Category Archives: Trains

DIY Hot Wire Cutter

Jay has been working on his latest N Scale Model Railroad layout. He had laid out the track and started to work on the scenery. Then he ran into an issue. He had glued pieces of Styrofoam in order to … Continue reading

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Another N Scale RR Layout

As I was gearing up to start my Sewing Room project Jay and I were discussing his birthday and the recent train show that he attended. He had helpfully circled various cars that he wouldn’t mind receiving for his birthday … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Out with the Train Layout

In the quarry Jay was finding pieces of rock that would be just perfect for his train layout. While recuperating from surgery he spent time making rocks, plastering them on the layout and then making more rocks. It was quite … Continue reading

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Working On A Train Gang…

Summer has been busy. We’ve had our front porch fixed and replaced our shed. Despite those projects (plus others that I’ll blog about later) Jay has managed to fit in some time here and there to work on the train … Continue reading

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3D Printing Structures for N Scale Railroads

While trying to plan out the town and surrounding area involved in our model train layout I have discovered that I’m not very happy with my choices for structures. Call me silly, but I really don’t want my plastic structures … Continue reading

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Train Show Excursion – 7-16-16

When Jay and I met five years ago he was a smoker. On July 14, 2013 he gave up smoking because he was too lazy to turn right to go buy a pack of cigarettes before heading to work. He … Continue reading

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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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