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Keeping your shed, cabin, garage warm in Winter

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Model railway or workshop in a garage or shed? Live in the Northern Hemisphere? Here's what you need to do to protect your layout and trains in the cold winter [...]

Solar Shed Power – how to harness the power of mother nature for convenient and efficient power

Need power for your shed or garage layout, workshop and workbench? Here's how to harness mother nature. [...]

Building a shed fit for your model railway – 5 things you can do

Shed’s are the third most popular location for model railways yet they’re fraught with peril for layouts. Here’s how I’m equipping mine to make it the [...]

How To Turn A Garden Shed Into A Model Railway Eden

model railway in a shed
Thinking of putting your model railway in the garden shed. Read this before going any further. [...]