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Month: December 2017

Track plan #4

Track plan #4

So this is pretty much the track plan i am going to start building with.  The idea is an interchange on the top left, various industries, a siding, and a yard at the bottom.  I didn’t think I had room for a peninsula coming out into the middle of the room this way but was pleasantly surprised at how much room it still do allow.

Coming up with a height

Coming up with a height

Before I can start building, I need to come up with a height.  Here I mocked up what 52″ looks like.  I actually really like this height.  The only downside is kiddos not being able to see that well.  I plan on making some steps for them.  I also wanted to see what a small view block looks like to have a hidden staging yard on one end.  I was surprised at how low I could get.

The money shot!

The money shot!

And here is the room, completed.  Well, mostly completed.  I have a new window on order so that and the window trim is the only items left.

Floor anyone?

Floor anyone?

I picked up some carpet squares.  While I didn’t know exactly what I wanted, I took a chance and was pleasantly surprised.  I really like the way the flooring turned out!

Blue…

Blue…

Before I could paint I needed to fur out the garage foundation on two walls.  Then cutting in the ceiling.  Have I mentioned how much I hate painting?  Even after talking myself into taking my time and doing it right, I still screwed up everyplace I could   Have I mentioned how much I hate painting?  I will say, a little blue goes a long…long way!   I have come to terms with it now, however it was a bit of a…

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