Painting the Triang Ultra Modern

PAINTING This little house has taken a long time to complete, I have got carried away with other projects, and done bits and pieces to this house as and when.   I really must try to concentrate on one thing at a time and not get sidetracked [Don’t think this will ever happen.] The base…

Karen’s No.77 Restoration

This Triang No.77 belongs to Karen Lyons, a lot of hard work has gone into the restoration of this house.  She kindly sent me pictures of her progress. This picture shows the house with the back removed, your can see how bad the roof is. Many of the Triang house’s have roofs that are made…

Triang Shop No.1

This lovely Triang No.1 shop has just been sold on Ebay [2 October 2017]. I did bid, but unfortunately I was very unlucky and did not win. This Shop was produced during the years 1932 and 1935, it measures 19.5″ x 18″ x 11″. I like the blind effect above the shop, and the shutters…

SEMI FINISHED [SEMI HALF] STOCKBROKER

SEMI FINISHED [SEMI HALF] STOCKBROKER Well the house is comming together, the roof only needed a little repair, and painting. The one job I hate doing is painting the base, I don’t no why, but alway find it difficult to get a good finish. I used gloss paint, and then finished with a matt varnish,…

Stockbroker Front Panel

Front Opening Panel   The original small front panel has been over painted in white, with black [hard to remove] paint on the beams. The panel did not have hinges on it you can see the holes in the side of the side wall. The more I look at this house the worse it gets….

Stripping Stockbroker Beams

STRIPPING BEAMS All the beams on the house have been painted with black matt paint, I am going to remove this, as I want to take it back to wood.  I plan to stain and wax them, rather than paint.   The main front panel has one large beam section across the top windows, and…