Model Railway Layout, Construction and Design Techniques

Model Railway Layout, Construction and Design Techniques

by Nigel Burkin


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Layout building is perhaps the most exciting, rewarding and challenging aspect of creating a model railway.  Making the right design decisions and choosing good construction techniques are vital to ensure success.  This book takes you through basic baseboard construction, shelf layout themes and how to link multi-deck designs together, enabling you to make the most of a given space.  With different concepts covered, from simple portable layouts to helix construction techniques, Nigel Burkin mixes the best of British layouts with those used routinely overseas and shows you how you too can achieve success and satisfaction in executing your layout design.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847971814
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Publication date: 09/15/2010
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Nigel Burkin is a life-long modeler with interest in British outline modeling and North American Prototypes including The BNSF Railway and Montana Rail Link. He is a published author, editor and photographer with hundreds of magazine articles to his name.

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