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Model Railway Layout, Construction and Design Techniques

By Nigel Burkin

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ISBN: 9781847971814
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 08/06/2010
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 340 colour photographs

Layout building is perhaps the most exciting, rewarding and challenging aspect of creating a model railway. Making the right design decisions and choosing good construction techniques are vital to ensure success. This book takes you through basic baseboard construction, shelf layout themes and how to link multi-deck designs together, enabling you to make the most of a given space. With different concepts covered, from simple portable layouts to helix construction techniques, Nigel Burkin mixes the best of British layouts with those used routinely overseas and shows you how you too can achieve success and satisfaction in executing your layout design.

Topics covered included:

  • Designing for comfort
  • How to use space efficiently
  • Practical construction techniques from L-Girder to box frame baseboards
  • Sub track bed construction, track laying and wiring
  • Fine tuning the layout for smooth operations

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Latest Reviews
" For anyone planning a new layout this book has many ideas and concepts that provide much food for thought. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: The Bulletin

" If you intend to make a layout in the forseeable future it is well worth reading this book, it will help you to decide what construction technique is the most suitable for you and your given situation. Ideal for beginners and experienced modellers alike. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: The Link No. 858 - August 2010

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