Point Cabrillo Diorama for the G Scale Mendocino Model Railroad & Navigation Co.

Clubmember Mike Aplet has been building a diorama showing the wreck of the Frolic on the rocks below the Point Cabillo lighthouse. Over the past couple of weeks he has begun texturing the “rocks” which are made completely of scrap redwood.

Rocks carved from scrap redwood

Rocks carved from scrap redwood

Mike took these three photos recently to show the progress he has made:

Here you can see the washes that have been applied so far

Here you can see the washes that have been applied so far

You can see the unfinished waves crashing up the cliff.

Here’s the deatail adjacent to the lighthouse:

Afternoon teas is being served

Afternoon teas is being served

Club member Lynda Davis is a surfer and has a red jeep. So, husband Frank decided she should “star” on the layout:

Lynda with surf board ready for action

Lynda with surf board ready for action