Richard ......this Dio. is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!
1/24-25 hotrod garage diorama
Posted 21 March 2013 - 08:44 AM
finished the hand rail
so they can finally go upstairs in a safe way
not real logical since there is no storage upstairs but i liked the shot
Edited by crazyrichard, 21 March 2013 - 08:44 AM.
Posted 23 March 2013 - 04:17 AM
Posted 23 March 2013 - 06:16 AM
Great work on the upper level! Turn the desk around so the boss is looking down on the shop floor. Then he can sit up there and yell at the workers
Posted 23 March 2013 - 09:35 AM
and did that with the desk but then it didnt look as nice as how its sitting now ..
also with the stuff on the desk like the phone , camera and magazine its nicer to look at this way
also thats all gued in place now sooo
today i dint feel 100% , not sick nut also not .. didnt feel like building (rare for me:P )
so in the morning i just cleaned the fujimi tools from sprue residue and painted the lot chrome ..
also painted a extention cord and floor jacks , those need more layers
Posted 24 March 2013 - 01:56 AM
thnx and well another update then ??
started ading the tools on the benches , in the toolbox etc , also put a tape recorder / player in the hanging cabinet
and beside the mill i put a extension cord
some pics with light true the windows and just overall
the truck also fits , need to continue that one still
Posted 24 March 2013 - 03:02 AM
wow Richard! the shop looks fantastic, awesome work man!!!
Posted 24 March 2013 - 05:14 AM
thnx bill !
started on some roof steel , got these free strips , dont know what they where for but i have a lot of those
made a start
then doubled up and made it thicker , a h profile from styrene would be nicer but that would not be cheap and this stuff was free.
now i also like to use old stuff and recycle stuff so this was perfect
keeping it removable
put a wooden plate on top to see how it would be closed up with a ceiling , just for a test..
its making the whole dio very dark and takes away a lot of sight on everything..
now one idea would be to make a closed ceiling but with hinges so it can open up as well and maybe make the steel supports against that so you can open up the whole roof and have a open dio
as a base coat i sprayed it with alu spray
Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:08 AM
The roof detail looks good, as long as you don't glue it down so it can be taken off to show off the details.
Posted 24 March 2013 - 07:51 AM
..now this is very impressive to say the least! ..a fella could spend hours looking at this and still not catch everything, great work Richard, attention to detail is off the charts!!!
Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:03 AM
well continued the frame and realised i def. need to make it removable or hinge it so the whole roof with beams can be opened ..
i already noticed when taking pics a roof is actually holding you back a lot ..and yes now the details show less so i'm thinking of that atm..
would be cool to closed it up and then make roof skylights in the roof , like those raised industrial looking ones .. so when the roof is on natural light comes in true the roof
Edited by crazyrichard, 24 March 2013 - 08:05 AM.
Posted 24 March 2013 - 09:24 AM
the crosses are to get the center so every croff wil have a skylight
Posted 24 March 2013 - 09:59 AM
Just a suggestion here , but a "MILD" dusting of say a White primer that was Frosted on a piece of Plexiglas might just achieve a virtual roof and allow enough light to show through as well.
Posted 25 March 2013 - 05:18 AM
but doing it that way i think would not matter for the outside look but inside it would not be nice enough ..
my idea is to make those jagged styled skyelights and finish the inside with some wooden planks on top of the steel so when you make a picture inside you will see steel / wood and skyelights with light coming true sideways
Posted 25 March 2013 - 09:33 AM
some atmosphere pics with my 2 rustbuckets , this gives nice options for some cool picture shooting , love the shades dropping on the cars , you can schoose how to place them so some parts are highlighted and some are darker ...