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Kalmbach 12803 Building a Sectional Layout Book

Product Code: KAL-12803
Barcode: 9781627003803

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If you’re thinking about modeling a layout that will be easy to move, Pelle Søeborg offers how-to advice for building sectional benchwork, laying track, and much more!

Well-known author and modeling expert, Pelle Søeborg, introduces the sectional model railroad layout in his all-new book, Building a Sectional Layout. If you’re building for a specific spot in your overall layout, Pelle offers how-to advice for modeling sections, building benchwork, and laying track.

Using his Midwest layout, Pelle shares new techniques that can be applied to both sectional and stationary layouts, from design to final details. His addition of a grain elevator demonstrates why every layout should have a "signature" structure — a "wow" factor.

The book covers:

  • Planning and designing a sectional layout.
  • Building benchwork and laying track.
  • How-to advice for creating realistic scenery and structures (a bridge, farm fields, streets, highways, and more).
  • The importance of building a "signature" structure, using Pelle's grain elevator as an example.
  • Author: Pelle Søeborg
  • Size: 8.25 x 10.75
  • Pages: 96
  • Color photos: 450

Table Of Contents

  • Up’s Daneburg Subdivision:
  • A Sectional Layout With Atmosphere 4
  • It All Starts With The Benchwork 22
  • Laying The Track 26
  • Adding A Photo Backdrop 34
  • Creating A Rural Scene 38
  • Building A Bridge Scene 50
  • Constructing Realistic Streets And Highways 64
  • Modeling A Midwestern Town 72
  • Building a signature structure 78