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Sometimes it seems as if my old build logs get lost over time.    While it would be great to have a master index here, I thought I'd start by providing links to some of my old build logs and other threads. Not sure if there's a LOT of use here, but at least it will help me find my ol...
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I was putting down some ballast today and thought to myself, "You know, the real railroads didn't use a paint brush to spread this stuff out; there's got to be a better way." Yes, I know, I could have made a scale model of a Jordan Spreader, or one of D&RGW flangers, but all I really wanted to do w...
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  Garden Railways magazine publishes some scale drawings every month now; and if you’re a subscriber, you can access the library of plans and download any that have ever been published.   These are a great source for ideas and if you build one you’ll probably end up with...
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When I was building one of my first structures, I had originally planned to use Grandt Line windows and doors, but they kept getting backordered. They are really 1/24 and I wanted 1:20 in my own size. So, what was left but scratchbuilding? I thought it would be hard, but it was really just tedious....
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Making an Acrylic-Wood Boxcar
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Making Strap Steps
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When Jean and I attended the ECLSTS at York in 2006, we also went to the Pennsyvania RailRoad Museum in nearby Strassburg.  It's a great museum with lots of good stuff to look at.   I was intrigued by one particular piece of rolling stock there.It's a composite car.  It has a ste...
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Quick and Easy Picture posting with XP
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Building a PNG Reefer Kit
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Building a Stone Mill