You will need the following tools and materials to create great looking and durable modular buildings.
1. Photo glossy ink jet paper (8.5" x 11").
2. Ink jet printer.
3. Magazine Boards (8.5" x 11").
4. Spray adhesive.
5. Hobby Knife.
7. Metal straight edge (or ruler).
8. Hobby glue.
Step 1: Print out the building that you want to assemble. The first page is the ground level, and the second page are extension levels. You can stack the building extensions as high as you want.
Step 2: Use spray adhesive to glue the print outs onto the magazine board. Be careful to not get this tacky spray on the floor. It is best to use fresh newspaper for each spray event, and perform this step outdoors. Spray both the back of the print-out and the front of the magazine board. Apply the page at one corner of the magazine board and work your way up the sheet to prevent wrinkles. Press the board between flat objects to assure a strong bond.
Step 3: Use scissors to cut the building pieces out.
Step 4: Use a hobby knife and straight edge to cut out the detailed areas around the buildings. For the dashed lines on the buildings where the model is bent, score (meaning cutting halfway through) the dashed lines for a smooth, straight bend.
Step 5: Use hobby glue to attach the tabs of the buildings. The roof sections are recessed about .25" below the roof-line. The last piece to glue is the insert strip, which is on the bottom of the extension sections to provide a secure assembly to the piece below it. DO NOT GLUE THE BUILDING LEVELS TOGETHER. These are designed for a snug fit and can be manually assembled to the desired height prior to play.
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