Category: "Miniatures"

Staining and painting unfinished furnishings

by brae  

I love kits, but sometimes a partially built or fully built unfinished furniture piece fits the bill.  First, there are some rather fancy unfinished pieces on the market that have no kit equivalent.  Second, sometimes the built piece saves headaches as… more »


by brae  

I have a new mini bird in my life, but this one I didn't make. I've named him Sam, though his beak is true to life rather than cartoonish like the one of his namesake Toucan Sam.  :D  Man, I haven't had Froot Loops in a long time! Sam is a gorgeous… more »

That's it! I'm leaving!

by brae  

Or "leafing" is perhaps the word I need here.  :D  I finally had some time to work on the maple tree again.  This is three hours of work, so that ought to tell you just how much time this will take.  I foresee many movies and TV marathons in my future.… more »

Under the maple tree - part 5

by brae  

Continuing work on the maple tree.  A real tree has a great deal more branches than the base I've created, and those branches taper into batches of leaves.  My purpose is to get the general feel of a maple tree and to accent the landscaping.  In the… more »

From double door to single

by brae  

The Backyard Bungalow kit comes with a double door, but to preserve some wall space, I modified it to a single door.  I love the design of the door window, so I never even considered swapping it out entirely for a readymade component. The doors are… more »

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