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Kit Building / Sierra West Donkey Repair Yard:
« on: Today at 01:02:23 PM »
Hi All:

Here is the next kit that goes with the Logging Camp. The Donkey Repair Yard.

Karl

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Kit Building / Walthers Vintage Dairy Queen:
« on: August 15, 2019, 02:06:03 PM »
Hi Guys:

I'm building a plastic kit for the first time in years. It's for a friends layout. We shall see how I do.

Karl

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Kit Building / Sierra West Logging Camp Essentials
« on: June 13, 2019, 02:44:45 PM »
Hey Guys:

This one is next.

Karl

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Kit Building / Homemade Trees
« on: May 09, 2019, 03:07:19 PM »
Hi Guys:

Here's something thought you might be interested. This tree is mad from yarrow after it has bloomed and died off. Saw some around a parking lot and asked the owner if I could pick some. I think I may just plant a couple in the back yard. The top picture is how it came off the bush

Here's a few photos. The first one is of the the dead flower as I picked it. The second one is of it after sprayed with liquit adhesive and then sprinkled with Woodland Scenics #T1363 Light Green Coarse Turf.

Cheap way to make nice trees.

Karl

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Kit Building / Sierra West Logging Camp:
« on: April 29, 2019, 05:20:56 PM »
Hi All:

Will be building the Sierra West Logging camp. My friend just wants me to build the structures with out bases so he can install them on the layout easier. It would be a rather large diorama.

I think I will start with Main street.

Karl

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Kit Building / Bartholow Coal Co. FSM JS9
« on: February 26, 2019, 02:47:08 PM »
Hi All:

Here is my next project. FSM Jewel Series JS9 Bartholow Coal Co.

Karl

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Kit Building / Doverton Wharf Bar Mills Tribute Kit #2
« on: January 29, 2019, 04:25:43 PM »
Hi All:

Started this one today.

Karl

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Dioramas / R H Starkey Coal Final Photos.
« on: January 24, 2019, 04:48:40 PM »
Hi All:

R. H. Starkey coal is finished. Here are the final photos of the diorama.

Karl

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Kit Building / R H Starkey Coal Co FSM #245
« on: December 07, 2018, 11:06:29 AM »
Hi All:


This one is Next. The FSM #245 R. H. Starkey Coal Co.

Karl

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Kit Building / Old Time Coal Dock FSM #155
« on: November 12, 2018, 11:27:09 AM »
Hey Guys:

Here's the next kit on my list.

Karl

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Kit Building / 2 Stall Roundhouse FSM #120
« on: September 11, 2018, 04:11:56 PM »
Hi All:

Arrived home from vacation in the Outer Banks NC On Monday. Glad I'm not there this week.

Here's my next project. FSM #120 2 Stall Roundhouse.

Karl

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Kit Building / Water Tank & Tool Shed FSM #125
« on: July 31, 2018, 09:45:41 AM »
Hi Guys:

Started the Water Tank & Tool Shed A few days ago. Here's a few progress photos. I decided to go with colors rather than the super weathered look. It has a detailed interior. Sink and toilet are installed so far.

Karl

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Kit Building / Avrams Bakery Final Photos:
« on: July 25, 2018, 09:26:44 AM »
Hi All:

I finished up this morning. Here's the final photos.

Karl

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Kit Building / Avram's Bakery FSM JS10
« on: June 23, 2018, 03:43:54 PM »
Hi Guys:

Starting on Avram's Bakery. Need some opinions on the color for the walls. I used George's formula.

1) Apply Floquil grime as A stain by dipping brush in the paint and thinner. Let dry.

2) Apply Floquil Foundation by the same method.

3) Apply light A&I Stain.

Let me know if you like this color OK.

Thanks Karl

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Dioramas / Franklin Watchworks FSM JS-4 Final Phoytos:
« on: June 22, 2018, 08:57:58 PM »
Hi Guys:

Finished the kit today:

Here's the final photo. Hope you like it.

Karl

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