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#1 Mercman

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 10:19 PM

I have a upcoming show this weekend, and decided I needed something to hold my business cards. I could have bought a set pre-made, but decided to publicize my building skills with a homemade job.Here is the initial layout of it, as it is currently in the paint booth.

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The base was painted gray, and will get some washes to simulate road wear. I painted the building in Khaki, and will add a trim color to it. I will also add a vehicle or two like it shows, along with some pedestrians.

Also the base will get a felt bottom to prevent scratches.

Edited by Mercman, 13 October 2013 - 10:26 PM.


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Posted 14 October 2013 - 12:29 AM

That's really COOL Junior!!  :D 



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 12:50 AM

That is too cool! Great idea.

Later-

#4 cobraman

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 02:08 AM

I agree, cool !



#5 slusher

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 02:26 AM

Very creative and sharp display



#6 Harry P.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 02:50 AM

Very clever.



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 03:09 AM

Outstanding.



#8 Dr. Cranky

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 03:26 AM

Super cool idea, Junior.  Cheers.



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 11:51 AM

That's a very creative idea.  You may want to put somthing inside to make the cards sit up a little higher so that they're more accessible.

I think a lot of people would be hesitant to reach down in there to grab a card for fear of damaging something.



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 12:21 PM

That's a great idea!



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 04:29 PM

Sharp job. A neat idea well executed.



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Posted 14 October 2013 - 04:33 PM

Very cool idea



#13 Mercman

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 06:10 PM

That's a very creative idea.  You may want to put somthing inside to make the cards sit up a little higher so that they're more accessible.
I think a lot of people would be hesitant to reach down in there to grab a card for fear of damaging something.


Point well taken thank you for that great idea. I will do that.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 10:27 PM

Hedre it is ready to go. The small white tabs underneath will keep it from scratching any surface. I also raised the inside so the cards are more accessible.


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The bushes help hide the one edge, and the white lines were done with a colored pencil.

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 01:13 AM

When i build models for friends as gifts, i now add a business card holder to make to a bit useful. Eg for our bus driver's 60th birthday, i gave him a model of the bus.

 

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 04:31 AM

That turned out great.  I had no idea there were so many interesting cars available in this scale.  You've finished theme quite nicely, and the figures as well.  I have trouble doing that nice of a job on 1:35 figures.  You must have the hands of a surgeon...just hope he doesn't come looking to get them back :D



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Posted 15 October 2013 - 07:47 AM

Cant take credit for the cars they came like that.

#18 Greg Wann

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 05:13 PM

I like it a lot, well thought out project.



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Posted 16 October 2013 - 03:38 AM

Outstanding idea, Junior - and excellent execution to boot!



#20 Bill Eh?

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 01:30 PM

Very refreshing to see purpose-built dioramas of such outstanding quality. Masterpieces in miniature.