When I left for California in June, there was a scene on the railroad that included a couple picnicking and a boY flying a kite
When I came back from California, the picnickers were mysteriously gone. I looked around pretty thoroughly, and couldn’t find it. So I had to make a replacement.
The shininess is from the UV resistant coating. I’ll spray with some matte clear later to make it look less plasticy.
Looks like Strelsau got a few feet of snow
I’ve finished up the first of two planned logging wagons. This one just needs a figure guiding the horses and it will be ready to go out next to the lumber mill and tree stumps I currently have on the layout.
I’m going to build another one of these later, assuming there turns out to be enough room on the layout for two once I’ve added the mountain.
Thanks to Alan (fyrekop) over on mylargescale.com I now have a better idea for building the “Alps” on my layout
Continue reading Mountain Shell
Here are some of the images I’ll be using to create my horse-drawn logging wagons
Continue reading Logging Wagon Ideas
Bought these last week.
I’m planning to make some wagons out of these…
Continue reading Horse-drawn Logging Wagons
Well, my original idea of foam for the roads in town didn’t work out too well…
The arrows (click for a larger version) show the problem.
Continue reading Road Foam Update
Well, the best laid plans of mice and men gang oft agley, as Bobby Burns said.
Here’s the outcome of my earlier plan for a fixed-position floating sailboat
Continue reading Sail Fail
Here are those KaDee logs, all painted up and in an acrylic “holder” (I love my laser cutter!) near the sawmill