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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #360 on: August 20, 2015, 08:56:10 PM »
Not sure you're meant to have put your N gauge ruler through the cutter, George :laugh:

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #361 on: August 20, 2015, 09:00:22 PM »
 
Not sure you're meant to have put your N gauge ruler through the cutter, George :laugh:

 :doh:
A new layout Geominster Mainline & Heritage Line has been created after moving home and not being able to accomodate the old layout.

This then is my third version which is vastly improved from previous efforts.

Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from  previous Geominster projects this is the latest one.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #362 on: August 20, 2015, 09:16:41 PM »
Looking good. I'm impressed. I'll have to have a word with SWMBO to see if she can have a word with Father Christmas. :heart2:
 :no: I think will be the reply :(
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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #363 on: August 27, 2015, 05:42:12 PM »
My first attempt at a Retail Unit using the Portrait machine. Scratch built using just card. Iam waiting for the window cleaners to drop by.



I am still working on the platform canopies which need some small support poles, maybe get them done later this evening.

The Portrait is simply the best for making small items. I have a lattice pattern to try, if it works then I hope to apply it to create a footbridge.
« Last Edit: August 27, 2015, 05:43:13 PM by georgehgv »
A new layout Geominster Mainline & Heritage Line has been created after moving home and not being able to accomodate the old layout.

This then is my third version which is vastly improved from previous efforts.

Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from  previous Geominster projects this is the latest one.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #364 on: August 27, 2015, 05:45:55 PM »
Excellent work, George. You will be taking commissions soon! 8-)

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #365 on: August 27, 2015, 05:47:20 PM »
Excellent work, George. You will be taking commissions soon! 8-)

Thanks Chris, I need to keep the windows cleaner  ;)
A new layout Geominster Mainline & Heritage Line has been created after moving home and not being able to accomodate the old layout.

This then is my third version which is vastly improved from previous efforts.

Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from  previous Geominster projects this is the latest one.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #366 on: August 27, 2015, 07:55:17 PM »
That looks really good George, well done!

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #367 on: August 27, 2015, 09:12:31 PM »
I'm envious! Very nice indeed. :thumbsup:
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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #368 on: August 27, 2015, 09:38:49 PM »
Cracking work, George. Please keep us posted with progress on what you can produce using the cutter.

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #369 on: August 27, 2015, 09:47:35 PM »
Thanks Mick, I am trying to find some lattice but it all seems too small so I am now looking for some concrete or grey primer paper to download for my proposed Footbridge.

The portrait cutter seems excellent at producing very finely cut card. I reckon OO  :veryangry:
would be easy to make stuff.
A new layout Geominster Mainline & Heritage Line has been created after moving home and not being able to accomodate the old layout.

This then is my third version which is vastly improved from previous efforts.

Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from  previous Geominster projects this is the latest one.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #370 on: August 27, 2015, 09:49:05 PM »
You could always drive yourself crazy by cutting some thin strips of card and 'weaving' them yourself :laugh3:

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #371 on: August 27, 2015, 10:01:58 PM »
You could always drive yourself crazy by cutting some thin strips of card and 'weaving' them yourself :laugh3:

I have cut 2.5mm strips, they form the barge boards on the Retail Units. It isn't going to like much thinner though.
A new layout Geominster Mainline & Heritage Line has been created after moving home and not being able to accomodate the old layout.

This then is my third version which is vastly improved from previous efforts.

Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from  previous Geominster projects this is the latest one.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #372 on: August 27, 2015, 10:06:24 PM »
A great shame as the only other lattice work I've seen is from Plastruct and I don't think they do flat sheets of it.

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #373 on: August 27, 2015, 11:12:58 PM »
The beginning of the Footbridge, trying to replicate a prefabricated concrete section bridge so this is intended as one side.

A new layout Geominster Mainline & Heritage Line has been created after moving home and not being able to accomodate the old layout.

This then is my third version which is vastly improved from previous efforts.

Geominster was my first project which has now been dismantled.

Having learnt so much from  previous Geominster projects this is the latest one.

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=30850.0

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Re: Geominster a first time Layout by a complete novice
« Reply #374 on: August 27, 2015, 11:26:33 PM »
Thanks Mick, I am trying to find some lattice but it all seems too small so I am now looking for some concrete or grey primer paper to download for my proposed Footbridge.

The portrait cutter seems excellent at producing very finely cut card. I reckon OO  :veryangry:
would be easy to make stuff.

I think that is true
Though what you are achieving here is so very good to see :)

 

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