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I've messed about with some bits of plastic and come up with this, I like it so far but I'm not sure how to angle the roof .67144575_330859631151180_8474604712828600320_n.jpg.7971716eb4c3f08698c19ad167eea544.jpg

 

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28 minutes ago, sb67 said:

I've messed about with some bits of plastic and come up with this, I like it so far but I'm not sure how to angle the roof .67144575_330859631151180_8474604712828600320_n.jpg.7971716eb4c3f08698c19ad167eea544.jpg

 

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You could always experiment with paper/card before committing yourself maybe?

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Keep the flat roof for the sloping bit and extend down to the change in angle.

Extend the angled roof from the right across until it meets the sloping roof - this will give a straight join between the two planes.

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31 minutes ago, Stubby47 said:

Keep the flat roof for the sloping bit and extend down to the change in angle.

Extend the angled roof from the right across until it meets the sloping roof - this will give a straight join between the two planes.

 

I think I get that, off to have a try :)

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Easiest way to work out the angle of the join is to use a straight bar with parallel edges. As long as the bar is wider than the difference between the point where the two planes initially touch and the point where the other end of the join will be, you should be able to place the bar on one plane and turn so the edge is against the other plane, then draw the joint angle across the sheet. Then measure up and cut the sheet to length.

 

And if you understand that, well done :)

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Not sure if I got all that but after cutting a few scraps of plasticard this was the result, not sure how accurate it might be but I think it looks ok, got to give it a clean up then out with the paintbrush. A close up photo can be pretty cruel, the fixings look massive, might have to sand them down a bit

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4 minutes ago, sb67 said:

Not sure if I got all that but after cutting a few scraps of plasticard this was the result, not sure how accurate it might be but I think it looks ok, got to give it a clean up then out with the paintbrush. A close up photo can be pretty cruel, the fixings look massive, might have to sand them down a bit

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Superb.

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Finished the walkway, now to blend it in, which I think I'll find difficult, then start on the other end where I want a building of some sort.

 

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3 minutes ago, sb67 said:

Finished the walkway, now to blend it in, which I think I'll find difficult, then start on the other end where I want a building of some sort.

 

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Looks blended in to me already.

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4 minutes ago, sb67 said:

Finished the walkway, now to blend it in, which I think I'll find difficult, then start on the other end where I want a building of some sort.

 

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Lovely stuff, Steve. That looks spot on. 

 

 

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Thanks Adrian, Rob and Stubby, I might put some drains under the downpipes and a bit of dust and dirt around the bottom of the buildings. I've been watching a video using Vallejo pigments and the effects are just stunning! need to practise a bit first though.

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20 minutes ago, sb67 said:

Thanks Adrian, Rob and Stubby, I might put some drains under the downpipes and a bit of dust and dirt around the bottom of the buildings. I've been watching a video using Vallejo pigments and the effects are just stunning! need to practise a bit first though.

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Also maybe a couple of brackets under the 'straight'/vestibule part of the staircase.

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46 minutes ago, Stubby47 said:

Also maybe a couple of brackets under the 'straight'/vestibule part of the staircase.

Yep, I'm guessing they would look like shelf brackets?

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Excellent work Steve,:) Not sure if you had a theme for this yet but how about a rope works, we had one in our town that had a canal side loading wharf and a very long corridor like building were they would make up and wind the ropes in. keep up the superb modelling. 

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Hi,

 

I can only echo the other comments above - it was worth the effort tweaking it to suit.

 

It looks wonderfully 'industrial', links the buildings well while hiding your exit, and has that 'complicated' appearance that draws the eye to it.

 

Top work.

 

regards,

James

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18 hours ago, sb67 said:

Finished the walkway, now to blend it in, which I think I'll find difficult, then start on the other end where I want a building of some sort.

 

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Steve.

 

 

At the risk of giving you more work, Steve, have you considered  'inlaying' the first three or so inches of the fiddleyard? 

 

Rob 

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On 26 July 2019 at 13:50, NHY 581 said:

 

At the risk of giving you more work, Steve, have you considered  'inlaying' the first three or so inches of the fiddleyard? 

 

Rob 

I need to do something like that, it does stand out too much. 

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Finished the walkway, I painted a bit beyond the fiddleyard  and painted the bit I missed since taking the photo! I can start adding some clutter now and think about what to put at the other end of the layout.

 

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