Posts

Showing posts from April, 2010

1:12 Genealogist's Study - part 4

Image
I was rudely interrupted in my quest to continue some headstone photography today as the weather turned quite rainy so back home it was to continue on my Genealogist's study :-)

I decided to complete the window and floor today at least.


Architrave and outer window sill made of balsa wood and fitted/glued

Interior architrave and window sill made of balsa wood and fitted/glued

I use Mylar* for the windows. This is perfect as it is clear and very firm to work with.


Cut 4 pieces of 'window framing', this will be fitted to the mylar.


Trimming the frames to fit the exterior architraves, i then carefully sliced down the centre of each piece of window framing, not fully through, but half way through the thickness and then slid the frame along the mylar.


The completed window with knob attached


Completed window - side


Completed window - front on. I have glued it to appear open.


Beginning to paint. A darker colour for the exterior frame.


Lighter colours for the interior


Completed painting the …