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Graffen Posted - 05/18/2017 : 10:22:37 AM
Hi all. I'm currently renovating a room for my layout.
It's 22' x 16' and will have coved corners.
My layout will be a freelancer Colorado narrow gauge in HOn3.
I've drawn the track plans for it, and I can't wait to start building it.
To prepare, I've been doing some city planning for one of the towns, called Twin Peaks (work name, yet to be decided)
[url=https://flic.kr/p/UEMzsu][/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/UEMzsu]IMG_20170518_110214[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/graffas/]Michael Graff[/url], on Flickr
Main Street, the town will be 8' long.
The station will be regauged to HOn3.

[url=https://flic.kr/p/UEMzcj][/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/UEMzcj]IMG_20170518_110240[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/graffas/]Michael Graff[/url], on Flickr

[url=https://flic.kr/p/TCEA69][/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/TCEA69]IMG_20170518_104830[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/graffas/]Michael Graff[/url], on Flickr

[url=https://flic.kr/p/UHv2Rg][/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/UHv2Rg]IMG_20170518_110137[/url] by [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/graffas/]Michael Graff[/url], on Flickr
The street will go upwards in the back and turn into suburbs.
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Philip Posted - 05/27/2020 : 08:43:40 AM
Very nice!

Philip
George D Posted - 05/26/2020 : 6:30:40 PM
I like the coloring of your rockwork, Michael and that's a nice neat job on your hardware store.

George
Graffen Posted - 05/26/2020 : 6:14:25 PM
I built a Timberline kit I had in the stash.
The Hardware store:

An old kit with some small faults.


I had to true up the walls, as they were leaning and too wide.


The shop windows, built from wood strips and plastic castings were a challenge as the templates were wrong and the windows too wide to get a good fit....
But it turned out pretty good.
I added the awning as I didn't plan to have a lot of interior in this one.



Needs some details, then it's finished.
Graffen Posted - 05/22/2020 : 07:41:20 AM
Painted the new rockwork today.
WS pigments.
I have now soaked the surface with diluted Modpodge so I can add the black/raw umber wash.
deemery Posted - 05/20/2020 : 5:29:14 PM
A "grasshopper" pump! Hope you can automate it, it'll be cool to see that slowly doing its thing. Don't forget a local tank to store the oil.

dave
Graffen Posted - 05/20/2020 : 1:05:45 PM
Thanks!
Had some time to spare today.
I've painted part of the fascia, it looks so much better in black.
Then I found an oil pump on Thingiverse that I printed on my resin printer last night. I'll see if it can be motorized.
Done a bit more rockwork as well. I use ordinary plaster in aluminum foil.






There's a lot more to do on the layout.
Dutchman Posted - 05/19/2020 : 10:50:51 AM
You've been really busy of late, Michael. I've enjoyed the layout photos. The lighting in the buildings looks neat - especially in those night shots.

Nice job on the foam rock work.
Graffen Posted - 05/19/2020 : 10:42:39 AM
I made a bridge for the road to the tunnel.
3D printed sides and cardboard/wood subframe.
I've just graveled the road, so the bridge is a little wet ...





Sylvan car I also built recently.



Graffen Posted - 05/16/2020 : 3:32:30 PM
I made a retaining wall out of Depron foam that I scribed with a pencil before painting it with gesso and some paint.


I glued it in place with hot glue.


I surrounded it with my homemade Sculptamold.
Graffen Posted - 05/15/2020 : 1:22:11 PM
I made some utility poles today.
It's an Auhagen kit.



I installed them temporary on the layout.




I will add E-Z line later.
Tyson Rayles Posted - 05/15/2020 : 05:04:25 AM
Beautiful layout!
Graffen Posted - 05/14/2020 : 3:13:26 PM
https://youtu.be/MYh0vofQs4E

Tested the new turnout control. I'm really satisfied.
Graffen Posted - 05/12/2020 : 12:01:46 PM
I installed the new lights over my layout today.
I use 6 W LED bulbs with 2 feet gaps in between them.

















It's a LOT brighter now!
David J Buchholz Posted - 05/10/2020 : 11:29:12 PM
Been following along for the ride, silently .

Great work, Very Impressive!
Graffen Posted - 05/10/2020 : 5:16:03 PM
I installed lights in more of the buildings and connected them on the layout.
















Now I'll have to see what else needs lights.

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