Tag Archives: Benchwork

Train Turntable Video

Cross Post from Modeltrainrookie.com I have been a little quiet, but have managed to get a little work done. I have now finished wiring everything and gotten the turntable working. I took a short video tonight to show the layout … Continue reading

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Wiring now possible!

As I mentioned in my last post, all of the electrical components went missing sometime during the years the train stuff was in storage.  Now of course I am sure they will show up sometime – that bag wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Märklin Setup in progress

Well over the holiday break I picked up much of the old Märklin train stuff from my parents place.  It was rather fun to unbox all of that with my Dad and review our discoveries.  (I have been posting updates … Continue reading

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Table Finished

Table flush with shelf 2 Originally uploaded by Olorinpc Well I ended up having a little more initiative and time today than I thought I would. Shane was over and helped me finish putting this together. 2x4s for the frame … Continue reading

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Getting started

Well I picked up some wood from the hardware store today.  I have decided on a 4x8ft table. The plan is to use the 4x8ft plywood sheet as the surface of the table.  Underneath it I am building a square … Continue reading

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Model Railroad Benchwork

I have been participating in an online group, HOrailroading, on yahoo and have learned some great things on this topic.  First of all – the benchwork is the most important part to me right now.  Depending on how I build … Continue reading

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