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Offline tomrommel1

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #45 on: April 17, 2018, 10:25:27 AM »
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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #46 on: April 18, 2018, 07:33:38 AM »
Thanks all
Quick bit of progress my architrave turned up so I added a bit.  Looks perfect!

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #47 on: April 18, 2018, 07:39:37 AM »
Next is the lower window detail and tower details. 

I'm going to use a bit of artistic licence and use round pillars instead of square in a couple of places. Mostly as I don't want to have to make another corinthian capital!  I don't think anyone will notice...

I'm going to cast the window infill panels as quite a few are broken and I figure itll be easier to make plaster look broken. 


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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #48 on: April 18, 2018, 10:14:01 AM »
More nice.

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #49 on: April 18, 2018, 12:00:58 PM »
CraZy!
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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #50 on: April 18, 2018, 12:37:18 PM »
I take that as a compliment :D

I'm hoping my plaster will arrive today so I can start casting pillars.  I also need to sort the blocked window moulds should just be a few layers of MDF.

The vast majority of the structure is laser cut so it will be quick to build but I'm awaiting for another order of MDF.
The work will be in detailing and battle damage. 

The hardest bits will be the portico freeze and the two freezes down either side of the main entrance.  Not really sure how to do them.  I might make them form PVC and engrave it in by hand....  or I could laser engrave in MDF...  but it'll be a problem.

The other bits that need thinking about are the satues and stone jar things on the top. I can sculpt/cast the jar things but statues will need to be bought.

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #51 on: April 18, 2018, 02:16:19 PM »
How tall is the frieze and how tall does the statuary need to be?

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #52 on: April 19, 2018, 07:34:29 AM »
First significant cock up.  The tower above the pillers isn't how I thought.  Fixed now.

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #53 on: April 19, 2018, 07:35:59 AM »
Now with pic
The foamboard is just to fill the gap. It'll be covered or replaced!

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #54 on: April 19, 2018, 07:37:18 AM »
The freezes are about 30mm wide and 150mm tall. The portico will be around 250mm wide.

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #55 on: April 19, 2018, 07:39:45 AM »
Pics

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #56 on: April 19, 2018, 08:11:07 AM »
Looking good Rich!

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #57 on: April 19, 2018, 08:42:42 AM »
Why not print the freezes Rich? You could print multiple copies and do it 3D decoupage style (if that makes any sense) so some bits sit forward so thereís some depth to the freeze but you donít have to sculpt it
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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #58 on: April 19, 2018, 09:17:11 AM »
Why not print the freezes Rich? You could print multiple copies and do it 3D decoupage style (if that makes any sense) so some bits sit forward so thereís some depth to the freeze but you donít have to sculpt it
I had to roll back the technology choice there, I was thinking you meant 3D printing, then I realised you meant paper printing ^__^.

You could laser etch the majority of the frieze but have cut outs to take various size figures.

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Re: A plan congeals... 28mm Reichstag
« Reply #59 on: April 19, 2018, 09:23:51 AM »
I had to roll back the technology choice there, I was thinking you meant 3D printing, then I realised you meant paper printing ^__^.

You could laser etch the majority of the frieze but have cut outs to take various size figures.
Lol, yes I was suggesting the old fashioned way. It'd save a lot of drawing in a CAD program