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 Posted: Tue Jun 18th, 2019 05:34 pm
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I would`nt want you to think I hav`nt been busy .....
So, after a lot of thought about an Engine Shed for my ,as yet, unnamed change of layout focus I settled on building  William Clarke style version from Invertrain Models.

There are few if any completed models of this 7mm resin kit on any of the modelling forums that I frequent so the kit has been an unknown entity.

I have chosen the same modifications to the kit as I did for the Station Building kit and the Goods Shed kit that went before.

 This time , however, I needed to consider some inside detailing work using slaters embossed stonework sheets, as well as the stonework re-engraving on the outside.  The corners , in particular, needed further work with Milliput to disguise the corner joins.



I was not happy with the supplied shed doors and I decided to remake these with plasticard and make my own hinges from scrap brass.





As before I trimmed the roof size and assembled with the supplied roof trusses to be a separate stand alone unit to aid painting and adding internal shed detailing.



The roof vent also needed to be re-sized to fit the remodelled main roof unit....



Just the window units and chimney to fettle and fit ...then into the paint shop.......







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 Posted: Sun Jun 23rd, 2019 01:19 pm
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The shed is finally ready for the paint stage.........


Overall, the project needed a lot of extra remodelling work using Milliput to bring it all up to what I consider to be finescale standard.



I completely rebuilt the chimney stack and added the ridge tiles to match the rest of my buildings for this project.



I think she now looks more Great Western in appearance.......







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Looking very nice indeed – can't wait to see it finished and on your layout.
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Thankyou Gordon,
Here are some first colour takes of the stonework before final completion......












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Just the chimney stack to paint up and the shed is completed enough to plant in place on my layout.




It`s Sunday afternoon and the shed  is shut  for the time being................................................






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Very nice :pathead



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The business innit.



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Looking very, very nice indeed. Is it nearly ready to be planted?
Love that last photo from 'ground level'!

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Thanks Gordon,
She`s not fully finished yet but has been  planted but not fixed in place yet.......








Meanwhile back at the ranch..... I`m getting on with the whole project.......




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