newest scratchbuild in progress

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by belg, Oct 18, 2003.

  1. belg

    belg Member

    First of three photos and a work in progress.

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  2. belg

    belg Member


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  3. belg

    belg Member

    I know the roof looks a little crooked in the first picture that's because it's not attached yet so can add the lighting. #3

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  4. belg

    belg Member

    looking for ideas

    I would love to hear some constructive critisizm and any other things that could be added to make it look even better.Thanks Pat
  5. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Constructive Critisizm? I don't see anything to critisize about belg
    It all looks fabulious.
  6. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Add a foundation and it's perfect! Nice work.
  7. csxnscale

    csxnscale Member

    Criticizm, how the heck can someone have criticizm about that ?
    It looks great man,realy nice.

  8. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

  9. CN1

    CN1 Active Member


    How about you build some for me? You can send them by courier.

  10. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    The only thing I'd add is a layout under it.
    Nice work.
    Keep the photos coming.
  11. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    belg, I join the rest: No criticism! On the contrary: Great weathering, and it surely is an interesting structure.

    But mmhhh..... Oh yes, I found a complaint (YOU asked for it :D :D :D ): You forgot to tell what it is!

    It somehow looks chemical... What are your LPBs cooking up in that plant?

  12. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member


    like rest nothing to nit pick on as they say here muy bueno.:)
  13. Pat, it's looking good, but I agree with Tyson. It needs a foundation. The structure itself looks good, but you've got a large smoke stack and a large roof tank. That suggests some sort of heavy industry and equipment inside the structure and the need for a solid foundation. And just from a visual standpoint, a foundation will really enhance the overall appearance of the model.

    Nice work!
  14. belg

    belg Member


    The foundation's in the works but I'm not happy with the first effort to try and glue sections of plaster together, so the next try will be to pour one in one piece and carve it afterwards.Also was there ever a thread on how to build an outside light like the ones over an ice cream store canopy?
  15. Pat, I very seldom direct members of one forum to threads/topics on another forum, but you might find this to be of help in casting your foundation.

    On that page and several others after, I describe casting a stone foundation for a scratchbashing project I've been working on. I initially had some problems with the plaster drying, but eventually everything worked out. Between my posts and the observations of some other members on RR-L forum, you might find some helpful tips for yours. Hope this helps.
  16. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

    there was a artical on pouring solid foundations using rock like ho ballest for n in the plaster then gently wire brushing to make stones stand out will look it up.
  17. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member


    I'd love to see that one, too!
  18. Arlaghan

    Arlaghan Member

    Looking very good! Don't you just love working with wood? :)
  19. belg

    belg Member

    you ask and you shall receive!

    Here's a little progress on my project structure. Thanks to Casey for his input and reference material. Now this brings into play an excellent oppertunity to include a loading platform.

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  20. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Belg....That looks wonderful.

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