O Scale On30 On3 - Jenson Electric Motors
Scratch built from custom cast dental stone pieces (see below) and hand cut basswood board & batten siding on a solid wood timber frame with hand distressed planks around the porch deck, this fully built model would look great in any display. With a fully open base (no base) and stained interior walls, this model is move in ready. Just drop it in place and add your own interior furniture and/or lights.
Several washes of ink and acrylic based stains were applied to create the look of naturally aged stained wood and irregular cut stone. There's an L-shaped extended front deck, two large open warehouse doors, side entry door with knob detail, four large windows on the second floor, Victorian era window pull shades in all windows, tall sectional smokestack with angled open vent ports, custom color matched period correct faded advertising sign, six highly detailed wood crates, old wood boards and old rags scattered about.
The simulated multilayered tarpaper roofs with visible lap lines, nail heads and repair patches were built up from several wrinkled layers of acrylic dust. It took several hours and many separate applications to create the 3D effect of multiple layers of worn, tarpaper roofing. Windows have clear dusty window glass plastic installed with no mullions hovering. This is a well built, basswood timber framed structure model with a fully open bottom (no base).
Approximate size is about 7 1/2 inches wide by 6 inches deep including the deck by a little under 7 inches tall to the top of the roof peak (not including the smokestacks). You will receive the actual model shown in the photos. Items combined if possible and include professional packing and insurance. Background scenery shown is NOT included.
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What is Dental Stone?
Dental Stone is one of the absolute best casting materials to use. Superior to Hydrocal plaster, the ultrafine ground stone picks up the tiniest details. Technically it is actually not "plaster" at all but is also known as Die Stone or Lab Stone. Other brand names can sound something like Die-keen or Veri-die or Apex Stone. Usually if it has Die or Stone in the name, it's probably much harder and stronger than your regular plaster. How much stronger:
- Plaster of Paris is 5,000 psi compression strength. It chips and scratches fairly easily.
- Hydrocal plaster is around 8,000 psi and is more durable.
- Dental Stone is around 14,000 psi to 18,000 psi and is even more durable and dries so hard it's almost like a ceramic material.