Saturday, July 9, 2011

A Case Of Shingles

The blueprints call for asbestos shingles, but since I'm all out of asbestos, I opted for paper instead.  Nothing fancy, just a piece of printer paper taken out of my laser printer, then cut into strips with a pair of pinking shears.

A little gray & brown paint, followed by some white chalk, and we have ourselves a finished roof.  The entire building was dusted with white chalk, with some brown around the bottom of the walls:

Doesn't look half bad sitting in its new home: