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Contruction Journal ( 2023 Jul-Dec)
07/02/2023 Top

Part 11 - Refinery - Basic Scenery and Walkways
Dusted off the Refinery project. I added basic scenery and more grime on the tanks.



Then I added some walkways.





07/04/2023 Top

Part 12 - Refinery - Ladder and a wood walkway to the ladder
Added a ladder, walk-overs and another walkway.



Unfortunately, the refinery has to go back on the back-burner again.
I can't find the hole-punch needed for the access hatches on the cracking tower.


07/15/2023 Top

Part 1 - Dairy Offices - Starting a new office building
Basic painting, windows and doors.





Next up: Lighting, stairs, handrails, etc.


07/22/2023 Top

Part 2 - Dairy Offices - Trim work and roof installed
Railing, posts and stairs installed.





Next up: Lighting, steps, etc.


07/23/2023 Top

Part 3 - Dairy Offices - Lighting and final details
Just about 100%.









Next up: A few little tweaks I've noted from the photos above.


07/29/2023 Top

A small woodworking Factory and a couple of trucks
Finished up a small woodwoking factory





With weathering added and with the lights turned out





I tried a close-up shot of the loading dock. But it only points out how little detail N-scale people have



I also painted a couple of 3D printed trucks I received from a friend







08/13/2023 Top

A small general store with warehouse



Lit up



A close up of the interior



With weathering on the roof and details on the dock





11/11/2023 Top

Part 7 - Company Town - Completed a small church
Initial painting and weathering, before any construction



Partially built - with lighting installed



Finished





12/30/2023 Top

Part 1 - Elliot and Sons
Initial painting and assembly of kit by B.T.S. Master Creations