Building a Folding Model Railway Layout: A Comprehensive Guide

Building a Folding Model Railway Layout: A Comprehensive Guide

by Graham Goodchild


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785001994
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Publication date: 11/21/2016
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Graham Goodchild has been making models for a hobby for over sixty years.  Graham has designed many models that have appeared in British and US hobby magazines, and two of them were featured on national television in the UK and on the BBC World Service.  Graham is the author of several books on constructing radio-controlled and scale display models.  He designed and built the folding portable layout featured in this book as a retirement project.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 First Thoughts 8

Chapter 2 Tools and Adhesives 16

Chapter 3 Materials and Techniques 21

Chapter 4 Constructing the Folding Layout 29

Chapter 5 Trackwork and Wiring 55

Chapter 6 Buildings and Landscaping 82

Chapter 7 Back and Side Scenes 146

Chapter 8 Additional Features 152

Chapter 9 Photographing Scenes and Dioramas 169

Chapter 10 Lighting Effects 180

Chapter 11 Back in the Box 184

Appendix I References and Further Reading 186

Appendix II Useful Websites 187

Index 189

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