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 Post subject: Re: Tri Tower Castle...
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:31 am 
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Barb...

it's cute as a button!...and that vintage Santa is the crowing touch in place of the tower...wish you would consider posting a "family portrait" of all the "minis" you've made...

Howard...


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 Post subject: Re: Tri Tower Castle...
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Hi Barb,

I purchased that online from Paper Mart. It is item number 2631212. It comes in 12 x 12 inch single faced corrugated cardboard.

Check your email for more info.


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This house is a monster, LOVE how tall it is. I remember seeing it come up on ebay. Glad y'all are tackling it, they look wonderful!
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I'm happy to be able to start priming!!


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Nice work Lynn! Looks like a lot of hand cutting on the "picket" edges... better you than me kid!


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Lynn...

i am "super impressed" with your version of the castle...i see very careful layout lines, precision cuts and attention to details...i believe this is going to be your masterpiece build of 2019...

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This is looking so good lynn. So precise.


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So when we were researching the Tower house, Peter had sent Lynn and myself the following picture.

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It was similar to the one that Howard had made the pattern for.
So I Changed up the front rooms and made a different tower.

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I still need to add the trim and build the base and fence.

My order from Peter for the required windows came today.

I need to make a custom middle window. as it has a cross on it.
And I'm working out the interesting trees that the new house has.

But I'm getting there slowly.

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Here is my reproduction of the tri tower castle. The castle is covered with large grain sand, with some glitter mixed in. The turquois also has some white gravel mixed in.
The base and step is the same white grave with some fine black glass glitter. The top of the base is coconut.
For the tree I used a white bottle brush tree, some green floral wire and brown floral tape. I have some pictures that show the steps.
Final I added some snow using the natural artist sponge;
Thanks Howard for a great patterns and suggesting to use the sponge to add the snow.
Pete thanks for the windows, door and coconut.


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A few more steps for making the tree.


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