How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover

How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover

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How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott Soft Cover
 
How to Build Model Railroad Benchwork 2nd Edition by Linn H Westcott
Soft Cover
80 pages
Copyright 1996
CONTENTS
Introduction 4
1 Getting started5
Track planning in real size 8
Computer-aided design (CAD)12
2 Lumber, fasteners, and tools 14
3 Framing for permanent railroads 18
Hollow-core door table21
Mounting your layout to the wall 22
Prefabricated benchwork 26
4 Step-by-step framework assembly 27
L-girder construction 27
Butt-joint construction 33
Tilt and sag: proper sizes for girders and joists 35
5 Joists, risers, and cleats 36
6 Roadbed construction45
Subroadbed   47
Roadbed selection and installation 52
7 Backdrops, fascia boards, and scenic support55
8 Support for special situations 61
Raised and lowered girders61
Duckunder designs 62
Constructing a helix 62
Accommodating a turntable 64
Multilevel layouts65
Tilt-up and lift-out sections 67
Constructing control panels71
Hedi-Girder benchwork73
Tilt-table construction 74
Benchwork for modular construction 75
Portability and storage 79
Foam-top layout 80
Scooter board 80
ON THE BACK COVER
Benchwork is the essential framework that
holds your trains and track up off the floor.
Whether it's permanent and adjustable or
lightweight and portable, benchwork is one of
the most important components of a model
railroad in any scale. Inside this book you'll
find useful advice and instructions covering...
Tools and materials
Framework for permanent layouts
Joists, risers, and cleats
Roadbed construction
Backdrops, fascia boards, and scenic support
Benchwork for special situations
and much more

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