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Craig H

Posted - 02/06/2019 :  12:05:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Starting OVER AGAIN I'm having a cabinet maker build me a 8 foot shadowbox layout section to start out with. STARTING OUT small this time. About a year ago I went gun-ho and built 64 feet of L girder benchwork in part of my basement. After I got it done and looking at it about a week The light bulb came onand thought who in the hell is going to build all this buy MYSELF So im trying another approach this time so we'll see what happens. No pictures Yet.

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Posted - 02/06/2019 :  07:29:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Craig, good luck with the new layout and hope to see pictures soon.

As you think, so will you be.

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Posted - 02/06/2019 :  09:38:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Craig, you have to be happy. Have fun, I will follow this.


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Posted - 02/06/2019 :  4:58:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Think smaller

I did the same thing.


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Posted - 02/09/2019 :  12:02:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good luck on the new railroad. I wish I could find someone local to build some bench work for me.
I am building my railroad in 4 foot sections and finishing a new section before starting the next section. That way it appears like I have accomplished something. Eight feet is a great wat to go and can be finished to a high detail in a year or two.

My current build:

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David Clark

Posted - 02/09/2019 :  12:05:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Craig, do you have a trackplan for this layout?

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Craig H

Posted - 02/15/2019 :  3:41:07 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well didn't workout with this guy seen him Thursday He wants 500 bucks to do one 8 foot section when I seen them on MRH site they build there's for 150 bucks each using cabinet grade lumber. So that's not going to happened. So everything is on HOLD I think I'm going to Start buying my dropped ceiling material and get it all and get that done in the next few months. With a nice ceiling done and LED lighting then the hard part will be done and ready for a new layout

Edited by - Craig H on 02/15/2019 10:55:20 PM

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Craig H

Posted - 02/18/2019 :  9:35:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good news Had somebody that came out tonight and gave me a real good price to do the whole basement So im thinking it should be done in a week or less minus the ...LED lighting... ill worry about that down the road.

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