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Wood Scale Models #1: 1949 Reading Steam Freight Train Part # 1

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Blog entry by bj383ss posted 987 days ago 2833 reads 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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1949 Reading Steam Freight Train

I started a new project. It is a steam train using Gatto plans. I currently have made the main frame, boiler and the display track.

I made a jig out of a strip of plywood with grooves spaced the right distance apart and then glued a fence on one side to line up the cross ties. I also made several spacers to go between the cross ties. This made it super easy to make the track.

Here is the main frame coming together.

The beginnings of the boiler

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dorielwooden

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#1 posted 987 days ago

DO YUO BUILT A TRAIN ? I LOOK FOR MORE PICTURE LATER THANK YOU.

-- What I can do with a piece of wood and mine or your imagination. http://dorielwoodenscollections.blogspot.com

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Jake_D

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#2 posted 987 days ago

Scaled wooden models are amazing. Looking forward to more updates and the finished project.

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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 986 days ago

this is going to be interressting to follow :-)

take care
Dennis

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Ryan Haasen

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#4 posted 975 days ago

Looks great, is that a metal lathe?

-- Ryan

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