Fab Transformation Part 3: Mountain Cabin Goes Rustic Chic
|Pardon the band aid thumb!|
The JManLaserCrafts Beach House kit really came to life this weekend and it is finally starting to look like a proper modern mountain cabin. Lots of work went into the exterior, from hand scoring the cladding to aging corrugated styrene to look like old metal.
|This was perhaps the most tedious part of customizing this kit so far, but a vital part of its unique identity. Luckily MDF board lends itself to carving better than basswood or balsa.|
|Priming, priming and more priming.|
|Exterior dry build test.|
|First floor interior dry build test.|
|While it already looks nicely aged and trendy, black was actually the roof base color. Check back later for the literally glowing final roof. :)|
|For texture variety and to keep with current trends, the floor boards were continued up the side of the main entrance wall prior to painting.|
|A tiny peak of the modern interior through the deck doors.|
To be continued...