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So, today I decided to try my hand at building some...buildings. lol I used blocks of wood as the base, and covered them with printed on card stock. I cut them to size and used wood glue and double sided tape to bond them to the wood. I covered every square inch of the buildings, from top to bottom. I built 3 in total. The images I found online and customized. I was trying for 1:64 (S scale), but they turned out more like HO scale. A bit smaller than I had planned. Oh well. I think they still work ok. The hobby shop I picked up at my local...hobby shop. lol I got a deal on it because there's some damage to the sign, as you can see. It's made of the quality resin stuff, not cheap cardboard. I added the light. Added a sidewalk and some cars from the period, some people, a tree, a crow, a dog sniffing a fire hydrant, and voila. lol I'm planning on adding center street lines later. I also added a light to Rob's Auto Repair.


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I replaced this shelf completely with a wider one for more space. It goes all the way to the wall. Stained the shelf, added wood on top for more surface area. And, finally, added the underlayment/subflooring which I painted charcoal gray. Added the street lines (again). I picked up a used police station from my local hobby shop. I just added the "police" and "police department" signs, made of card stock. I did add a light, you just can't see it very well. Added another cop car there as well. I also made another building from cardstock and wood, which is directly left of the police station. Added one more street light to this shelf as well.
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It wouldn't be much of a police station without cops, right? They're O scale. A little bit bigger than I would have liked. Problem is, they weren't available in 1/64, and HO would have been too small. Finding people in 1/64 in general is a challenge. Most of it is custom made, and not cheap.
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Found a building at an antique store today which I think fits in pretty well downtown. Made by American Graffiti. I literally had to cut the sucker with a jigsaw to separate the building from the sidewalk and the street that they had it attached to.
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