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Lil’ Locals – “Everyone Knows A Little Local”

Lil’ Locals are caricatures/miniatures of people you know, or have met sometime in your life. They live locally, down the street, next-door, the neighborhoods you drive through or maybe in your own home, a relative or family member, or they may be you or your best friend. Each one has his/her own distinct personality, and collectors know each one by name.

 

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Lil’ Locals in the pictures are shown with 1:24th scale vehicles to give you an idea of size. The tallest is approximately 2¼” they are made of PVC and painted with a powder paint to avoid that shiny look.

 

Diorama - Lil' Locals Packaging

All 6 characters come in a Blister pack as shown. Vehicles, Diorama, Scenery, etc. not included.

They are available in a very limited supply so order now.

 
 

 

Diorama - Lil' Locals Collage

 

Now we are going to cut the opening for the side door. Using your pattern tape it to the material you just cut out for the side wall, make sure the edges all line up properly. This pattern will be your guide to make the proper cut for your door opening. Use a piece of [...]

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Now that you have the correct scale size and pattern of what you want to build make yourself a cutout pattern that you can use in cutting your materials. Cut the actual doors & windows out of the pattern in a piece of card stock. Cut these pieces to the exact sizes & shapes that [...]

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