Daves Model Railway Progress (Update 10)

This is the final part of Daves update series. It really has been a treat to follow him from beginning to end of his railway layout renewal. Dave still has a little bit left to do, but it is mainly some cosmetic tinkering. So for now Dave’s layout is finished, but as he reminds us,…

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Daves Model Railway Progress (Update 9)

In Daves latest update he shows how he easily adds white lines to his roads using paint markers and how he fits the Peco side mounted point motors to his layout. It won’t be long until the layout is complete…. For the previous part in the series click here. To start from the beginning click…

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Readers Photos: More From Builder Kim

Here are some more photos from Builder Kim of his incredible scratch builds. “Hi Dan, Hers is a power station made from junk. Since the picture was taken it has been upgraded. I also have info on making those fences you see with barbwire. On part of my layout I do tests. Make a suggestion…

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Daves Model Railway Progress (Update 8)

Another week on and it’s time to catch up with Dave and his layout updates. To quote Dave, “It’s coming on swimmingly.” While he still claims to have a lot to do, he has added a good amount of details to his scenery and most of his track is down, so at least he can…

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Daves Model Railway Progress (Update 7)

Dave is well on his way to completing his new layout. In this video of the series Dave is planning his building and street positioning before he starts on the more technical aspects, such as fitting lights and point motors, as well as sorting out some problems with his tunnels. For the previous part in…

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Homemade Layout Scenery – More from Builder Kim

Last month I received some excellent photos from Builder Kim, which you can look at herehere. This month I was pleased to see some more photos come through from Kim, along with this email: “Hi Dan. Hope you are your family had a great Christmas. Thanks for posting my builds. Hope your readers like them.…

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Daves Model Railway Progress (Update 6)

Well, Dave has had his Christmas break and is back to work on completing his new layout. In this video you can start to see how all of Daves work is beginning to come together. Dave has an enviable talent for creating layouts that look fantastic even when they are not finished. I can’t wait…

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Readers Photos: Builder Kim’s Scratch Builds

I had some photos e-mailed in this week from Kim, who has made some brilliant scratch build scenery for his HO layout. “Hi Dan, I’m a model train scenery builder. I build stuff from junk. Balsawood home. I make up the plans as I go for them. Working green yellow and red street lights, made from…

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