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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby rail450 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:24 am

Hi,
how may I get this stone surface into my INVENTOR for designing my baseplates ?
BR,
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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby dkightley » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:23 pm

Unless there's a plug-in (like I believe there is for Shapeways Pro) I'm afraid you'll have to do it the hard way, like I had to!

Here's a link to a couple of post on The Bridge thread where I show how I did it: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=123&start=13
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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby dkightley » Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:32 pm

Now I have The Bridge upgraded to DCC and have a few weeks before I need to progress it further, I've been able to get back into things on this layout. Having first reviewed exactly where I had got to, I've started to make some progress on the layout boards.

Here's a few shots of the boards with outer uprights fitted ready for cutting the surface foam to size:
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I've also started designing and printing some of the waterside components. Photos to follow when I have sufficient done.....
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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby dkightley » Sun Apr 29, 2018 10:22 pm

I've now started the long process of 3D designing and printing all of the buildings and features.

Here's progress so far with some of the more complex items:
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A couple of jetties, a boathouse and boat yard with more than a hundred boats, a derelict pub, a thriving pub and other buildings including flats.

A slow process....considering my attention has been drawn to such things as the snooker world championships and a F1 grand prix or two!! 8-) :?
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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby gbtrains » Thu May 03, 2018 5:35 pm

HI Doug

That is looking very good.
Hope you do not get burnt out with modelling all thosesbuildings as I know how much time cnsuming that can be.

Congrats

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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby dkightley » Mon May 07, 2018 8:12 am

For the "convenience" of the little folk:
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Gents to the left...and ladies to the right! ;)
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Re: The Bridges at Saltash

Postby Nutter » Mon May 07, 2018 9:49 am

dkightley wrote:For the "convenience" of the little folk:
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Gents to the left...and ladies to the right! ;)


Don't forget the graffitti when finished :lol:
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