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Exhibition Layout

Building an exhibition layout from start to finishj.

Layout wiring

Model railway layout wiring
For a change I decided not to break anything on my exhibition layout. [...]

I didn’t mean to do that

spilt fluid
How working on the model river lead to flooding one of my points with masking fluid! [...]

A moving waterwheel

MILL HOUSE
My exhibition layout will feature a mill with turning waterwheel. This article explains the simple electrics behind this. [...]

How to create convincing corners with Plasticard

how to make plasticard corners
Plasticard, aka Styrene sheet, is a great material for making buildings but just gluing sheets together can leave you with ugly corners. This article looks at [...]

Building an OO scale mill house

wills kits ct22 kit
Building a mill house. [...]

Revision, exhibition layout update

With the baseboard construction and track laid down, I've had a chance to plan some of the detail of the layout and typically this highlighted a problem. [...]

Track planning on modular base boards

Track plan
My exhibition layout has been designed with a track plan finalised but track plans for modular baseboards are slightly different to normal layouts. [...]

Making my first exhibition layout, part 1

modular baseboard
It was just another email. [...]
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