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#121 Posted : 20 June 2019 17:59:00

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tf64 wrote:
Hi Tony,

Thanks for looking in, I have finished the wood part

of both doors and now working on fitting the lining.
Not

sure about the second Stage Coach, what I mean Tony is that

this is a good model for the money but there are areas the

need attention which I have thought about and will alter when

I build it.

More soon keep looking.

Regards

Trev.


Cheers for the update Trev.

You really are doing a great job on a difficult looking kit. I have had this one for some time and while i have looked at it a few times its been packed away again. Will get there one day with it.

Hope your continues well..

Tony
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#122 Posted : 20 June 2019 18:54:22

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BigGrin I have been watching this come together Trev and it looks stunning Cool lovely work Love
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#123 Posted : 20 June 2019 21:22:14

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Hi Martyn,

Thanks for following my build very much appreciated.

more soon.

Regards

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#124 Posted : 20 June 2019 21:53:26

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Trev,

You work is excellent and i have been following you on this from the strat. I hope to also jump in.

Question: do you have any idea what the purpose the double bottom on the coach serves? Could it contain ballast for the suspension?

Comments from you on the possible second build. Why oak? Hard and wide grained wood. Where would you apply it?

Thanks,

Tom
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#125 Posted : 21 June 2019 07:37:30

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Hi Tnequette,

Thanks for following my build,if I use Oak it will be on the chaise as I know it will be stronger plus I can polish it, also I have no idea regarding the double bottom you may be correct saying that it would be used for balance ?

Reason for Oak: Better than the kit wood.

Thanks again

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#126 Posted : 14 July 2019 08:30:26

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UPDATE: 14.7.19.

Hi,

Well the doors have taken a lot longer than I thought, after sanding and shaping to match the curve of the coach body the next stage was to french polish and fit the leather upholstery to the in side of the doors.


First was to cut a thin piece of ply the the same size as the inner side of the door,this will make a good base to work with,I then trimed a piece of soft foam and glued it to the lower part of the door,after waiting for it to dry I then cut a piece of soft leather that was over sized folded the corners and glued.


Next part was to make a paper pattern showing squares then laying it over the soft leather and using 5mm pins pushed each one into each corner push through into the wood back as far as they would could go,then I turned and cut the back of the pins off then glued to make all secure

Thanks for looking more soon

Trev.






PS.Having trouble sizing pictures and posting get back soon.

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#127 Posted : 14 July 2019 08:53:03

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Just catching up on your build Trev. Excellent work, love the polishing, you’ve cracked that one. Love Drool

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#128 Posted : 14 July 2019 09:01:48

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Hi Mark,thanks for looking, I had to remove the pictures to large, (new computer imac pro) will post again soon.


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#129 Posted : 14 July 2019 18:54:22

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Trev

Glad to see you sorted your picture posting issue.

Buttoned panels look really neat and what a smart way of producing these using the pins.

Gives a very realistic upholstered look to things.

Tony
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#130 Posted : 14 July 2019 23:41:38

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Love it Trev, looks amazing..... very well done....Drool Drool

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#131 Posted : 15 July 2019 14:41:06

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That looks really great.
Just love those buttoned door panels.

Roy.
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#132 Posted : 15 July 2019 18:33:42

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Hi Tony,thanks for looking and your comments,overall I am pleased with the upholstery but I feel that I could do better,what I mean is it was the folds on the corners that I problems with.

Regards

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Hi Alan,thanks for looking in,I have started making the seat cushioning for the interior,will post soon.

Regards

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#134 Posted : 15 July 2019 18:42:04

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Hi Roy,hope you are enjoying your new roll,I wonder it you have had experience in upholstery with your car builds.

Regards
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Looking really good Trev, well done and I love what you've done with the buttoned leather seat, very effective indeed! Cool ThumpUp

Will you be painting the pin heads black to match the leather?

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#136 Posted : 16 July 2019 06:13:34

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Hi Kev,good thinking about painting the pin heads,I will wait until I have finished all of the internal parts and see how it looks.

Thanking you for looking

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#137 Posted : 16 July 2019 11:08:52

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Great build so far! There`s much more into this build than i thought at first!
Greetings,
Walter



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#138 Posted : 16 July 2019 16:34:02

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Love the leather seat effect.you really nailed it LOL LOL LOL

Carl

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#139 Posted : 16 July 2019 17:47:50

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darbyvet wrote:
Love the leather seat effect.you really nailed it LOL LOL LOL

Carl



Groan..... lol.
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#140 Posted : 16 July 2019 22:31:49

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tf64 wrote:

Hi Tony,thanks for looking and your comments,overall I am pleased with the upholstery but I feel that I could do better,what I mean is it was the folds on the corners that I problems with.

Regards

Trev


I was looking at the model trailways coach earlier which in appearance is very similar in finish to the amati version.

With the model trailways you make up the seats from lengths of half round dowel you have to shape and round over at the fronts. These small sections are then glued together to form the seats.

Must admit i much prefer the look of what you get in the kit you are building.

Tony
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