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Inventor's House Paper Model

Inventor's House Paper Model

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Inventor's House

Easy to Build

This paper model kit is easy to assemble, requiring just cardstock paper sheets to print on (110 lb. or 199gsm recommended), scissors, hobby knife, paper glue, aluminum ruler and cutting mat. It may look complicated, but every part of the Inventor's House is simple to assemble on its own, and putting it together is just a matter of building up the simple shapes into the complete structure you see here. Because this is such a large model, assembly time is about eight to ten hours.

15mm-30mm Scale

This model is designed at the popular 28mm-30mm gaming scale, and can be shrunk down to 15mm, 20mm or 25mm scales by simply adjusting the print size percentage on your printer. Tips and advice for altering the scale are included with this kit.

Multi Layered PDFs

The Inventor's House features multiple texture layers, putting you in control over the final look of your model before you print. If you like, you can print several versions of this model and scatter them around your gaming table. If you don't like the rooftop platform, that's okay -- it's just an option. You can leave it off entirely and create a much more normal looking building. Many looks are possible with this one kit.

You get all of these texture options:

  • Stone walls (2 colors) and brick walls (2 colors) on the lower level
  • Wood walls (2 colors) or half-timbered walls on the upper levels
  • Several window and door positions
  • 3 roof styles (slate tiles, clay tiles or wooden shingles)
  • Several chimney and roof dormer positions
  • Optional annex
  • Optional rooftop platform for weather experiments
  • And more!

For your printing convenience, this model includes a prepared version that's easy to print right away.

GSD Cutter Files

This download includes GSD cutting files for automated cutting machines. Download the most recent versions here:
Inventors-House-GSD.zip

Click here to download the Detailed Assembly Instructions PDF.

Give the Inventor's House an upgrade with the free Observatory model. It's designed to fit perfectly on the rooftop platform and is a great finishing touch to this building. Click the image below to download the Observatory.

Software Requirements

You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or later in order to use these files. You'll need the free Silhouette Studio 1.5.0 to use the GSDs.

Dimensions

When all of the optional components are used (annex, rooftop experiments platform), this model's footprint is 4" x 9.25", and it stands 11.5" high.

 

Assembly and photos by Uwe Heruth:

 

Assembly and photos by Jerry Jensen:


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February 7th, 2014
an interesting, quirky model, befitting a tinkerer. [...]
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November 11th, 2013
This is a very beautiful model, but not easy. Although i would give it 5 stars because it is so nice, i gave just 4 because there is not much of instructions for certain parts of the model. Expecially the platform or the roof inforcements are not explaine [...]
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October 24th, 2013
This is probably the most complex of Dave's models that I have built and was great fun to build. I would not suggest this model for someone who has never built cardstock models, go download one of the freebies first, then you can try your hand at this [...]
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August 2nd, 2013
Excellent fun model with plenty of details. As usual David Graffam knocks it out of the park! [...]
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September 17th, 2011
Beautiful model! Love the artwork and the design, and it fits in nicely with the Fat Dragon models I already own. [...]
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15
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DGMIH001
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File Last Updated:
July 06, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on June 16, 2011.
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