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Offline Thunderchicken

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New(ish) build - been a while!
« on: August 20, 2019, 03:02:44 PM »
I started this build about a year ago but was side-tracked by other things.

This one is another addition to the Victorian London board.  As Jimbibbly has shown, Victorian London was festooned with weather-boarded buildings so I thought it was time to add a few myself.  I took my inspiration from a building in Rochester, I've lost my original pictures of it but here's a dodgy image from Streetview:



Here's my frontage. Weatherboarding was created by layering strips of balsa wood. The windows are the usual Grandt Line and the shopfront is from Sarissa. I'm about to add the smaller details, beginning with roof tiles. Then it will be the guttering, glass for the shopfront, outside lights, paving  etc









A back wall and gate still needs to be added, along with gravel and weeds for the back yard. I'll be adding tiles to the rear roof section too.



The weatherboarding was slightly fiddly but nowhere near as difficult as I thought it would be. I'm already thinking ahead to the next build.   
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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2019, 03:12:03 PM »
Very nice so far, looks like a splendid addition to your collection. ;D
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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2019, 03:18:41 PM »
Lovely build  8)

Apart from the mahoosive door  ;D

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2019, 03:19:18 PM »
That is lovely  8)
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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2019, 04:32:08 PM »
Nice to see you back at this. Your brickwork painting is excellent.

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2019, 05:13:17 PM »
Splendid!
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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2019, 08:12:14 PM »
Thanks chaps  :) It's good to be building again.

Apart from the mahoosive door  ;D


I knew you'd like it  ;D 

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2019, 08:58:55 PM »
Great to see you back at it. Wonderful work as always.
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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2019, 09:00:22 PM »
Great build, love the weathering

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2019, 09:53:02 PM »
Really nice building.

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2019, 09:54:16 PM »

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #11 on: August 20, 2019, 11:14:55 PM »
Lovely stuff!
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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #12 on: August 21, 2019, 01:21:51 PM »
Thanks again chaps.

I'll finish it over the weekend and post an update.

 

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #13 on: August 22, 2019, 07:41:47 AM »
Fantastic work! I really like the painting of the brickwork. Contrasts nicely against the white weatherboard.

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Re: New(ish) build - been a while!
« Reply #14 on: August 22, 2019, 02:34:14 PM »
Thanks Splod  :)