Button Works

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by jmarksbery, Dec 7, 2002.

  1. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Here is another little scratch building I did of styrene called Billybob Quitter Button Works (someone has to make them :D )

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  2. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Back View

    2nd of the back

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  3. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Upper view

    an upper view

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  4. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Last One

    Railing on 2nd floor :rolleyes: :p :D

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  5. marty w.

    marty w. Member

    Nice work. I like the name "Billybob".
  6. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    As usual, Jim, A fantastic piece of work!
    I love all those little touches you add...the weathered signs, the clutter, & the open doors, & windows, with that hint that there's a lot going on on the inside too!
    You're a true master of your art!
  7. rich maiorano

    rich maiorano Member

  8. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

  9. Matt Probst

    Matt Probst Member

    Nice job Jim!:cool: It's got alot of character as does all your projects. Each one seems to tell a little story. Thanks for sharing it!:)

    Matt--Hershey, Pa.
  10. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    I hope Billybob Quitter makes "I Approve Buttons", Im wearing mine out approving of your work! Nice job !!!
  11. kettlestack

    kettlestack Member

    My wife drools over swayback roofs, and I love various roof outlines. That model looks like a busy place, but that's a helluva way to get to the top floor!! :eek: :) :D :D :confused:
    Should there not be a heap of prostrate plastic fellahs at the bottom of the ladder??
    It never ocurred to me that buttons are made somewhere, they are the sort of think we take for granted, good thinking there Jim.
    A fine addition to any layout!

  12. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    A great old building JM . The weathering is superb.
  13. alkcnw

    alkcnw Member

    Hey Jim, Are you sure nobody's going to miss that button you have stuck to the front of the building???????????:eek:
  14. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Looks great Jim! I really like the sag in the roof - a very nice touch of realism there, and the weathering is excellent. The way you have your photo set up with the type makes it look like an ad for one of those expensive craftmen's kits. Great work!

    :D Val
  15. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member


    Thanks all very much for the kind comments, just a little info, the button on the building I scratch built also as I could not find where the wife keeps them, I kinda thought the button might be were the start of the smiley faces came from (duh) most of the signs on my buildings are done on the computer and are put on just before the final weathering, I usually weather EVERY THING with the India Ink method with a little chalk if the desired effect is not achieved. Thanks again soooo much and I still have quite a few more to show, just finishing up one now, but that will be later as I did not sleep last night and I am nodding off nnnnnnnoooowwwwwwwwww. :rolleyes: ;) :p

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