Category Archives: model trains

Train Layout Planning

Jay keeps telling me that this train layout he’s working on is going to be a 10 year project. I suppose that’s true because it feels like we haven’t been getting anywhere with it lately. I know that he has … Continue reading

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Training Hiatus

Summer time and the living is easy… Actually, the living is mostly taking place outside so I haven’t spent much time in the basement. Jay continues to live in the basement, but he’s been working on various wood working projects. … Continue reading

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On the N-Scale Incline…

Jay and I have been spending most of our time working on these buildings. Actually, Jay has been spending most of his time working on these buildings. I’ve had other things going on so I haven’t been able to get … Continue reading

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Hitting A Wall – Painting Bricks…

Currently the all-consuming project in our house is the train layout. Yes, it truly has become all-consuming. Jay is furiously building track and determining just how many miles he can possibly place on the plywood without making it look too … Continue reading

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“Train”-ing in the Basement

Everybody who regularly reads my blog should be well aware of the fact that Jay is big time into airplanes, and especially flying his RC airplanes. He has filled the basement and his workshop with assembled, half-assembled, kits, and pieces … Continue reading

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Train Coffee Table – Part 3

Can you tell that I’m teasing you with the coffee table pictures at the beginning of my posts? You can see it in this picture, once you get past the excitement of Jay opening an airplane box. By the way, … Continue reading

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Train Coffee Table – Part 2

Hopefully you enjoyed the first post on the Train Coffee table. Chester enjoys the coffee table, even if you can’t see the finished product very well in this picture. Shall we see how the table continues to progress?     … Continue reading

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Train Coffee Table – Part 1

When I first started to date Jay he was all about his RC jets. We were at the flying field a good chunk of every weekend. Yet, just like every diamond-in-the-rough there are different facets to Jay, too. His mom … Continue reading

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