Category: "The Brownstone"

The Brownstone - bay window section, part 1

by brae  

Just so you don't think I've been sitting around eating bon-bons*, opening fab gifts and shopping, here's a post on The Brownstone.  Haaa! I've been doing a lot of the same boring prep work I've already shown you -- painting the timber grid and filler… more »

The Brownstone - timber grid, part 5

by brae  

Continuing work on the timber grid.  With the opening for the front door assembly cut, I could finish the grid for the main front. I slipped the door into the new opening.   I taped the previous grid in place.   I cut two vertical pieces to finish the… more »

The Brownstone - timber grid, part 4

by brae  

Continuing work on the timber grid.  The front wall of the main structure was made from the original kit grid, with the grid pieces measuring 11/32" wide by 5/16" deep and the filler pieces measuring 1/4" thick, leaving 1/16" of the grid depth exposed. … more »

Roland Sneakypants

by brae  

How's that for a name?!!  :D   Roland the raccoon is a fine miniature made by Steve Panner.  He has been doing miniatures only a short time, but the work is remarkable.   Roland is the perfect city animal for The Brownstone.  :]   Here's a fun video sho… more »

The Brownstone - cutting openings, padding boards - part 2

by brae  

Continuing work on cutting openings and padding boards. I cut the garage door and lower entry door holes in the 1/8" thick main backer board. more »

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