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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:01 am 
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greetings to all...

my version of Lynn's Fireplace Church is finished...and, based on Steve's comment, i stayed with the glitter i used on the Fireplace Cottage...

i'll post a picture of the church later this week when it's on the mantel and the lights are turned on...hope you'll like the miniature stained glass windows that Lynn developed for this project...i know i really do!...

i made another small tweak to the three lights that illuminate the houses...i'll include that with the illuminated church also...

my very best regards...

Howard...


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Looks wonderful Howard! Great job sir... :)

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The High-rise is the third house for the Fireplace mantel. This one measures 1 ¼ by 1 inches, and 1 ¾ inches tall. The base is a 2 inch square with a half inch light hole. I glued 1/8 square balsa wood strips along the inside edge at the top, down about 1/8 of an inch, so the roof sits down a bit inside of the house.

I used fine sand over the surface and when dry it received a coat of paint. The door is PWD 4s reduce to fit the doorway. Fine glass glitter covers the snow areas on the fence and the walkway.

I have one more house to go.......


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OH MAN!! These minis are SOOOOOOO awesome!! Im going to have to try my hand at them at some point. Lynn, you and Howard are really creating some cool houses here!!! I want to see a dinner plate size village of minis so bad!!! Thank you both so much for sharing these!
-Brian


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:46 am 
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Thanks Brian, they are fun to make! :)


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