One of the many hardware chains in the USA is ACE Hardware!
This is built on two 16×16 light bluey grey plates, a large sticker is being used for the front sign and a special sticker showing the opening hours. There are two minifigs including an ACE stickered torso sales person. High resolution stickers are used as merchandise on the displays, with mainly builders’ hardware (hinges/security) and plumbing (faucet/toilet repair). Behind the counter is the paint tinting and key cutting offered by most if not all hardware stores. No roof is being used, though could be added it required as also to make twice or three times as large in a modular form.
“Normally I design Australian stores, etc., this time the USA gets the Lightningtiger treatment.” – Lightningtiger
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MOC by Lightningtiger
“Built on two 16×16 plates this hardware store carries tools, irrigation and fencing materials that every farmer needs to run their farm with…not to mention sprayer backpacks and chain saws! This building uses SNOT (stud not on top) and hinges for the window mountings. The inspiration for this build comes from a similar kind of but now disused store in a town in South Australia’s South East, Lucindale. Continue reading
“This is my version of a Kroger gas station, a simple dual bowser set up with a pay point. No vehicles or minifigs have been included, though can be added later. I had to custom make a window cleaning tool and an original bowser design – a bowser also means fuel pump/dispenser.” – Lightningtiger