January 2019

Baseboard dowels

Before track laying (or even planning) can begin, I need to ensure that there is a way to accurately and reliably align the baseboards every time the layout is assembled. To do this, I will be using these baseboard alignment dowels from DCC Concepts. A… Read More »Baseboard dowels

Cork underlay and paint

Before track planning can begin in earnest, the baseboard needs to be covered in cork. This will help to isolate sound a little, which will be required since the track will be glued rather than pinned. Before starting, I removed each piece of the frame,… Read More »Cork underlay and paint

New year, new layout

Since moving to the UK for work last year, I have not been able to run my trains as often as I’d like, with the rooms in the new house not large enough to operate my current layout, Abbotsbury. This is a 1980s era station… Read More »New year, new layout