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    Make your own ship decking for depot platform.

    I just finished the tutorial. It's a short one. I didn't have my camera ready so I used my phone. I would have liked a few more photos, but I was anxious to get the project done. Here is the link: I used balsa and black...
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    Make your own ship decking for depot platform.

    I was anxious to finish my Craigellachie (The CPR Last Spike) depot, when I realized that I didn't have enough material to finish the platform. The Craigellachie depot is a fairly simple structure, so I wanted to dress it up a little with some ship decking material for a more realistic looking...
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    Oil Refinery

    This is an N scale version using mostly balsa, miscellaneous dowels, and two tuna cans. All scales, (N, HO, OO, O) can be constructed using basic materials and common hardware store materials. To make life easier for the N scale version I used Plastruct railings and stairs. There are thirty...
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    This is an N scale model of The Great Stone Viaduct in Bellaire Ohio. It is done entirely in balsa. The Garden scale version uses cedar strips for the simulated "limestone blocks". Here is a typical CN truss bridge, also in N scale:
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    I've never seen a T scale, (not TT), but its apparently smaller yet! Maybe that will be my next step.
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    Made with Model Builder textures using N scale plans:

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