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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

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Creating a HO scale model train table miniature of Al’s Toy Barn from Pixar’s Toy Story 2

Imagine a towering toy story with an elaborate theme that is full of aisles bursting with toys.  It may sound like fantasy or something made for an animated film but not too long ago it was a common occurrence.  When I was a child there was a chain of toy stores called Children's Palace. It… Continue reading Creating a HO scale model train table miniature of Al’s Toy Barn from Pixar’s Toy Story 2

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Scratch Building Disney’s Rapunzel’s Tower miniature from Tangled in HO Scale

Leave it to Disney to take a 200-year-old German fairy tale and breathe new life into with and unshakable spirit while the protagonist wields a frying pan with a pet chameleon.  On the surface that pitch may sound a bit iffy but Tangled took the country by storm.  It did well at the box office… Continue reading Scratch Building Disney’s Rapunzel’s Tower miniature from Tangled in HO Scale

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DIY Gravity Falls Mystery Shack miniature HO Scale Model Train Set

Gravity Falls.  I can't say enough about this show.  I truly miss it and honestly don’t think there are has been a program that both my daughter and I both loved so much and so equally.  There are a lot of shows one of watches because the other loves it and we want to spend… Continue reading DIY Gravity Falls Mystery Shack miniature HO Scale Model Train Set