Model train table

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Simple 4x8 track plan

I finally figured out that I don't have room to do everything I want (2 trains, etc) on a small layout so I'm starting with something simple. This is loosely based on Lionel's D-290 display layout. I don't know if I'll add the upper level loop or not....

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Barbara Zawadzka
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Benchwork

I started on my benchwork. After looking at several styles I settled on L girder cantelivered on the wall. My material list was: 2 sheets 3/4 4x8 plywood (Only used 1 1/2 sheets) 8 8' 2x2's 2 3/4" cabinet screws 15ga x 1 1/4" pin nails Wood Glue I attached 1 1/2 x 3/4 furring strips to the wall studs with 3 cabinet screws. The horizontal supports are 3/4 x 3 x 22" ply attached to the furring strips with 4 pin nails. I then used the 2x2 cut at 45 degrees to brace the horizontal braces. They…

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George Stokes