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TacticalPainter0103 Oct 2021 5:13 p.m. PST

Recently put the finishing touches to one of Sarissa's small houses for North America, this for my AWI collection. As with all MDF buildings a little bit of embellishment goes a long way to break away from that distinctive MDF 'look' and give a building a unique character. There's a tutorial here if you want to follow the build in more detail House with Porch for the AWI





John the OFM03 Oct 2021 5:27 p.m. PST

Excellent work on an excellent model.

huron72503 Oct 2021 6:01 p.m. PST

Oh wow, very nice.

John the OFM03 Oct 2021 6:44 p.m. PST

Sarissa and Thingsfromthebasement are my go-to sources for AWI buildings. The choices are exponentially growing, compared to 10 years ago.

The OP was absolutely correct in substituting laser cut card for shingles. Another choice is laser cut heavy paper from Thingsfromthebasement.
Sadly, laser etched stone or shingles need enhancement.

TacticalPainter0104 Oct 2021 12:33 a.m. PST

Yeah, I think the best way to approach MDF models is that they make a great starting point for a building. Not all shapes lend themselves to a laser cut through 2mm MDF. Fortunately we live in a world where accessories in everything from cardboard to resin exist to add to your own scratch building skills.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2021 5:45 a.m. PST

Looks very nice!

Baranovich04 Oct 2021 9:36 p.m. PST

That looks really good!

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