Monthly Archives September 2007

Ideas 8, 9 & 10, Further Designs

Categories: New Exhibiton Layout.

Idea 8 We had a good discussion last night regarding layout size and construct. All ideas so far show the layout will be too large. – how to reduce the size yet keep what we wish ? One idea was the paper-clip, or inverted oval construct shown here: This construct is based on the idea of smaller scenery with staging on the same baseboard. Rather than having staging on one side, and scenery on another, this construct has about 90% scenery on the outside with all staging on the inside. That 10% is unnatural crossing of the lines. Have a
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Idea 7, Refining The Detail

Categories: New Exhibiton Layout.

As many saw with my first paper construct of Idea 1 it is a large layout. Here is a rethink based on Idea 4. Idea 7 This construct that places the coal siding on the inside of the layout. This would allow easier shunting for our member behind the layout. mI has the curve between the coal siding and the bridge in the right way, and that curve also hides the bridge scene from the coal siding. In this orientation, the back scenes can be mainly country. The other way some townscape is required. The triangle is handled with a
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