My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Benchwork

A New Material for Flat Benchwork

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-03
Page:
75
Author:
Richard Todd
Description:
The author discovered poly iso foam as a good, solid base for track and scenery for his layout.

Benchwork As Strong As Steel

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2002-08
Page:
85
Author:
John Ostler
Description:
Building benchwork out of angle steel.

Better Benchwork for Small Layouts

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2002-09
Page:
78
Author:
Jeff Wilson
Description:
Building a cookie-cutter style 4 x 8 layout.

Bridging the Gap

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 34, Number 6, December 2010
Page:
12
Author:
Sam Powell
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews three different ways to connect two parts of the layout while still allowing people to pass through into the layout. He then describes how he built his bridge.

Build Fold-away Benchwork

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2004-09
Page:
56
Author:
Stuart Freeman
Description:
A cabinet that houses two connected 4x8 sheets of layout surface, supported by four support legs which are removable.

Building Easy Sub-roadbed

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-12
Page:
68
Author:
Richard Todd
Description:
The author describes how he and his son built their sub-roadbed using hardboard strips, and the trials and tribulations of that experience.

Easy Spline Roadbed

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-03
Page:
84
Author:
Joe Fugate
Description:
Free-flowing roadbed made by laminating Masonite strips.