March 2015 edition of TrainMasters TV (1h 52m)

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On the March edition of TrainMasters: 1) The Columbia Gorge Model Railroad, a mammoth 5000-square-foot layout in downtown Portland, Oregon; 2) Roadshow: High-tech tips for laying track; 3) The trials of getting a layout ready for an open house; 4) New modeling projects for the Cricut cutter; 5) Bonus: Backshop - Easy tin roof modeling

 

MRH visits the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad on TrainMasters TV March edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act I - Columbia Gorge Club (18:04)

MRH visits the Columbia Gorge Model Railroad operates a mammoth 5000-square-foot layout in downtown Portland, Oregon, host group for the 2015 NMRA Convention.


Roadshow: Trackwork on TrainMasters TV March edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act II - Roadshow: Trackwork (38:38)

In part 7 of the Roadshow, Trevor experiences the Zen of Laying Track, with great tips on sanding, staining and distressing ties, and making strong and reliable track transitions between modules.


Cheshire Branch Open house  on TrainMasters TV March 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act III - Cheshire Branch Open house (16:22)

Jim Dufour greets old friends and new, as he hosts an open house on his HO-scale Boston & Maine Cheshire Branch.


Cricut tips  on TrainMasters TV March 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Act IV - Cricut tips (19:05)

Miles Hale answers Cricut usage questions and shows you some pitfalls to be aware of while adapting the machine to modelling purposes.


Special bonus segment(s) ...

 

Backshop clinic: Quick tin roof on TrainMasters TV March 2015 edition - brought to you by Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

Bonus - Backshop clinic: Quick tin roof (20:01)

Modeler John Lowrance shows us a quick process for creating the illusion of individual panels on flat corrugated plastic.