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#1 chevyfever2009

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:05 AM

Im wanting to try and build a diorama building (garage) whats the best easiest way to build it like materials or better to use than others

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 10:02 AM

I've used 3/16" thick foamboard for walls on several dioramas. It's easy to cut with an X-acto knife and a metal straightedge. It takes paint well, or can be covered with brick paper, and it's fairly cheap. I use cheap underlayment 1/4" plywood for things like garage floors and sidewalks.

 

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 10:35 AM

I've used 3/16" thick foamboard for walls on several dioramas. It's easy to cut with an X-acto knife and a metal straightedge. It takes paint well, or can be covered with brick paper, and it's fairly cheap. I use cheap underlayment 1/4" plywood for things like garage floors and sidewalks.

 

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Pretty much the same stuff I use too . I'll use .060 sheet plastic for a floor and generally 1/4 inch luan plywood as a base material . You can apply Bondo over the wood and over Foam core too for texture and terrain ............