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PostSubject: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeWed 20 Apr 2011 - 14:43

Having finished my first real building I've started on a new project - this will be two small shops either side of an alley way, with a joining walkway at the third level. Below are the first steps. After encountering some difficulties painting the interior of the previous building once I had completed construction, I intend to construct and paint each level as I go. I'll keep you posted as it progresses.

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Rear view - there will be a set of stairs leading up the 2nd floor here.
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeWed 20 Apr 2011 - 17:09

LOOKS GOOD...I like the Bay Window. The Beasty has potential...plus it gave me a couple ideas for a project of my own. thumbsup

Painting as you go is a fine idea. There are invariably spots on completed pieces that, while being visible, are bleeding impossible to get to with a brush. Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeFri 22 Apr 2011 - 3:53

The bay window is really nice. I'm eager to see it develop.
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeFri 22 Apr 2011 - 13:07

This is surely looking interesting, it will be great fun following its development!
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeWed 11 May 2011 - 15:20

Quick post to update people on this project - having been distracted by work and tropical holidays! have finished painting the first building ground floor and the alley way. Just starting on the second building trying out different techniques for hand embossing brickwork! Will post photos soon.
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 13:10

Just a quick update of the project = first floor of the first half is complete. I have started construction of the second building - the glass front is modelled on a 16th century building from London. I constructed a jig to make the 1mm lattice work for the main window.

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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 13:35

VERY NICE! The flagstones painted up BEAUTIFULLY & that window is ABSOLUTELY SPECTACULAR; you've already gone several steps beyond what most of us would even consider doing...provided we had the ability to do so. GREAT STUFF; keep up the SPLENDID WORK! thumbsup


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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 14:33

Very promising! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 16:37

Dude, this is looking really great, it's been said already several times but that bay window is awesome. I'm getting all inspired by the stuff I'm seeing on here.

Do you buy the balsa wood in long strips or have you got those yourself?
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 21:10

Great work!!!

And regarding the window: +1 in the "Dude, that window is awesome" pile geek
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 21:19

That window is looking nice. Now, smash it so it looks as if there's been burning radioactive comets falling all over the town. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeMon 23 May 2011 - 21:41

mrtn wrote:
That window is looking nice. Now, smash it so it looks as if there's been burning radioactive comets falling all over the town. Smile

Lol! I agree Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeTue 24 May 2011 - 4:32

Thanks for the comments guys!

Regarding 'smashing the window' - did that already with the first attempt that didn't work out - fortunately this one is located in a spot that was sheltered from the full force of the comet!

RE: Delectable Tea's question - I use 5 x 5 mm strip for the main framework to the buildings, the window frames were cut from 1mm sheet!

Will post more photos as it continues - at the moment the dilemma is construct buildings or paint figures!
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeThu 29 Mar 2012 - 14:14

Well - finally finished, it's only taken about 10 months thumbsup

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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeThu 29 Mar 2012 - 15:43

Well it may have taken awhile to complete, but it turned out as a VERY COOL piece...the Skinny Guy demonstrating the Evils of Drink is a FINE touch. It will be a great locale for taking photos of your minis as well as being a splendid addition to a gaming table. VERY WELL DONE! thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeThu 29 Mar 2012 - 15:51

The evils of drinking????

what are ou going on about Deaf Razz , there's no such thing!

The windows are brilliant!

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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeFri 30 Mar 2012 - 11:08

I assumed that the 'skinny guy' had decided it was better to die of drink than wait for one of the Shadowlord's minions to catch up with him!
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PostSubject: Re: The Ferret's Work in Progress   The Ferret's Work in Progress Icon_minitimeSat 31 Mar 2012 - 0:02

Lovely pieces. I agree the windows are brilliant! more please!



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BTW, I have stolen your window ideas thumbsup
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