Monday, December 21, 2015

A tranquil scene from Barry Franklin's "Franklin Ridge Lines" (HO-Scale)

I added the small stream above, rock work and the culvert and water splashes below to Barry Franklin's model railroad. Oh, I also built and weather that tiny Jordan Model-T kit too.

HO-Scale water cistern and water canon for waterwheel power

Here are some views of the stages of elements made for Barry Franklin of Mercer Island, Washington. The water comes from a diversion gate to a flume above.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Progress: John Bursett's O-Scale Scratchbuilt Roundhouse

The O-scale Roundhouse is coming along. Those aluminum panels are sharp, I should have worn gloves. I used power grab adhesive caulking to adhere the panels to the plastic model super structure and then used clamps to press them flat as they dry, otherwise, they tended to pop out. These photos show the roof almost complete, but a row of roofing panels are not glued down yet. Weathering and "glass" for the windows are next.