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November 1941 - Page 41

November 1941 - Page 41

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F or m aking t his m odel, t he b uilder m ust p ossess a c oping saW; -, - Large- culverts l ike ' t his " o ne a re u sed t o ' p ermit p assage o f p referably a p ower s aw. O therwise, i t w ill b e v ery d ifficult t o c reeks a nd b rooks a nd, w hile t hey a re m uch m ore d ifficult ,t o c ut o r s aw t he o verlapping t op e dges o f t he t wo w ings o r s ides. b uild t han t hose i n o ther p ictures, t hey a re m ore i mpressive.

C omponents o f t he c ulvert, f resh f rom t he j ig s aw. S oft p ine i s u sed a nd t he j ob i s c emented, a s n ail h eads i nvariably s how t hrough p aint. M odel s hown i s o ne o f t he m ost p opular t ypes, b ut c ulverts d o n ot f ollow a ny s et p attern a nd o ne i n y our o wn l ocality m ay b e m ore a ttractive f or y our m odel s ystem. T ake a l like s ome d ay a nd e xamine t ypes o f c ulverts i n y our n eighborhood.

T his c ulvert i s a nchored i n p lace b y b ringing t he w ire s creen d own ao t he e dges o f t he c opings a nd t hen t acking i t i n p lace. T his i s n ecessary t oo, i f p laster i s t o a dhere a t t his p oint.

F inished a rch c ulvert w ith p laster a pplied t o s urrounding w ire m esh. W ood i s c overed w ith a c oating o f p atching p laster t o m ake i t l ook l ike c oncrete. D itch c an b e s imulated u nder a rch.

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