New Baseboard, New Layout


Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

The woodworking has progressed to the point where I have a new baseboard. Ta, Da.

The scenic part of the layout, the yard of a small engineering works, will occupy the central part of the layout (on the brown central board in the photo below).

There will be two traversers, one on either side. These will be hidden by the buildings. The left hand traverser will represent the line entering and exiting the yard. On the right hand side will be the inside of the engineering works.

The whole baseboard has been built quite quickly (by my standards).

I didn’t spend too much time choosing the materials or designing it to be lightweight. Most materials are what I had to hand. The frame is 20mm (approx. ¾ inch) thick softwood , the grey panels that hold the traversers are melamine faced chipboard, offcuts from our new kitchen cupboards. The baseboard itself…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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