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l:87 Scratch Build Haunted Mansion Miniature with lights

On Aug 9 1969 the Haunted Mansion opened it doors for a press event and to the public 3 days later.  This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the ride.  To commemorate it and to kick off our this season's blogs of our Haunted Mansion themed builds we have redesigned the site with a new… Continue reading l:87 Scratch Build Haunted Mansion Miniature with lights

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1:87 scale scratch made Merida’s Ring of Stones from Brave

One of my daughter's favorite movies is Brave.  It was the theme of her birthday party the year it came out.  It was natural that she would want to include the magical stone circle from the film in our fictional train village.  This was the first build she did all by her self.  She sculpted… Continue reading 1:87 scale scratch made Merida’s Ring of Stones from Brave

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HO scale 1/87 miniature Lilo & Stitch house on custom base

Years ago we planned on making a massive 4'x8' train table with a fictional town made up of various Disney buildings from the parks and films.   We began to scratch build all of them by designing them and constructing them out of polystyrene.  We recently decided to abandon the idea of a train table as… Continue reading HO scale 1/87 miniature Lilo & Stitch house on custom base