Follow along as Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh builds a small wood craftsman structure kit from start to finish. Throughout the series, Ron demonstrates multiple kit building techniques that can be applied to similar wood kits. In this episode, Ron begins to assemble the kit. He installs the window and door casting, adds acetate for window glazing and installs interior braces to some of the walls in preparation for final assembly.
October’s Track Talk Live with Steve Doyle and Doug Hodgdon continued to field model railroad questions from as far away as New Zealand, Australia and Ireland regarding intermodal modeling – an exciting niche in the “world’s greatest hobby.” There were also several questions on construction materials for mountains, waterfalls and roads, as well as building…Watch Now >>
Want to build a helix, anchor a shelf layout or build an N or HO scale layout in a small area and don’t know where to start? Those were just some of the dozens of topics from viewers that were explored on June’s Track Talk Live with Steve and Doug. Have a question about any…Watch Now >>
Model Railroad Academy’s Clickety and Clack (Doug and Steve) fielded a wide variety of live questions from viewers on the latest edition of Track Talk Live. Among the topics discussed are DCC (use it!), flower foam for scenery (don’t!), creating smooth transitions for inclines (cookie cutter method), making basic turnouts DCC-ready (cut gaps), replacements for…Watch Now >>