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Blog series by Chris Davis updated 08-14-2012 08:53 PM 2 parts 5028 reads 0 comments total

Part 1: Starting to Build

08-14-2012 11:50 AM by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

ALL ABOARD! Starting to build one of my train bed. This is what it will look like when I am finished. It will, of course, have a few customized changes requested by the customer, but overall will follow this pattern. I will blog about the steps in this series, but if you’d like to look forward I do post the pictures first on the Current Projects Page of my site. I’m usually a little slow on the write-up.

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Part 2: Front Cap

08-14-2012 08:53 PM by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

I am working on the front cap of the train bed. I made a template for the arch and circle. This is something that I should have done about 3 trains ago. I keep having to reinvent the shapes. After I had the templates made, I then used the template to create two identical pieces. To make the front cap thicker we spaced them out with some poplar for framing. The next step will be to wrap it with some bending plywood. Pictures More building pictures and video can be found at:http:/...

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