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How To Save Your Railway From Being A Track Only Tragedy

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track tragedy-model railwayIt’s all too easy to start building a model railway with great intentions but then get stuck, never to get beyond the track stage. The trains are left to trundle around a circuit devoid of scenery, buildings and landscape. Here’s what I do to save my railways from this fate.

It’s all too easy to start building a model railway with great intentions but then get stuck, never to get beyond the track stage. The trains are left to trundle around a circuit devoid of scenery, buildings and landscape. Here’s what I do to save my railways from this fate. Updated:7/02/16

Tools You’ll Need To Successfully Build A Model Railway Baseboard

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Mitutoyo Digimatic CaliperMaking baseboards and tables for your model railway seems straight forward but the construction can often go wrong. Very wrong. The good news is that it’s usually down having the right tools and the right measuring tools in particular.

Making baseboards and tables for your model railway seems straight forward but the construction can often go wrong. Very wrong. The good news is that it’s usually down having the right tools and the right measuring tools in particular. Updated:5/04/16

Model Railway Baseboards – A Low Cost Alternative

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Pallets and steam trainLooking for an easy, quick, alternative to setting up your model railway on the dinner table or floor? Here’s a low cost alternative that won’t break the bank.

Looking for an easy, quick, alternative to setting up your model railway on the dinner table or floor? Here’s a low cost alternative that won’t break the bank. Updated:20/03/16

Three And A Half Minutes To Build A Model Railway Baseboard

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If you’re thinking of building a baseboard for your model railway but think it’s too complicated or difficult watch this.

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If you’re thinking of building a baseboard for your model railway but think it’s too complicated or difficult watch this. Updated:13/03/16

How To Get A Baseboard For Under £30 | Model Railway Baseboards

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When first starting out building a model railway, it usually comes as a shock to find building a baseboard isn’t quick or cheap. Here’s a tip that’ll get you a baseboard for under £30.

When first starting out building a model railway, it usually comes as a shock to find building a baseboard isn’t quick or cheap. Here’s a tip that’ll get you a baseboard for under £30. Updated:20/03/16

A Space Saving Idea For Compact Model Railway Layouts

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If you’re tight on space for your model railway layout or want a efficient way of moving trains over a large vertical distance you’ll love this idea.

If you’re tight on space for your model railway layout or want a efficient way of moving trains over a large vertical distance you’ll love this idea. Updated:10/10/16

Model Railway Baseboard Construction | Avoid These 3 Painful Mistakes

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There’s nothing worse than building a model railway layout only to realise you’ve made a basic error. Avoid these 3 painful but easy mistakes when designing and constructing your baseboard for trouble-free enjoyment.

There’s nothing worse than building a model railway layout only to realise you’ve made a basic error. Avoid these 3 painful but easy mistakes when designing and constructing your baseboard for trouble-free enjoyment. Updated:13/03/16

What’s The Best Wood To Use For Model Railway Baseboard?

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Thinking of building your first real model railway? Arguably one of the biggest jobs you’ll face will be building the baseboard for your layout. Once you’ve decided on size and shape, the next question on most hobbyists to-do lists is what’s the best wood to use for a model railway baseboard? Check out these answers from gurus at the top railway forums.

Thinking of building your first real model railway? Arguably one of the biggest jobs you’ll face will be building the baseboard for your layout. Once you’ve decided on size and shape, the next question on most hobbyists to-do lists is what’s the best wood to use for a model railway baseboard? Check out these answers […]