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 Posted: Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 09:03 pm
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Your can find photos on my blog

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As mention in my other layout thread. I have started a new layout it occupies a area 11' x 18' roughly.

Here the basic plan





The layout is support off the wall by double slot bracket from Lowe's, but I am sure these are available at other home improvement stores




I created some short L-Girders to support the benchwork.










Fast forward here is the basic benchwork finished





Backdrop painted





There more progress. I will post more soon.


Last edited on Sat Jul 15th, 2017 10:30 pm by dwyaneward



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You have been a busy lad. very nice benchwork

In "N" scale you are going to have some nice long runs

Is it going to be Steam or Diesel.

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Dwyane-now youre cookin'...great progress. When you hold the golden spike ceremony, let me know. I may not have any N scale, but I love the old T & P.

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Nice workmanship on the benchwork.

With N you can create mainline railroading in a more reasonable space.

Problem with me is that I can't see the cars and locos.

Do they have wheels?


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Dwyane,

The benchwork looks great! I like the way you used the shelf brackets for support and create storage under the layout.

I'd use that for the Chiso if the apartment management wouldn't be so against it.

Once you get further along it may be road-trip time.



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Looks good. How exactly are the L-girders attached to the bracket arms? I see a couple of nails in place along the bottoms but I'm assuming that the 1x4 framework holds it all together once in place?



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Paladin wrote: You have been a busy lad. very nice benchwork

In "N" scale you are going to have some nice long runs

Is it going to be Steam or Diesel.

Don

Both....

A local hobby shop did a special run on T&P F7 A/B Units

I have 4 sets of the following








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Dwayne wrote: Looks good. How exactly are the L-girders attached to the bracket arms? I see a couple of nails in place along the bottoms but I'm assuming that the 1x4 framework holds it all together once in place?
Two dry wall screws up thru the bracket into the L-girders. Yes the frame work holds every thing together. I could have use less brackets but I want to add wire shelf's later under the benchwork for magazine storage and other stuff.



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more progress...

I like using ceiling tiles for subsurface over the plywood base.




















This is one of my favorite glues for the ceiling tile






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Looking good
Are the ceiling tiles for sound insulation.
Have you a plan for lighting.

I am pleased to see you are using some pre-loved timber

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