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Crane House of Rake's Corner Paper Model

Crane House of Rake's Corner Paper Model

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Crane House of Rake's Corner

A crane house like this is useful in any harbor, and might be the property of a merchant at their private pier or warehouse. It might be owned by a town or individual offering its services to the public, charging a small fee for every hoist. Such a structure would also be vital in an exchange market where bulk goods are being traded, where large freight needs to be moved from one wagon to another all the time. In Rake's Corner, the old crane house has played a part of many shady deals and the trafficking of contraband.

The operation is simple: Because the crane stays in one place, carts or boats are moved into place beneath it. Heavy cargo in a net or harness is lifted off the back of carts or boats, and workers on the ground use hooks and poles to maneuver the cargo onto the dock. There, it can be broken down into smaller units and distributed, lifted onto the next boat or cart in line or stacked for later.

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. Optionally, you can use a piece of foamcore for the base.

15mm-30mm Scale

This model comes prepared in two scales: 15mm and 28mm/30mm. It can also be printed at other gaming scales by adjusting the print size percentage on your printer. Tips and advice for altering the scale are included with this kit.

Single Layered PDFs

This specially-priced model features single-layered PDFs that are ready to print right way.

Software Requirements

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

Dimensions

The Crane House's footprint is 2.7" x 2.2" and it stands 8.6" high at the chimney. An optional ground piece is provided for extra stability, and it measures 3" x 6".


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August 2nd, 2014
First model I've built since the early 00's. Looks and details are gorgeous! One of the less difficult models to assemble. [...]
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December 2nd, 2013
Really pleased with this model. Found it very easy to build but as with all the kits with supports for overhanging parts I am making the supports out of wood. The range of buildings are gradually being collected to build a town for my narrow gauge [...]
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April 20th, 2012
This is an awesome model. Place this and a couple of warehouses together and you have a good commercial/warhouse district. When building, remember to cut the hole for the crane and to glue the crane dormer to the wall before completing the main building.. [...]
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February 10th, 2012
Another lovely model from Dave. The perfect addition to any harbour setting, It would nicely as part of a warehouse district too. Initially I found it a little daunting as it incorporates features I hadn't previously attempted, like the support beams [...]
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January 29th, 2012
I really likes this building. The protruding crane really adds a nice 3-D detail to an already simple but functionally designed piece of scenery. I would love to see this same idea used as a possible add-on to some of the multiple-story pieces already [...]
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Copper seller
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4
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DGMCHRC001
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File Last Updated:
February 02, 2012
This title was added to our catalog on January 17, 2012.
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Dave Graffam Models
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