benchwork theropy

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  1. t. alexander

    t. alexander Member

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    benchwork therapy

    Hi all, Spent the weekend building some benchwork. I did'nt think I'd ever get this far. Thats yours truely standing in the middle of what will be the metropolis called Avalon.

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  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Looking good t.! Another week and a train will be running. :) :D :cool:
  3. Vic

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    Great looking benchwork t......the train room is looking good too:)
  4. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    So ya went & built yourself into a corner, didn't ya? :D
    Just kiddin' t.
    That's some nice looking benchwork!
    Can't wait to see your progress!
  5. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Cool!

    Fantastic t! It must feel great to finally be started on the actual construction. I am going to be watching your progress every step of the way. Turning dreams into reality - that's what it's all about! Keep up the good work!

    cheers
    :D Val
  6. RailRon

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    Hey t., your benchwork surely looks professional!
    I'm about in the same stage of construction and can't wait to lay the first track.:cool:
    I hope you got out of your access hole again! Comparing my dimensions with yours I would have been stuck there for good! :D :D :D
    That's why I'll have no access holes on my layout. ;)

    Ron
  7. marty w.

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    t.
    Looks great!!!
    Room looks good too.
    Marty
  8. shamus

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    Hi t, Hmmm, been there, done that,liked it, then started again.:D

    Looking good friend, soon have it all finsihed and trains running. Yeah, thats what I like to see.

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  9. philip

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    T : your benchwork looks great! have you seen that confounded bridge?



    :D philip
  10. grumbeast

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    Thats good looking sturdy benchwork T.

    now you can get on with the fun stuff!

    Graham
  11. Woodie

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    Looking good t. Luv the dude hat! Are they all the rage amongst modellers??? I'll just have to get one! :cool: :D
  12. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    t.
    I'll testify on your behalf, it's clear, from the photo, you were FRAMED !!!!
    Is it that cold in the trainroom?? (the hat)
    Good lookin benchwork!
    Pete
  13. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Lookin good t., looks like a nice fit. Did you leave a little room for if your chest sags down around your waist like mine did? I didn't gain weight as much as it just relocated. Looks like ya still got all 6 fingers on yer left paw, but why er ya hidin the raht one? Bet it feels great to see it coming together!

    Woodie - I think he picked up that cap when he lived up by Cobblers Knob; I think I saw Tripod wearing one once. Speakin of Tripod, I saw a two legged dog on the animal cahnnel the yesterday. He was missing a front and rear on the same side, but when he ran he looked normal. When he stood still, he kinda hopped around. Lost 'em when he was a pup, so he doesn't know any better.
  14. interurban

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    Rock on T

    Hi T , That there benchwork is solid, just the way I build them.
    Good old two b fours.:D
    Have you ordered the plywood yet;)

    Keep it going while you are on a roll:)
  15. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    hey T!!
    Looking Good!!!!!!!

    Whatever you do, Don't lose this pic!!

    You will want to look back on it & also show others what it looked like. I took about 40 pics of our layouts & it amazes people that you start with nothing & build your own little world! :) :) Good luck!!
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    I agree!! There's no therapy like that ole hammer and nails type therapy!! Tho I prefer deck screws and a cordless driver myself. :D

    Aahhhhh the smell of the wood, the whine of the saw, the filling of space and especially, like Val says, the realization of a dream.

    Keep goin t.!!..... and keep us posted with lots of pics every step of the way. We'll all be cheerin for ya!!
  17. t. alexander

    t. alexander Member

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    Hi all, ok I got this part done....now what do I do, lol

    That hat keeps the hamster at the ol' brain controls from getting cold. I got good heat out there but was practicing good energy conservation that day.

    jon, would'nt it be great to get ol' tripod and "Duece" together!

    Shamus, I was scratching my hat trying to figure out how you can build this stuff as quick as you do...you da man!

    Btw, I'm hoping that access hole will be a good incintive to stay thin? :D
  18. RailRon

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    Come to think of it - perhaps I'll add a narrow access hole on my pike. Then I'll have a true reason to lose weight, until I'm fitting into that hole :D :D :D

    Ron
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    Looking good!

    Very proffesional looking benchwork there, T. As mentioned, you've also done a great job of the train room. I envy your clean workspace, and look forward to progress updates.:)
  20. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Nice work t.
    At least no one can say you got "board"
    (Sorry..jon loaned me some meds)