Kitbash A Building Flat

In this series I will be kitbashing my rendition of Higbee’s department store from Christmas story as a wall flat for my layout and will also include led lighting.

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 1

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 2

This video will modify some of the windows and add side walls.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 3

Let’s give this building a new look by adding an awning to the entryway.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 4

This video will get the building painted and begin the detailing process.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 5

All the detail painting is done. Now it’s time to add some weathering.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 6

Let’s get the roof installed and begin adding the windows.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 7

Here is a quick look at how I do a gravel roof.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 8

Finally! It’s time to build the window displays. This will complete the main construction of this building.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 9

This time I will begin the first phase of lighting in the building.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 10

Let’s build the lighted marquee for the front of the building using EL lighting.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 11

The sign is made let’s get it wired and mounted.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 12

FINALLY! It’s time to start the work of lighting the apartments using Arduino to randomly switch lights on and off.

 

 

Kitbash A wall flat: Part 13

Last video I showed how the leds get installed and how the arduino will control it, here is a video on how to setup the arduino itself.