Construction Part One – Open Frames and Baseboards

65/425 open frames and baseboards, LH end of frame work and support with back scene.

65/425 Inner member of open frame screwed to wall and supported, and back scene.

Without a firm foundation nothing can be built. In his section I show how I set about constructing one for Hintock. First covered is the constructing the open frames and baseboard, then the basic superstructure.

As this is a semi-permanent layout I could use a structure secured to the walls to support the baseboard and as the house is of framed timber construction this was easy enough, More so as the layout is in my home office I wanted it to look tidy and to have access to the book shelves below. [Continue Reading…]