Scratch building N scale

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Anachron, Jan 11, 2004.

  1. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    Hi all :)

    This is my first scratch built building
    It's in N scale and measuers 14 * 7,5 * 10 cm right now(yes we use metric system in sweden and sry about that :p )

    It*s made from evergreen's sheet styrene a couple of windows that I found from another building and some Plastruct strips

    As I progress I thought I could show you how I go along and hope to get some feedback cause im a newbie :)

    This is the building I will have as a basic insperation :)

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  2. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    I started of like this

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  3. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    glued togheter and some color :cool:

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  4. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    scratch built an platform by strips

    the pice that lies next to the house is the small roof over the platform

    I dont know how to fixate it there
    any ideas? :)

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  5. CCT70

    CCT70 Member

    Lookn good bro. On a similar structure that I built, I used .020" wire (this was built in HO) to "hang" the roof from the side of the structure at a 45 degree angle and used styrene strip as a ledge to rest the bottom of the roof on, glued to the side of the building.

    Good luck and keep us posted, it's looking great so far.
  6. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Hey, you're off to a great start. Keep us posted as you progress.

  7. George D

    George D Member

    It looks good. I'm in HO, but enjoy seeing good work in any scale. I'm looking forward to seeing more pictures as you progress.
  8. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Looks very nice indeed. more photos later on please.
  9. jkristia

    jkristia Member

    What you have so far looks fantastic. :thumb:
    Please keep us posted.
  10. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  11. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    VERY nice work!
    :cool: :thumb: :thumb: :cool:
  12. Catt

    Catt Guest

    If this is your first scratchbuilt by your tenth you are going to be right up there with Robin and Shamus and ,and ,and all the rest opf the "old" pros that have their Exacto's here on the Gauge.:D
  13. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Looking very nice! The big challenge for me when scratchbuilding is cutting out neat openings for windows. Yours look great! I like that big window on the side.
  14. Arlaghan

    Arlaghan Member


    And... is that a microsoft keyboard and optical mouse you have there? I think those are the same ones I have ! :D
  15. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    thx alot guys :D :D :D
    I love this forum and all of you guys that give me the motivation I need :D

    Yes Ralph the windos are the hard part
    specually when they measures 7 * 5 mm ;)
    But I found it easier to look good if I make the hole smaler than the window I am going to use, then I file the hole to the correct size.

    yeah Arlaghan it is an ms mouse and keyboard :p (great for elit gaming)

    I will very soon have some more photos, so stay tuned :)
  16. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

    good work:thumb: :thumb:
  17. csxnscale

    csxnscale Member

    Excellent scratchbuild, keep the pics comming.

    :thumb: :thumb:
  18. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    for the tanks on the side I cut a small part of the pipe on my moms vacum cleaner :D :D :D :D :D :D

    I hope she dousen't kill me soooo mutch ;)
  19. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    oops forgot the image ;)

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  20. Anachron

    Anachron Member

    my moms now a little shorter vacum cleaner :p :p :p

    well everything for the hobby right??? :D

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