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Sss 126 Willshire
« on: February 28, 2017, 12:37:37 PM »

Named after our 2nd son-in-law, this is the first 2 story I've done in a
while.  With a footprint of  3 9/16 x 3 9/16  it is a moderate difficulty
build.  It can be done in wood but sketches are based on styrene
thicknesses. If you use another material adjust dimensions
accordingly. Paint parts before assembly, except where the edges glue
to other parts.  Always check ahead in assembly sketches to see
which surfaces may need to have paint removed before assembly. 

See special note below for brick wall facades.

The building directions and materials are in the sketches, and to make
your build easier you can enlarge them to full size and print them out.
Read directions in assembly sketches before cutting out parts as you
may want to change some sizes or cut fewer, or additional, openings. 

Included sketches are: Overview sketches, Parts templates,  Assembly
sketches,  and PDF's.

To print the part templates actual size, use the PDF's. Select best
printer quality, set PDF zoom to 100%, and page scaling to "none" or
actual size. Check your printed page to see that 3" lines are exactly 3"
long. Once you have template printed, you can cut with scissors (leave
a 1/8" border) and arrange on your material for maximum sheet usage.
Part templates for siding are a mirror image, when needed, so that you
can cut walls with siding side down (easier to cut). Be sure siding
grooves are oriented correctly. Use rubber cement or Krylon Easy Tack
Repositionable Adhesive to glue paper templates to your material and
then just cut on lines. No measuring ! Paper comes off easily.

Cut out parts carefully using a SERB and straight edge. The best way
to cut out window openings is with a corner punch. It is important to
follow assembly sketches IN SEQUENCE or some parts may not fit.  If
you do printable shingles, print them on full sheet label paper.

Brick wall facades are printed on label paper from included template.
Corners are tricky to hide joints but is done by making some facades
wider than the walls.  Cut walls out first from wall PDF's, then cut
facades out from brick wall PDF's.  Carefully follow assembly sketch
directions to apply facades to walls.

With no interior walls, you may want to put curtains inside windows.