Spent the morning constructing two bridge piers for the highway over the Rock River. I took a couple of pictures before painting them so that you can more easily see how the pier are put together. I used 3/8" half round styrene from Plastruct for the rounded ends and Evergreen .30 styrene sheets for the sides. Really needed .60 sheets, but since I did not have any on hand, I doubled up the .30 sheets. Also used is Evergreen .125 X .250 styrene strips which go inside the half rounds so that the sheets glue easily to the half rounds. The piers are capped off with .40 styrene sheet. I glued a square piece on top, cut it close with an xacto knife and sanded it smooth.
The Gravel Pit
2 years ago