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Post by Lightningtiger on Thu 29 Aug 2013, 4:08 pm

I decided to do a side project from my old fashioned hardware store so here is a progress shot.....well it's over 80% completed....
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A big 'GAS' sign is to be made yet to go on top of the building.....keep watching ! legowink


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Post by SnapLock on Fri 30 Aug 2013, 2:09 am

This is so cool, The  petrol bowsers are amazing great work.
*side note put a couple of old time gangsters out the front and you have a episode form the t.v show 'boardwalk Empire' legohappy 
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Post by Lightningtiger on Fri 30 Aug 2013, 3:38 am

Thanks now there's an idea......I'm considering building another hardware store plus a bank that would fit this build better.....oh, yeah I've done the sign too.....inspiration from the Palace Cinema.
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Post by Lightningtiger on Sun 01 Sep 2013, 12:49 pm

Now an art deco update, the hardware store and bank buildings will be started in the next two days (the bank being the latter of the two to be started).......keep watching the town forum for the next update.
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Post by SnapLock on Mon 02 Sep 2013, 6:09 am

Cant wait to see your next creations, personally looking forward to the bank legohappy
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Post by Lightningtiger on Mon 02 Sep 2013, 3:30 pm

Thanks and the hardware store is first......they are all going to be built on 16x32 base plates....keep watching !
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Post by Lightningtiger on Wed 04 Sep 2013, 11:15 am

It's now on a 32x32 base plate.....
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Post by Ajax on Thu 05 Sep 2013, 2:21 am

Looks great, I can just see a retro café in this style with the new minifig waitress on roller skates.

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Post by Lightningtiger on Thu 05 Sep 2013, 2:24 am

I would have to go without the skates on her to be more period late 30's/early 40's......the hardware store is under way, but a diner might come after the bank. Thanks 'Ajax' for suggestion.
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Post by timmyc1983 on Thu 05 Sep 2013, 4:06 am

I do love the sign legoeyeshutlaughing and the petrol pumps, great work all around as usual! I'm looking forward to the diner, that'll be sweet!

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Post by Lightningtiger on Thu 05 Sep 2013, 4:30 am

Thanks 'timmy', I'm actually enjoying these new art deco's of mine....trying to keep it simple while still packing in the detailing and no stickers......printer is out of ink.....keep watching !legohappy 
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Post by Lightningtiger on Fri 06 Sep 2013, 3:21 pm

Now I have got a good start on the next building.......though tons more to be done to it.
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Post by Lightningtiger on Sat 07 Sep 2013, 2:56 pm

Back to the gas station quickly.....spot the difference ?
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Post by Lightningtiger on Mon 09 Sep 2013, 11:22 am

Update time......
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Post by Ajax on Tue 10 Sep 2013, 3:51 am

The colour's are looking great.

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Post by Lightningtiger on Tue 10 Sep 2013, 5:21 am

Ajax wrote:The colour's are looking great.
Thanks 'Ajax', I have started on the sidewalls......the roof to the hardware store and then bank building is going to be a pain....lots of parts needed - so keep watching ! legowink 
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Post by Lightningtiger on Wed 11 Sep 2013, 8:26 am

Another update......
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Post by Lightningtiger on Thu 12 Sep 2013, 2:52 pm

Quick update......
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Okay, so the bank still needs a few floor tiles, the diner hasn't been started yet and I have some 1940's spy story to play for you........The Man In The White Gloves.......Keep Watching !
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Post by ScottHodges on Wed 11 Dec 2013, 1:07 am

Looking quite good. I have some of the parts from the lego petrol pump set from the early 1960's. This is very similar, amazing similar actually, considering the original set used cast pieces, similar to model train setups, rather than blocks.

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Post by Lightningtiger on Wed 11 Dec 2013, 3:13 am

Thanks 'Scott', you have some town plan sets from the 60's eh ?
Lucky you, now I've had to put a halt to this series so I can work on my Aussie country town again.
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