Fort Hanover: Base and Track

The base—lauan plywood on a 1x2 frame—got under way on 15 April 2019 after a quick test-assembly of the track:

Woodwork was completed on the afternoon of 26 April.

The stream bed was made by laminating two angled pieces of 3/4-inch sanded plywood between the top sheet of lauan and a strip attached from below.

Furniture braces at the corners provide attachment points for felt feet.

On 1 June 2019 I attached the track with brush-on Krazy Glue. I then soldered all of the rail joiners, and painted it with flat brown spray paint.

Not that it really matters, but I'm using genuine period ballast:


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