My Library - Magazine Articles By Tom Knapp

"T" is for Tiny

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-03
Page:
82
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
T
Description:
This article introduces "T-scale", which is 1:450 (half the size of Z-scale). It is very popular in Japan, and growing in Europe, however, there are no distributors in the U.S. yet. Products sold by Eishindo are featured in the article.

A Thumbnail Switcher

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2012-01
Page:
67
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
Nn3
Description:
Using a Toma Model Works kit, the author built a very small four-wheeled Nn3 industrial switcher, which includes a DCC decoder! Includes detailed instruction photos.

Module and Portable Layout Lighting

Magazine:
N Scale Railroading 2002-07/08
Page:
46
Category:
Layout Lighting
Description:
Building an overhead lightweight and portable light stand to hold MR16-base 12-volt halogen light bulbs. Includes parts list, design diagrams, and examples.

Small Tools for Small Models

Magazine:
N Scale Railroading 2001-11/12
Page:
44
Category:
Tools
Description:
Small benchtop tools for drilling, grinding, sanding, sawing, filing, holding, turning, and milling.