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Building an exhibition layout from start to finishj.
March 1, 2021
For a change I decided not to break anything on my exhibition layout.
I didn’t mean to do that
January 19, 2021
How working on the model river lead to flooding one of my points with masking fluid!
A moving waterwheel
November 13, 2020
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
November 9, 2020
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
November 5, 2020
Building a mill house.
Revision, exhibition layout update
November 3, 2020
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
October 26, 2020
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
September 7, 2020
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