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Making Your Own Model Railroad Structures

Category Model Making
Model Railroad
Money can be saved by making your own buildings for a model railroad landscape. This guide is about making your own model railroad structures.
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May 21, 2008

This is one for all you model railroad fans. My husband takes and makes his own structures (businesses, houses, etc.) out of cardboard. He saves tons of money that way. If you look at the catalogs for buying model railroad structures, they can run into pretty big bucks. He just designs his own out of cardboard and sometimes toilet paper rolls. Cheap, but they look fine once he has painted and added windows, doors, and other things to them.

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By Debradj from IL

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May 21, 20080 found this helpful

I would love to see photos!

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May 21, 20080 found this helpful

check out www.papertoys.com

There are lots of models you can print out. Not sure if the scale is right; but you can probably use a photocopy machine to enlarge them or make them smaller.

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