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On my workbench #7

Delivery of a 450mm wide ‘half’ hollow door has provided a home for my new N-club modules – and indeed any other small layout in the future.  After investing in a stud-wall detector, three large brackets support the door as … Continue reading

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Minories #5 – More urban layouts

Urban layouts seem to be everywhere at the moment!  Here are a few more, including a couple of ‘almost Minories’. First, Graham Bridge’s ‘Southwark Bridge’, currently under construction…. An almost exact Minories, but with an extra couple of platforms or … Continue reading

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On my workbench #6

Some more progress with buildings for the first module. These two half-relief row houses are Walther’s kits.  The left hand one was salvaged from Earl’s Wood.  The right hand one is new, but the kit has been ‘in stock’ since … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #0219

A few more ideas.  Unusual wagon loads are popular enough, but how about an old, or damaged, wagon or locomotive going to the scrapyard?  These are all American pictures.  I looked hard for some UK equivalents, but couldn’t find any.  … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #0218

Here’s a little Swiss spiral for the Cha(I)rman.  It would make quite some model…. I liked this film from YouTube, describing the winter of 1963. I can’t remember seeing trains in Petts Wood that winter, but here are a couple … Continue reading

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On my workbench #5

More gentle progress – the first two buildings for the modules.  One a Walther’s plastic kit, the other a wood craftsman kit of an ice house.  The photograph is, of course, cruel!  A little touching up of the ice house … Continue reading

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Minories #4 – another almost Minories…..

The posts that I put together at the beginning of last year have been some of the most read since I started blogging – showing the enduring interest in Cyril Freezer’s original design.  Browsing RMweb, and then ambling around the … Continue reading

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