• TRACK TALK LIVE: August 2021

    On Track Talk LIVE, model railroad expert Doug Hodgdon discusses his current projects and answers model railroad questions live on the air in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A. Make sure to download our FREE and funny model railroading posters! Looking to add some personality to your work space? We’ve pulled together posters for you.…

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    TRACK TALK LIVE: July 2021

    We’re back! Join us for the first Track Talk LIVE of 2021 with model railroad expert Doug Hodgdon. Doug will discuss his current projects and answer your model railroad questions live on the air in this fun, interactive, and informative Q&A.

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    Craftsman Kit Building 101: Start to Finish – Week 5

    Join Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh as he completes the Craftsman kit structure. In the final week, Ron cuts sections of card stock for the roof and installs simulated rolled roofing. He also adds final detailing to complete the structure.

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    Craftsman Kit Building 101: Start to Finish – Week 4

    Join Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh as he builds a small wood craftsman structure kit. During week four, Ron assembles the wall sections into 3 sub assemblies, then glues these sub assemblies together to complete assembly of the walls.

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    Craftsman Kit Building 101: Start to Finish – Week 3

    Join Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh as he builds a small wood craftsman structure kit. During week three, 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.

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    Craftsman Kit Building 101: Start to Finish – Week 2

    Join Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh as he builds a small wood craftsman structure kit. During week two, Ron paints and weathers parts of the kit.

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    Craftsman Kit Building 101: Start to Finish – Week 1

    Join Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh as he builds a small wood craftsman structure kit. We begin by getting familiar with the parts of the kit. Ron prepares the parts and sands any that need adjustment for fit. He also treats the wood parts on both sides with an India Ink solution to create a weather wood effect for later steps.

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    TRACK TALK LIVE: March 2020

    During this month’s Track Talk Live, model railroad expert Doug Hodgdon and HO Soo Line modeler, Chooch Rivard, discuss their current projects and answer your model railroad questions live from Doug’s train room.

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    TRACK TALK LIVE: February 2020

    Everyone has their favorite “free” scenery items, and that’s why we’re sharing some new ideas! During this month’s Track Talk Live, model railroad expert Doug Hodgdon and HO Soo Line modeler, Chooch Rivard, demonstrate some affordable ways to add amazing scenery to your layout.

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