Riverside packing house … kind of …

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by cnw1961, Nov 25, 2007.

  1. cnw1961

    cnw1961 Member

    Tetters, that’s so nice about modeling, you can allow yourself being distracted and enjoy it! :cool: It was much easier to solder the tubes together than I expected. The smallest piece (on the end of the longest tube) was the easiest to do. I did not cut the tube completely, so that I could bend it until it had the right shape and then soldered it. To solder the other parts, I fixed one tube with adhesive tape on the benchwork and held the other in position with some pliers – and then I hoped for the best :mrgreen:. I was lucky and only the piece that goes down the front wall, had to be done a second time.

    Gus, I’d be honored if anything I did, might have inspired you for your roundhouse. I know you’ll do a great job – looking forward to seeing it.

    Today I finished the roof. I decided to paint it gray, because it looks more like the prototype. Now only a few details are left to do.

  2. cnw1961

    cnw1961 Member

    It’s done!

    I added some details and I think it is finished. I may weather the roof a bit more, but I haven’t decided yet. The pics don’t show the subtle variations. I will post some more pictures of the packing plant on the WPF thread when the scene is finished. Thank you for stopping by :wave::wave:.



  3. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

    turned out real nice kurt
  4. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!


    The only thing I was thinking was on the brick wall you could put an old weathered poster or painted on signage.

    Just Excellent!
  5. zappa

    zappa New Member

    wow absolutly fab man, perfection
  6. jesso

    jesso Member

    Incredible! That building looks great! It is amazing how much detail you put into your models. Thank you for sharing all your wonderful work with us!
  7. Nazgul

    Nazgul Active Member

    That is going to make an excellent addition to your layout:thumb:.
    From begining to end, awesome job, my friend!
  8. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

    WHOLLY SMOKES KURT!:eeki::eeki::eeki: SLAP FANTASTIC JOB!!!:bravo: (as usual for YOUR work:thumb::mrgreen: ). :worship: VERY inspirational:worship:

    :deano: -Deano
  9. Sarge_7

    Sarge_7 Member

  10. kirkendale

    kirkendale Member

    Kurt, as always a great job. Your attention to detail and willingness to take on both large and small structures is an inspiration to us all. Fantastic, looking forward to seeing your future posts.


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