Just a simple call box

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Just a simple call box

Postby Rudolf » Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:12 pm

Hello friends,

just finished the new call box for my layout.

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Material: cardboard, dispersion-paint and powder-pigments.
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Postby Steve Bennett » Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:16 pm

Very nice Rudolf, really like the detail on the door.
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Postby rue_d_etropal » Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:49 pm

nice one. who needs Pola when you have cardboard. Tempted to try something like it in 1/12th as I have rolls of corrugated cardboard just right size.
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Postby chris stockdale » Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:26 pm

My first thought was 'is it a police call box?', in which case there would be nothing simple about it...

I'm pleased to say I am just as impressed by the box in the pic above as one that could dematerialise like Tony's post

http://forum.gn15.info/viewtopic.php?t=5737

:D

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Postby Rockley Bottom » Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:48 pm

Looks great and I like the letter on the door. It looks as if it has seen many a winter

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Postby chris69 » Thu Oct 08, 2009 3:48 pm

Hallo Rudolf,
klasse Modell!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Postby Dave Westall » Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:45 pm

Hi Rudolf, nice model and very good subtle weathering.

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Postby Rudolf » Fri Oct 09, 2009 5:55 am

Hello friends,

Thank you very much for the appreciative answers. The call box will find it´s place in the forefront of the Ebbes-Werk, which means "something-works". Something, because they must produce something there, but I don´t know what.

@Matt: yes there are photos.

http://www.buntbahn.de/modellbau/viewtopic.php?t=7068 This link leads to my main project. I work on it since some years. Theme is a meter-gauge-railway in the Odenwald round 1960. OEA means “Odenwälder Eisenbahn AG“ (Odenwald Railroad Inc.).

The OEA ist tangent to the Chicoreéebahn, which is in Gn15. http://www.buntbahn.de/modellbau/viewto ... hn&start=0

My actuell project is a cheese dairy and the forefront of the Ebbes-Werk.
http://www.buntbahn.de/modellbau/viewtopic.php?t=8762

All in all I´d like to say, that my projeckts are less an exact copy of reality but more a humorous piture of things and dotty characters of my home region.
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Postby dieselwater » Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:29 am

Wow :shock: Fantastic modelling Rudolf :D So much detail and atmosphere. You've really inspired me.
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Postby Rudolf » Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:40 am

Sorry, mistake
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Postby KEG » Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:50 pm

Hi,

These small huts seem to be all over the place

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The " F " on the door stands for "Fernsprecher", a vintage word for "telephone" No one would understand today.

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Postby jacko » Fri Oct 09, 2009 8:00 pm

hi been on your other listings :lol: hats off to you very well done :D
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Postby Pandy » Fri Oct 09, 2009 8:44 pm

Great work Rudolf ! The call box is impressive, then we looked at the links and saw your other models wow ! Another of those shots that could easily be mistaken for the real thing !
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Postby steerngo » Sat Oct 10, 2009 3:22 am

I thought the F was for FONE :oops:


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Postby elcamo » Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:43 am

Looks great! How did you model metal with cardboard? :?:

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Postby Rudolf » Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:02 pm

Hello elcamo,

this is really simple. First of all I used dispersion-colors and painted everyting in grey. After drying I coloured the edges black, using an edding3000. After that I took just a little bit of black powder-pigments and gave them into water. This shoulld happen in a way, that the fluid gives just the idea of a soft black dust. Not more.

I wetted the call box all over with it. The result is a grey and dirty finish. Let dry. Then I used powder-pigments and dusted them (dry) with a very soft little brush onto the places, where I wanted to have earth, dirt, dry and wet rust, rests of green vegetation and so on. The rest of the pigments I brushed away with a hard brush.

You can get those powder-pigments in artist shops.

I hope I could explain my method in an understandable way. Explaining things like that I see very soon, that my English has narrow frontiers.
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Postby Rudolf » Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:21 am

"Fernsprecher" is a composition of two words. "Fern" is an adjective and means "far" and "Sprecher" is a substantive and means "speaker".

The German language is common for it´s word-compositions, sometimes existing out of much more than only two words.
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Postby chris69 » Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:21 am

Hallo,
like Schrauben Dreher Schlitz einfach,oder Kissen Kopf Bezug ala BW Nato Liste

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Postby Rudolf » Mon Oct 12, 2009 7:21 am

Hi Chris,

it can get worse. There is for example the famous Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaftskapitänsanwärtersgatinnenpensionsanspruch. Nine words, great! (Entitlement to a pension for the wife of the aspirant for the job as a captain at the steamboatcompany on the river Donau).

Wow, “steamboatcompany”. It also goes in English! Are we a little bit off-topic now?
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Postby More_Cats_Than_Sense » Mon Oct 12, 2009 10:03 am

chris69 wrote:Hallo,
like Schrauben Dreher Schlitz einfach,oder Kissen Kopf Bezug ala BW Nato Liste

Gruss
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Bablefish gives the translation as.....

"Hi, just like screws slotted turner, or head pillows reference ala BW NATO list

Greeting"

Sounds no worse than most translated instruction manuals to me :wink:
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Postby Rudolf » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:10 am

Morning lads and lasses,

it´s done. The OEA has it´s new call box. The last grinding will be made, when the ambience is finished. The materials for the green are different kinds of herbs and grasses, some of them crushed plus a very, very little bit of foam-flocks.

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PS: The next time I should regard to keep my camera straight!
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Postby dieselwater » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:44 am

Looks terrific Rudolf 8) Good idea to use herbs has scale trees. Works well :D Do they still smell Gnice? :wink:
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Postby Rudolf » Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:24 pm

Hi David,

oh yes they do, indeed! At the moment my layout-room smells like a mediterranean kitchen.
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Postby Pandy » Fri Oct 16, 2009 7:20 pm

in that case remind us not to use dried herbs when we get to the scenic stage or we'll be permanently hungry ! :)
That's very effective, looks a little like a large buddleia to us, very effective, well done Rudolf ! :)
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