Re: Wood sheathing differential weathering reasons


Douglas Harding
 

Looking very realistic. Nice job.

 

Doug Harding

www.iowacentralrr.org

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Charlie Duckworth
Sent: Sunday, December 6, 2020 7:06 AM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Wood sheathing differential weathering reasons

 

Andy
Thanks for the image and overview.  I went to the work bench and did a ‘beta’ test on a Proto 2000 hopper.  Using a needle in a pin vice I added some grain in a couple places and the used Vallejo black gray and black to replicate the weathered wood as in your photo of the WP car.   After the paint was dry I used the pin vice again to replicate more grain.

This is only a test to see how the weathering of wood can be pulled off - am looking for other thoughts and I’ll try more on this car and post the results. 
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Charlie Duckworth 
Omaha, Ne.

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