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Tip shows how to make realistic gutters and drainspouts for a doll house.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Sep 1997 (v.27#9) pg. 70

How to simulate winter icicles on a model house.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Oct 1997 (v.27#10) pg. 28

How to avoid splits when cutting miniature wooden shingles.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Mar 1998 (v.28#3) pg. 73

Tiling the roof of a dolls' house. Tips on applying miniature roofing tiles called "Cairn Tiles".
DOLLS & DOLLS' HOUSES #4 May 1990 pg. 58

BASIC computer program to calculate the various lengths and angles for modeling hip roofs.
MODEL RAILROADER Dec 1993 (v.60#12) pg. 134

Tip on first applying a "half row" of shingles when roofing a miniature house.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1990 (v.20#2) pg. 103

Tip on simulating gravel on flat roofs.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1990 (v.20#3) pg. 104

Tip on thatching a roof using broom straw.
NUTSHELL NEWS May 1990 (v.20#5) pg. 104

Tip on adding snow and icicles to the roof of a miniature house.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1990 (v.20#12) pg. 116

The architect's angle. Roofs and roofing materials for miniature buildings.
NUTSHELL NEWS Apr 1992 (v.22#4) pg. 28

The architect's angle. Laying miniature wood shingled roofs.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jun 1992 (v.22#6) pg. 30

Tip on making miniature roof shingles from paper and spray paint.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jan 1993 (v.23#1) pg. 109

Tip on making miniature roof shingles from bamboo slats.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1993 (v.23#7) pg. 105

Thatching a roof on a miniature cottage using loofah sponge.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1993 (v.23#8) pg. 86

Build your dollhouse. Part 3. Applying siding and finishing the roof. [NOTE: Parts 1 and 2 appeared in MINIATURE SHOWCASE magazine, which has ceased publication].
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1993 (v.23#12) pg. 70

Tip on creating realistic metal flashing.
NUTSHELL NEWS Apr 1994 (v.24#4) pg. 111

Tip on making Key West metal roofing from cardboard and aluminum foil.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1994 (v.24#8) pg. 113

Wave coursing adds new dimensions to roof shingling. Some tips on the process.
NUTSHELL NEWS Mar 1995 (v.25#3) pg. 42

Tip on using pinecone scales as miniature roofing material.
NUTSHELL NEWS May 1995 (v.25#5) pg. 105

Constructing realistic gutters on model houses.
NUTSHELL NEWS Dec 1995 (v.25#12) pg. 30

Tip on bending ridge shingles on a miniature or doll house.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1996 (v.26#7) pg. 67

How to create a tin roof appropriate to a miniature Maine clam stand.
NUTSHELL NEWS Jan 1997 (v.27#1) pg. 46

Tip shows how to simulate miniature cedar shakes using twisted paper cord.
NUTSHELL NEWS Feb 1997 (v.27#2) pg. 71

Shingling the roof of a dollhouse.
NUTSHELL NEWS Aug 1997 (v.27#8) pg. 56

Tip on simulating miniature roofing shingles.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1990 (v.46#4) pg. 6