Latest project updated

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by shamus, Nov 13, 2001.

  1. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Now finished the pier for Hanks seafood’s to sit on, Time consuming making it and putting the barnacles on. Now it can be inserted on the layout and water (High gloss varnish) added.

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  2. brakie

    brakie Active Member

    I have but one comment:WOW!!!!!:) :):) :)
  3. roryglasgow

    roryglasgow Active Member

    Barnacles! You never cease to amaze me! That's awesome!

  4. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    That building is not the first time I have built it, It was first built around 4 years ago in H0, but got badly damaged, then I made it in N-scale but that along with all the N railroad was sold.

    Here are the other two, first one in H0 then the other in "N".


  5. billk

    billk Active Member

    Shamus - Just noticed the clocks in the tower. Have you ever put in real clocks in any of your reincarnations? I think you could get some small battery-powered ones at a crafts place, might be kinda neat? While I'm brainstorming, how about adding something that would sound like a bell or chimes going off on the hour, etc? Shades of Big Ben!
    Bill K
  6. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Bill, I did try and find some small clocks, but was unable to find any small enough, around 1/4" dia. as for the bell chimes - Hmmmm.
  7. justind

    justind Member


    That is really great Shamus. What did you use to create the texture for the Barnacles?
  8. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    For the barnacles, I used white sand, as I play golf quite a bit, I managed to get a bag of sand out of one of the bunkers (SHHHHH)
  9. IMRL393

    IMRL393 Member

    When I play golf, I also manage to get a bag of sand out of the bunker - I usually use a ball and a sandwedge to do it. In this technique, the ball stays put......

    Anyhoo, the sand looks a lot better on your model than all over the fair-way where I put it!


    Another great model, Shamus !!!!!!!!!!


    - George

    PS I STILL want a hardcopy book by you that covers all these wonderful modeling techniques !!! Have you started writing, yet ??????

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