Introduction: Domusolim

Model of a European house of 18-19 centuries.

Step 1: Measure and Cut Blocks of Window Frame and Frame Door

Silhouettes of window frames are made all at once from one sheet of cardboard. Door silhouettes are imitated in cardboard of another color. In total we cut out 4 blocks of window frame silhouettes.

Step 2: Cut the Walls of the House

From the sheet of cardboard we cut and bend 4 walls of the house.

Step 3: Insert Windows Into the Wall

By attaching a block of window frames to the wall, we notice the position of the windows on it. Then add the correction to the width of the frame and mark our own window proies. Then cut window proiments and from the middle of the room stick a block of window frames. Similarly, we come from the door.

Step 4: Simulate Window on All Four Walls

The same as in the previous step.

Step 5: Make the Windows

From a sheet of transparent plastic we cut 4 strips in the form of walls and paste them on the block of window frames, thus simulating the glass.

Step 6: Gluing the House Opening Into the Parallelepiped

Step 7: Cut and Paste the Bottom of the Mock

The perimeter of the bottom of the model should be less than the perimeter of the walls literally 0.5 mm, to keep the shape accurate and at the same time not to spread the walls.

Step 8: Simulate the House Foundation

On the perimeter, at the very soil, we stick a strip of thick dark cardboard.

Step 9: Cut, Glue, and Insert the Imation of the Internal Volume

From the strips of gray cardboard we cut arched inserts that will strengthen the house and at the same time create an optical illusion of the "living" house.

Step 10: Check for the Presence of Optical Illusions

The light that gets through one window creates light reflections in other windows.

Step 11: Paste the Support Beam on the Roof of the House

This beam will protect us from the irregular internal deflection of the wall of the house when pasting the roof.

Step 12: Place the Roof

Any defects of straightness of the roof will strongly spoil the impression of the layout. Therefore, under the roof, a structurally strong false roof is glued to the roof, and then the decorative roof is glued to it.

Step 13: Mount the House Roof

The roof of the house is fastened to the false roof with several drops of glue with minimal effort of pressing. This provides an ideal optical perception of the house, even if the roof is mounted with slight inclination.

Step 14: Chimney

For more certainty you can make a corresponding slit in the roof. But then there is a risk of damming the roof at all. Better to just glue on top with a slight press.

Step 15: Install the Small Roofs Over the Entrance Doors

In fact, it is not an nessesary design element.

Step 16: See How the Layout Looks at the Christmas Tree

With sufficient sizes of a Christmas tree, the layout may well decorate it.

Step 17: Again Watching the Light Reflexes Inside the House

Step 18: Let's See How the House Layout Looks in the Home Interior

Step 19: Yes, the Layout Looks on the Background of the Night City

Night Lviv In the background, houses are about the same historical period as the layout.

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