Building

Preparing to install the doors I like to have the door set back just a little I think it gives it a better look. Put the door into the opening where you want it without the trim piece that we left loose on the hinge side of the door. Take a small pin & poke [...]

Diorama Old Storage Building Diorama Old Storage Building This video shows what is included in the pdf of the Old Style Storage Building. The pdf is 41 pages with over 200 pictures and gives you the step by step instructions that were used to make this diorama building. This is the same building that was [...]

If you are going to install a center board in your doors like I did with the 2” x 4”s this is an easy way to get it in the middle. I like to use a compass with the roller wheel in the middle this way I can set the distance & the compass will [...]

Starting to make the door panels for the doors we will start with the walk door. I used a piece of 1/16” x 3” x 24” basswood & cut it out to fit the walk door opening. Next I want to make the door panels for the big/garage door I cut two pieces that fit [...]

We are going to frame out the walk door starting with a piece across the top of the doorway & then a piece down each side using the material we used for the 2” x 6”s . In the future we are actually going to install a door in the opening that will open & [...]

Attaching the outside corners, leave them taped together for now. Place some glue on the inside of your corner & place in on the outside corner of your diorama building use some clear tape to hold it in place until the glue dries. Make sure that the tops of your corners are in the correct [...]

Now that the siding is finished it is time to work on the corners to give it that finished look. We will use two different size pieces for this one will be 1/16” x 1/8” & the other will be 1/16” x 1/4” when these two pieces come together they will be the same size [...]

Finish attaching the rest of the siding & remember to have that little lip placed over the lower piece so you will not have any seams showing when finished. You can see by the pictures that the corners don’t totally line up I did this on purpose so you could see where the two pieces [...]

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