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Dioramas: Buildings & Ruins
Ruined buildings and city scenes.
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zorrolobo
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 02:28 AM UTC
Thank you Tim. I still have a lot of work ahead. Much more debris, and haven't even started with pigments. I still have to define how big the base will be, etc. Just finnished an A/C unit. I have been away from home so not much time to work on the dio. And I guess I will have to make a key for that door!
Dioramartin
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018 - 03:20 AM UTC
Very nice flooring & details Id suggest the breaks in the floor are a bit too neat though, some of the rubble piled up around them might look better resting in the metal rebar thats holding it together & heaps more dust/fragments over everything. Excellent work, Im sure it hasnt been easy...& Im still looking for the key to that door
zorrolobo
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Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018 - 05:13 AM UTC
Thanks J.
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Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 01:25 AM UTC
The glass and magazines are a nice touch.
J
zorrolobo
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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 09:43 AM UTC
Thank you Deathdork, Chayenne, and Jerry.

Some more pics:






Added some pices of "broken glass" under window:
jrutman
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Posted: Monday, July 09, 2018 - 01:27 AM UTC
The floor tiles on the damaged upper floor really take it up a notch I think,
J
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Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 08:44 PM UTC
Nicely done , I like it !!!
deathdork
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Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 05:16 PM UTC
2nd story really impressive!!!
zorrolobo
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Posted: Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 11:04 AM UTC
Almost done with the interior of upper floor:




Made a slab of hydrocal tinted as concrete ond then added the ceiling and roof colors to make debris:



zorrolobo
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Posted: Sunday, June 17, 2018 - 03:19 PM UTC


zorrolobo
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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 02:33 AM UTC
Thank you Tim and Jerry. good to be back. Now getting ready for some serious weathering!
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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 01:24 AM UTC
Ditto what Tim said !
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Dioramartin
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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 12:05 AM UTC
Good to see someone else back in the saddle Marcos, its been a lonely ride recently. Great progress, very distressing, but even better that its restrained too. Love that door handle is the key on the other side?

Tim
zorrolobo
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Posted: Monday, June 11, 2018 - 05:56 AM UTC
Picking up where I left:

Used the salt method un the shutter:







zorrolobo
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Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 01:14 AM UTC
Going on a trip for a couple of weeks, so this is it till I get back.
zorrolobo
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Posted: Monday, May 14, 2018 - 05:58 AM UTC
Did a couple of filters on the inside to give it a more aged look. Added tile to the upper floor, and painted the rolling shutter a base color of dark steel gray/rust brown to do chipping with the next coat of color. Also started building window shutters.



zorrolobo
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Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 08:40 PM UTC
Thank you Martin. Actually I did the holes from the "outside" to the "inside".
I primed the shutter and you can see it better. Here are some closeups:

Outside:



Inside:

Dioramartin
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Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 06:38 PM UTC
Strange coincidences, Im playing with this kind of metalwork right now too looks great although Id just query the holes assuming theyre entry holes the metal around the hole could a bit more concave? Yours almost look like exit holesfrom inside the garage? Whatever, excellent work
zorrolobo
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Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 03:42 AM UTC
Ok, here is the result:





zorrolobo
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Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 08:19 PM UTC
Thank you Ryan. lets see how my attempt works out. If it does not, Ksmetals could be an option. Thanks
Tank1812
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Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 04:33 PM UTC
I wouldn't think a homemade version would be too hard to make for thin metal sheets. Don't know if the thin metal can handle the extra wear for battle damage. Might be a case of making the holes first then embossing the sheet. Interested to see how this turns out.

Late find...K+S has premade corrugated sheets. 16134 might be the best option. As HO = 1/87 and O = 1/48.
http://www.ksmetals.com/31.html
zorrolobo
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Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 07:05 AM UTC
Thank you Jerry and Ryan. I think I am going to go with a homemade version of the corr-u-gator, and go to the arts and crafts store to get some metal sheets for embossing. I want to get a damaged look on the shutters. Something like this:

Tank1812
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Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 - 06:40 PM UTC
I think a lot depends on the type of steel roller look you want and open or close.

Jerry's idea would work.

A second option is what Nick did. Looks like a sheet of plastic and smaller strips to give the rolled effect.

https://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=246554&ord=&page=3

A third option is a more corrugated look which this might make your life easier.
https://masterpiecemodels.com/product/35th-the-corr-u-gator/
jrutman
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Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 - 06:10 PM UTC
If the shutter is going to be closed then just use a piece of plastic card. I would use a scribing tool and cut the horizontal lines in it to the right depth. Clean up the edges and paint.
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zorrolobo
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 11:06 PM UTC
Thank you Tim and Cheyenne. Thanks for following. I haven't had much time to work on the project lately. This weekend I will work on it for a bit.
Can anyone suggest how to make a steel rolling shutter? I have a couple of ideas but maybe there is a simpler way out there.