|First new wall glued in. You can see the horizontal braces which place the wall in the same plane as the original kit wall, and the vertical braces/splices which glue to them and hold everything together.|
|Another view. The width of the front wall goes from one corner of the original wall to the other. The side walls will fit inboard of the front wall.|
|Installed corner brace. I've become fan of the Model Masters cement - it's thicker than the Tenax and includes a needlepoint applicator. So it's easy to just put a fine bead on on a part and add it to the model. It sets up fairly quickly too - though not as quickly as Tenax. I use Tenax when I can clamp the part in place first and then flow it into the joint. I couldn't clamp these corner braces though.|
|All three new walls glued up and done.|
|And here's how it looks as of tonight. Almost there!|
I hope you're enjoying this (re)build - it's really putting me in the mood to do some more structures. Which is good, since I need a lot of structures on the layout - or at least mockups - to determine the final placement of my sidings & such, and to make sure my crews will still be able to operate effectively with the new "obstructions."
But one thing's for sure - this little cut-down tower isn't going to obstruct much of anything!