Background scenery for wooden railway toy

Discussion in 'Dioramas & Displays' started by Markus Schweizer, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. Markus Schweizer

    Markus Schweizer Member

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    Hello,

    two years ago we bought a house and we had and still have a lot to reapir and renovate, so unfortunately there is not much time left for the modeling hobby. Of course, I take care to have time to play with my son (5 years old).
    We like to play with his wooden railway toy. For this I made a papercraft background scenery with horses and cows; my son likes it.

    It has been available at west japan railways:
    http://www.westjr.co.jp/fan/paper/
    Unfortunately it is no longer available on the homepage at the moment,
    but on the web archive You can see that it has been there.
    http://web.archive.org/web/20100213014406/http://www.westjr.co.jp/fan/paper/background/

    To fit the size of the wooden rails I printed it a little bigger than the original scale and added some cardboard on the back to strengthen it.
    It is not a real big model, but perhaps a nice idea for some of You to play with their children.

    Kind regards

    Markus Schweizer

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  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    That is REALLY COOL!!!
    What a GREAT IDEA!!!
    Thank you for sharing this with us.
    I am sure that there will be QUITE A FEW fathers out there that will do the very same thing!!
  3. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    That is really a great idea. You son's imagination must really make that track come to life. I love this kind of post. It's just great! :)