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1:87 scratch made Pooh’s Tree House miniature

So we have discussed how our massive Disney themed train table project was abandoned and we decided to shift all the builds to easily displayed mini dioramas.  These builds were done in the 1:87 HO scale meaning most of these buildings were 3-4" in height. All of them were scratch built by us using polystyrene… Continue reading 1:87 scratch made Pooh’s Tree House miniature

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HO Scale Miniature Haunted Mansion

When my daughter first expressed an interest in making a train table the first thing I thought of was building a Haunted Mansion.  It has been on the top of my list since the beginning.  I knew I needed to wait as the building would take some definite skill and precision.  The only other building… Continue reading HO Scale Miniature Haunted Mansion

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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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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