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  • Fort St. Pedro Island.

    San Pedro Fort Valdivia.








    Marking out for the Island using a google image of the Isla Mancera.



    Rob.

    And here is the basic shape cut out and ready to add the beach.





    Rob.

    This morning a little marking out ready for the Router.



    Rob.

    Leaving the contouring for a while, today I am now starting to cut up and assemble the parts for the fortifications.





    Rob.

    Here is today's progress. Being snowed in is a wonderful thing to get some work done.


    Cutting filing joints to fit and assembly of the Fort.



    Marking out the base.



    Cut out base being checked for accuracy with the cliff top.


    Rob.

    Here is last nights work.




    The fort attached to the base.
    Rob.

    Overnight I poured PVA into the fort to raise the level of the inner courtyard to what it shows in the picture.
    Now just waiting for it to set in these cold temperatures so that I can get on with painting it.




    Placed it by the radiator along with the island as I have also glued the hill top on to it.
    May start on painting the houses in the meantime.




    Rob.

    Now finished shaping Island and shoreline.





    Now glued and cramped for setting.



    Late last night once the glue was set I coated the whole set up with PVA to harden the surface and then left overnight to harden.




    Rob.

    Today I have given the island an undercoat of brown paint ready for landscaping.



    Rob.

    Last night I added another coat of glue, added green scatter and gave the coastline and beach a base coat of yellow paint.



    Rob

    Beach forming.



    More PVA and sand plus a scattering of railway ballast.
    Rob.

    This morning I have had recourse to a different type of glue. Sticky glue used to add arboricultural effects to the landscape.( STICK SOME TREES IN)






    Rob.

    I have now managed to get the fortifications stuck down with Super glue.



    I am about to start a large house painting programme, or rather a large lot of small house painting.
    Rob.

    Today the houses got painted and glued on, and the guns went into the fort.
    Just waiting for a couple of coats of matte varnish overall to complete the job.



    Tomorrow I start on Fort Niebla.

    Rob.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Production of San Pedro Fort and Island. started by Bligh View original post
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