Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Conestoga wagon Mk2 (Imex)

You get two in the set but I didn´t want to just paint them both up the same...or even look the same so the cover was discarded, hoops for the canvas, brake, Jockeybox (Toolbox) and necksling added.
Here´s the wagon with the Johanssens as they take a dinner break on thier Long journey from Bodstown to the Great lake.
A bit of a Story and a "who´s who" HERE
Removing the Posts from the inside of the wagon was difficult and I broke two stanley knife blades before I came up with the idea of heating the blade over a candle. The Jockeybox is made from a lump of balsawood, the hoops from plastic Card as is the brake handle.  
The female Johanssens
The male Johanssens. The bods are from the Imex American Pioneers set.
 

15 comments:

  1. That is amazing work - the hoops look fantastic!

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  2. Excellent work Paul on the wagon and family!

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  3. Hola
    Madre mía alucinante,gran trabajo
    un saludo

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  4. Another great subject, I reall enjoy your work Paul!

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  5. You always go that extra mile. Very nice work

    Ian

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  6. Mr. Bods, excellent modeling work. I thought I saw an Indian moving in the background trees, but it appears to have only been a floater in my right eye.

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  7. Fantastic conversion work again Paul! Also the bods are fantastic painted!

    Greetings
    Peter

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  8. Wow! I can only echo what everyone else is saying: This is an amazing conversion! Great work as always Paul!

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  9. Nice figures of my country's history.

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