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Offline hauden_lukas

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Castle
« on: January 11, 2022, 04:11:50 »
I haven’t posted pictures her for a while now.
During the holiday break I had some time to rework a castle I had out more than 5 years ago.

I wanted to achieve a “nooks and grannies and asymmetrical look” of castles I like a lot, all while minimizing or not having to use saw, glue or paint. In the end, I only had to cut 2 castle edgings/crenellations of the round tower, 1 grey wall end connector, and 3 brown corner connector.

For example castle Eltz, Chillon, and Bran:

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Re: Castle
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2022, 04:13:21 »
Here are the pictures:

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Re: Castle
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2022, 04:14:46 »
a few more

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Re: Castle
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2022, 04:16:22 »
… and these

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Re: Castle
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2022, 04:16:58 »
last one

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Re: Castle
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2022, 09:22:06 »
That's a fantastic creation, h-l! It really has the asymmetries and nookishness you set out to achieve, very reminiscent of the three 'real world' examples you showed. Some nice touches with upside-down pieces!
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Re: Castle
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2022, 09:25:24 »
Amazing work :love:

It looks amazing, and very realistic! I really like the wooden balcony. And the cut round crenellation looks perfect. Took me a bit to figure out what I was seeing :-[

Did you populate the castle? It is probably not doable, right? At least fully? I had that issue with the Spartacus villa :(  - I abandoned the idea.


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Re: Castle
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2022, 10:31:44 »
Tahra and GrahamB say it all!  You can be well pleased with your creation.
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Re: Castle
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2022, 15:54:25 »
Amazing setup, great and useful customized parts! Are you planning to fill the rooms? Looking forward to that!
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Re: Castle
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2022, 17:56:52 »
Nicely done!

 Like your references, it looks very "busy", like several different architects just mashed their ideas into one creation! Designing that look with the very-symetrical steck is a real accomplishment.

From your pictures, your cuts are very clean. Great finished product!