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Layout Construction

Get great ideas on how to construct your layout, the best lighting for you train room, how to reduce noise on your layout and much more.

  Ballast Find out whether you should ballast your track, what types of ballast to use and the best way to fasten it to your layout.
  Benchwork Should you use L-Girder or table top construction or purchase pre-made benchwork? These and other construction techniques are discussed.
  Layout Height Find out what others consider the "correct" layout height.
  Layout Lighting Should you use incandescent, halogen or florescent lights in your train room? Find out which kinds of lights are best for your trains.
  Shelving Check out a variety of ways to display your trains. They range from train shelves you can construct yourself from basic pine boards to specially made aluminum shelves.
  Sound Deadening We all love the sound of toy trains but there can be too much of a good thing. Find out what others have done to reduce noise in the train room.
  Temperature & Humidity Find out what the best temperature and humidity is for your train room.
  Track Roadbed Find out the reasons you would want to use cork, homasote, rubber or vinyl roadbed.


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