Little project - start to finish.

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by TrainNut, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Okay so some of you may have seen this before in the for sale section a looooong time ago. After reading a lot of posts from newer members, it occured to me that some might enjoy seeing another project go from start to finish.
    Specs...
    Wrought Iron table
    N scale
    36" diameter
    I'm not feeling much up on words right now so I will abstain but if anyone has Q's, I would be happy to elaborate.

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  2. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    & the ressssst of the story!

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  3. webmaster

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    It's a shame that glass is slightly frosted..

    Boy you love your table projects...sign1
  4. johnny b

    johnny b Member

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    That is just way to cool !
  5. Wyomingite

    Wyomingite Member

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    One beautiful job but I agree with webmaster the frosted glass takes away how great a job you did.

    Ron :thumb: :thumb: :wave:
  6. Papa Bear

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    Very nice! :thumb:
  7. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    Is it frosted or just the angle of the camera? Great stuff:thumb:
  8. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Good observation! No, the majority of the glass is not frosted - it's clear with the exception of a 1/2" frosted band around the outer edge...BUT, on the other hand, the glass does detract a LOT from the clarity after seeing it with no glass.
  9. Clerk

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    Hey! I don't remember this?? It must have been posted while I was on vacation: or in the hospital cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: Anywhoo, It looks fantastic Trainnut.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  10. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    I posted a different version of this in the For Sale section 9-16-2004. As a matter of fact, it was my first post on this site!
  11. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

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    Excellent work TrainNut. :thumb:
  12. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Great job!
  13. extra7000south

    extra7000south Member

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    Very nice job.....:thumb:
  14. brakie

    brakie Active Member

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    Great looking layout! :thumb: Nicely done.:D
  15. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

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    Ok Trainnut. I was having back surgery in Sept. 2004 so that explains how I missed it.
  16. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

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    Mis-nomer

    If you're a "trainNut"...then clearly you're a professional Train Nut because work like that is not amateur - it's waaaay too good for that.
  17. jimbob005

    jimbob005 New Member

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    hi train nut im starting my first setup in n gauge and seeing thes when i first came on this website and gave me the idea of a table set now never done a set befor i haven`t put my track down trying to do my hills and things do you have any tips??? thanks james
  18. GlacierBill

    GlacierBill New Member

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    Jimbob005, create a seprate forum thread with your request you will be amazed at all the advice you get, I have been reading a lot of the older threads and got many ideas. BTW, may I suggest you get some layout software to help plan your layout. I use xtrkcad, it is free and works well, also Atlas has a free program, but it is limited to atlas track only.

    GlacierBill
  19. TrainNut

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    GlacierBill,
    Thanks for bringing this thread back up as it's been almost a year since the last post and I obviously missed jimbob's request for tips n tricks. I looked at his profile though and it appears he has not visited The Gauge since September of 06.
    JimBob,
    If you ever make it back to The Gauge, please let me know as I've got tons of tips n tricks for little layouts like these! Sorry I missed your question the first time around.
  20. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    That is just too cool!
    hhhmmm..... There might be hope for an N scale layout in my house yet! :D