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Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:02 PM

The Christine Build
 
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Hi to all. Decided to post the build here because the albums don't put the pictures in order. I'm a retired carpenter working as a cad designer for a local college and I am 60 years old. I got married last Nov 30 to Chris and decided to build her a 1/12 scale house which I designed. It is being built out of 1/2" (12mm) baltic birch plywood. I built a cnc router a few years back and will do all of the small maching on it (knewel posts, railings, stairs). Anyway... hope wou enjoy the pictures and the build.

Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:04 PM

Page 2
 
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2nd Set of pictures

kath 13-03-2013 06:04 PM

This looks exciting..:) look forward to seeing more ... ;)

Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:06 PM

3rd Page
 
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3rd set of pictures

Michelle. 13-03-2013 06:06 PM

Very exciting, looking forward to seeing how it takes shape

Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:07 PM

4th Page
 
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4th page of pictures

kath 13-03-2013 06:10 PM

Wow what a lovely property!

Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:12 PM

Pictures
 
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More pictures

Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:13 PM

Pictures
 
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Lighting is LED. Each room will have it's own dimmer control. I'll send a picture of the control box later tonight.

Skipper_52 13-03-2013 06:17 PM

Pictures
 
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More pictures. Staircase is solid walnut. Can't stand the prebuilts due to the steep incline. Designed the door opening around the staircase to get the correct run and rise. I turned the knewel posts but can't seem to cut the balusters without them cracking off on the lathe so I found 1/16" aluminum tig rods for welding and will paint those white. I'll machine the top rail out of walnut. All wood flooring in the house is walnut 1/8" thick. When using LED's make sure you test them for + - connections. They will not light if the wiring is reversed like a standard tungsten light will. They are Light Emiiting DIODES which only allow current to flow in one direction.


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