  you can just start to see the ink from the back side.  You are there.

Put a small amount of slightly thinned white or yellow glue on the sign and place down on the structure. 

Take a small but blunt devise.,.... a dull or rounded screwdriver (we all have a bunch of those!  ) and working from one side, top or bottom, press the sign in and nest it in the clap board.

It works every time.  Pick away the shininess of any glue squirting out with a very sharp #11 blade.

Then hit the whole thing with dull cote if you choose.

see ya
Bob
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 04, 2018, 05:46:02 PM
Thanks Curt, Jan, Mark and Bob...................

Mike  ;D
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 10, 2018, 11:31:09 AM
Following on.............I have been busy with exhibitions apologies for my tardiness.

I prepped all the walls and added signs I made on my computer. I am naming the stall "Naco Fisk". I googled fish companies in Norway and found they were a big supplier.

The walls were then glued together and I added pictures of fish to the front of the display stands. The roofing was applied to the card roofs using double sided tape.


Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 10, 2018, 11:33:08 AM
Continuing the roof was glued to the walls. These are very fragile.

Mike
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: PRR Modeler on January 10, 2018, 12:10:38 PM
Excellent Mike. I think the fish pictures really add to the draw of the building.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: mark dalrymple on January 10, 2018, 12:55:32 PM
Looking good, Mike.

Nice signage.

Cheers, Mark.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: ACL1504 on January 10, 2018, 06:51:03 PM
Mike,

I agree, it is looking very good.

Tom ;D
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 11, 2018, 12:04:31 PM
Thanks Curt, Mark and Tom for your kind words.
Mike :)
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: postalkarl on January 11, 2018, 03:54:02 PM
Hi Mike:

Nice start. I'll be following along also.

Karl
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: S&S RR on January 11, 2018, 06:42:19 PM
Mike


Very nice work - I too like the fish pictures.
Title: Re: 2018 - Build Challenge - JL Innovative Design - Doobie Chase Fruits & Vegetables
Post by: madharry on January 12, 2018, 04:19:11 PM
Thanks for your kind words Karl and John. The kit is fairly simple but I am enjoying trying to re-purpose it into something vaguely Norwegian.
I hope to finish this next week before I am off on holiday to guess where - Norway.
Mike :)
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