18 results found for 'baseboards'

  • Arun Quay - an introduction

    Gordon Gravett

    Issue 239 (2015)



    Eagerly awaited, and not only by us at MRJ, is news of Gordon Gravett's successor to his beautiful Pempoul. Here, with original and thought-provoking clarity, he explains his reasoning that lay behind his design for Arun Quay and a return to Sussex in the 1950s.

    Tags: baseboards, BR / British Railways / British Rail, layouts, SR / Southern Railway

  • Baseboards for Thursford

    Ray Hammond

    Issue 99 (1997)


    Tags: baseboards

  • Blea Moor: Construction

    Peter Kirmond

    Issue 148 (2004)


    Peter Kirmond turns off the computer and plugs in his router, ready to explore new ways of building lightweight ply baseboards.

    Tags: baseboards, layouts

  • Copenhagen Fields - the baseboards

    Tim Watson, John Birkett-Smith, Mike Randall

    Issue 18 (1987)



    The layout under construction by a group of the Model Railway Club's 2mm scale modellers is one of the most talked about modelling projects for years. Everything about 'Copenhagen Fields' is radical and needs to be - for 'Chiltern Green' is a hard act to follow. Here, Tim Watson, John Birkett-Smith and Mike Randall discuss the layout's remarkable baseboards in the first of several articles which will trace the project's development.

    Tags: baseboards, layout design, layouts

  • Help for Solo Exhibitors

    Bob Haskins

    Issue 48 (1991)


    Bob Haskins got fed up with heaving his exhibition layout around by hand, so he turned to a rubish skip for a simple solution.

    Tags: baseboards

  • Hiding the Joint

    Gordon Gravett

    Issue 237 (2015)


    Gordon Gravett describes techniques to help hide baseboard joints.

    Tags: baseboards, techniques

  • Inkerman Street - The Baseboards

    Barry Norman

    Issue 36 (1990)


    7mm/7mm FS

    Barry Norman draws on several layouts' worth of experience to produce the unusually-testing shape required for MRJ's 7mm project layout.

    Tags: baseboards, layouts

  • Landscaping Over the Cracks

    Denis Moore

    Issue 7 (1986)


    As anyone who is even remotely involved with an exhibition layout will know, baseboard joins are a problem on several counts - not least visually. The authentic British landscape rarely offers the possibility of yawning crevasses beneath our model tracks and so, says Denis Moore, the task demands a carefully planned cosmetic approach. He had to tackle 21 joints on the De Havilland (Hatfield) MRS layout and passes on his experiences here.

    Tags: baseboards, scenery

  • Layout Chassis

    Chris Yates

    Issue 209 (2011)


    Chris Yates suggests some points that should be considered by those of us contemplating the baseboards for that dream layout.

    Tags: baseboards

  • Light Work

    Gordon Gravett

    Issue 235 (2014)


    Gordon Gravett builds some lightweight baseboards using extruded polystyrene

    Tags: baseboards, techniques