While I'm waiting for my printer to arrive, all I can do is Photoshop all day. So I've finished most of the cut-and-fold lines for a new Hunter's Lodge, a simple cabin with accessible interiors. I'll post updates here once I get a chance to print a paper test.
I'm putting textures on this model now and should be done with it in a couple of days. The texture options on this one are truly insane: 3 colors of bricks, stone, wood, stone foundation, plaster, rough plaster, 3 styles of wall beams, stone corners, 3 roof textures (so far)... and I haven't even started on the windows, doors and floors yet.
Just with the different wall combinations, you could very easily get 20 different-looking models from this one. Or 60 models, if you factor in the roofs. I love this stuff.
There are so many textures on this model that it's really not accurate to call it a hunter's lodge. It's a general-purpose cabin, small house or shop, guest house, etc., so I'm just going to call it The Cabin.
This model is very nearly ready for release. All I need are some photos of the test build to create the advert graphics. If Ric is feeling better, he might send over the photos he took of the test build he did for me. If I can't get the photos from him, I should have my new printer here tomorrow and be able to create my own paper test and photos, and get the job done that way.
(Normally I post something like this at the end of my design threads, so here it is...)
This may look like a simple little model, but it's packed with texture options and you should get a lot of use out of it. The Cabin has a fully-textured interior and a lift-off roof for easy access. Scores of distinct looks are possible by mixing and matching the textures in the multi-layered PDFs. And if you don't want to mess about with the PDF layers, this kit comes with two prepared looks that are easy to print out right away.
Post by BlackCat13 on Sept 28, 2017 10:52:54 GMT -9
Awesome kit! I love it. I can only recommend one improvement; a base plate with multiple textures as versatile as the model itself. I will probably be building several of these in the next few months. The available textures make it usable in multiple eras. Nice job, Dave! Check out my "Imperial Liquor Store." I'm a long, long ways behind you, but for an old guy working with paint an no training, I think I'm not doing too bad. I just like your models a whole lot better. I own over fifty and don't have room to display all my builds. A lot of them got wrecked in a move a couple of years ago and I am slowly rebuilding the collection. It is hard to pick a favorite, but this little gem is certainly in the running due to its simple design, economic build, and utility. If I had a camera, I would add pictures to this post showing how well the Cabin blends in with fantasy, Victorian/Steampunk, and frontier buildings. It is a definite hit.
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antohammer: someone said egyptian temple O.O ... very interested !!!!
Dec 12, 2018 1:25:46 GMT -9
okumarts: TEMPLE OF DOOM!
Dec 11, 2018 7:10:21 GMT -9
shep: Give us the temple!
Dec 6, 2018 1:09:34 GMT -9
Vermin King: I'll want to look again tomorrow, but I think I have the temple ready to print
Dec 5, 2018 19:39:01 GMT -9
squirmydad: Are you musing or is this open to a vote? I vote Egyptian temple.
Dec 5, 2018 19:14:53 GMT -9
Vermin King: Either that or an Egyptian Temple
Dec 4, 2018 4:50:46 GMT -9
Vermin King: Tried to do some design work last night and it didn't go anywhere. So I went through the hard drive. I think my next project will be cleaning up and scaling a Honda Quad model that they released ages ago
Dec 4, 2018 4:50:21 GMT -9
Vermin King: Well, not up-chucking, but remaining upright and walking straight lines wouldn't really happen for about 8 hours
Dec 3, 2018 18:18:43 GMT -9
squirmydad: I always got seasick the very first day of every season, then never again no matter how bad the ocean got. I didn't get sick returning to dry land after two months of chasing fish, but I did walk like a drunk for two days until my land legs came back.
Dec 3, 2018 16:04:25 GMT -9
Vermin King: That's about like me on the ocean in small boats. I never get seasick until I am back on dry land
Dec 3, 2018 14:14:29 GMT -9
shep: And don't get too used to the aftershocks or you won't be able to sleep, if the ground does not rattle...
Dec 3, 2018 11:23:35 GMT -9
squirmydad: Two cats, one dog, and they've all been very high-strung for the last three days. I don't know if they can sense the quakes before me, but I think they are just as tired of the constant aftershocks as I am.
Dec 3, 2018 6:26:23 GMT -9
Vermin King: could just be the small number of videos I've seen with dogs and cats in them
Dec 2, 2018 16:56:34 GMT -9
Vermin King: Do you have pets? I've always heard how animals seem to freak out just prior to earthquakes, but every video I've seen with animals, the animals look at their owners like 'what the heck is your problem?'. Not freaking out at all.
Dec 2, 2018 16:56:04 GMT -9
squirmydad: I've lost track of the hundreds of aftershocks that have rippled through.
Dec 2, 2018 15:04:43 GMT -9
squirmydad: There's a cocktail recipe that a FB friend posted; Pour all ingredients into glass, wait, please enjoy your drink after the aftershock has thoroughly mixed the ingredients.
Dec 2, 2018 15:04:15 GMT -9
shep: Hey, squirmydad, always remember that booze is THE #1 survival gear...
Dec 2, 2018 14:02:03 GMT -9
uptrainfan89: I see WWG website is down yet again...
Dec 1, 2018 10:12:26 GMT -9
squirmydad: I'm supposed to boil water before drinking, heat, roof and walls are all good. One of the surviving liquour stores is having a 7% off sale in honor of the quake, so I have drinking options.
Nov 30, 2018 18:12:53 GMT -9