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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #150 on: February 12, 2018, 05:38:26 PM »
Really nice work Tom.
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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #151 on: February 12, 2018, 06:35:03 PM »
Dang it!
I just knew, up to seein' the pichure that that soda sign was gonna' be Dr. Pepper.  :'(
Wudda' been in the parts pf the south I knew..
At least the rest of the buildin' shines!
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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #152 on: February 12, 2018, 08:01:47 PM »
Tom


Another awesome build and thread.  Thanks for sharing it with us.
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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #153 on: February 13, 2018, 06:34:16 AM »
Tom, That is a fantastic build. The wall colors and texture, the screens...looks like a large scale contest model. Thumbs up!


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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #154 on: February 13, 2018, 08:29:36 AM »
Looking good Tom..... 8)  I wonder if the Pepsi people getting nervous with that Coke sign???  ;D
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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #155 on: February 13, 2018, 12:51:30 PM »
Tom,

Wonderful modeling.  All the extra thought and effort to add extra detailing like the boards along the bottom and top of the walls,  rafter tails, fly rafters, peeling paint, etc. has paid off with an outstanding structure. 
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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #156 on: February 13, 2018, 01:26:18 PM »
Excellent Tom.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #157 on: February 13, 2018, 03:52:54 PM »
Really nice work Tom.


Curt,

Thank you kind sir, see you Saturday.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #158 on: February 13, 2018, 04:00:35 PM »
Dang it!
I just knew, up to seein' the pichure that that soda sign was gonna' be Dr. Pepper.  :'(
Wudda' been in the parts pf the south I knew..
At least the rest of the buildin' shines!


Chipper,

My first choice was a Dr. Pepper/Upper 10 sign. However, I couldn't get it sized to fit the space. I wanted to follow the original photo Groovy Jeff showed.

Since the Atlantic and Southern RR dates in the late 40's to early 50's (well, supposedly anyway) I wanted to use my 1939 Dr. Pepper sign. but couldn't get it to fit between the windows.

Sorry.

1939 Dr. Pepper sign.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #159 on: February 13, 2018, 04:01:32 PM »
Tom


Another awesome build and thread.  Thanks for sharing it with us.


John,

Thank you, kind sir. You are very welcome.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #160 on: February 13, 2018, 04:02:43 PM »
Tom, That is a fantastic build. The wall colors and texture, the screens...looks like a large scale contest model. Thumbs up!


John


John,

Thank you Butty. The extra details took some time but worth it I believe.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #161 on: February 13, 2018, 04:04:12 PM »
Looking good Tom..... 8)  I wonder if the Pepsi people getting nervous with that Coke sign???  ;D


Greg,

Thank you. No, the Pepsi peeps know my heart and my taste for the finer libations. ;D


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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #162 on: February 13, 2018, 04:07:25 PM »
Tom,

Wonderful modeling.  All the extra thought and effort to add extra detailing like the boards along the bottom and top of the walls,  rafter tails, fly rafters, peeling paint, etc. has paid off with an outstanding structure.


Jerry,

Thank you as well, very much appreciate you stopping by and posting a comment.

The extra time involved and extra details show just how a kit can be changed and look totally different. It starts and helps to have a great kit to work with.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #163 on: February 13, 2018, 04:08:18 PM »
Excellent Tom.

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Butty Jim,

Thank you my long time friend.

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Re: Carolina Craftsman kit Rural Post Office.
« Reply #164 on: February 13, 2018, 04:29:38 PM »
I didn't want Groovy Jeff to go to any extra effort in supplying the plain end of the brick column. I did the same to the laser cut end of the chimney.

So Jeff, you don't need to do any uncut laser ends. Here is how I did the brick end. Which actually worked out better than the other.

I started with the laser brick column/chimney.



I drilled a 9/64 hole near the top, but not to close. I then used the #11 blade to shape the top.



More in a few.
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