Amazing Dioramas of old machine shops 1/4 scale

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Amazing Dioramas of old machine shops 1/4 scale

Post by Jose Rivera » Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:53 pm

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Post by warmstrong1955 » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:01 pm

I could only view a few, but those are great Jose. The detail is amazing!
I'll have to look more later. Our net service is at a crawl again. Must not like snow.

My Mom would have loved that. She got on a kick making dioramas, mostly of mining sites, and for hanging on the wall. She was quite the artist.
I'll post a couple of pictures when my internet surpasses the speed of smell.

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Post by Harold_V » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:13 am

Incredible talent and creativity. Things look so life-like!
Thanks for the link, Jose.

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Post by wlw-19958 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:51 pm

Hi There,

Incredible!

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Post by Mr Ron » Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:09 pm

Jose; Did you happen to work at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard? I worked there in the area that was building communication systems for the Marine Corps; specifically An/UYQ-3 and AN/TPA-9. I also did design work on some of the ships docked there.
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Re: Amazing Dioramas of old machine shops 1/4 scale

Post by Jose Rivera » Sun Mar 04, 2018 4:06 pm

warmstrong1955 wrote:
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:01 pm
I could only view a few, but those are great Jose. The detail is amazing!
I'll have to look more later. Our net service is at a crawl again. Must not like snow.

My Mom would have loved that. She got on a kick making dioramas, mostly of mining sites, and for hanging on the wall. She was quite the artist.
I'll post a couple of pictures when my internet surpasses the speed of smell.

Thanks!
Bill

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Re: Amazing Dioramas of old machine shops 1/4 scale

Post by leakycanoe » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:06 pm

Agreed - these are indeed incredible examples.

Thanks for posting them up Jose.

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Post by SteveHGraham » Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:57 pm

Old machines are more beautiful than new ones. I would like to have a K&T horizontal mill just to make the shop look cool.
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Post by spro » Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:43 pm

These look like photos to the last detail. Astounding.

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Post by warmstrong1955 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:23 pm

Great stuff! The detail is something!
I wish I had some pics of the table top dioramas my Mom made. They are more similar to all the ones above. All are hiding up in Michigan at my sisters place. Pretty scary to move them around....quite fragile.

This is a wall hanging one of a assayers office, that I did move, and had to do a little repair work on after the trip home. That's why I'm fearful of moving any of the big ones.
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Re: Amazing Dioramas of old machine shops 1/4 scale

Post by spro » Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:30 pm

Awesome!

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