How to Model Washing or Laundry Lines
I love adding layers of detailing to my structures and washing or laundry lines are a simple detail that can be added very easily to your layout or diorama. I show 3 different methods which you can use.
Check out Shorpy.com for photos of washing lines in New York in the 1900s.
The Final Result
Tools and Materials
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- Bar Mills Laundry Lines – #0049
- X-acto knife
- Needle Files
- Strong foil
- Magnet Wire – this is 0.2mm but you can get 0.1mm which may be better for washing lines.
- Archimedes Drill
- Drill bits – I used 0.7mm
- Isopropyl Alcohol
- White Glue Mix – 1/3 white PVA glue 2/3 Water
- Super Glue
- Super Glue kicker or zapper
- Halfords Grey Primer. You can use Tamiya fine grey surface primer instead.
- Acrylic paints – I used:
- Vallejo white 70.951
- Vallejo Black Grey 70.862
- Vallejo Old Rose (70.944)
- Tamiya Wooden Deck Tan (XF-78)
- Medium India Ink) in Isopropyl Alcohol wash – 2 teaspoons of ink to 1 pint of alcohol
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- Scale ruler or person
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