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Clay Hills International is a fictional location, influenced by several real life locations, with a dash of artistic licence thrown in for good measure.

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So... Progress...

Posted 31-10-2016 at 09:40 AM by Ginger The Hutt
The ceiling is nearly complete! Which means my mind has switched over to planning the various stages of the layout build.

However I am already coming up against issues which I thought I had licked, and it turns out that I have in fact, not worked out how to defeat them yet.

My original plan consisted of using kitchen cabinet carcasses to form a solid base for the layout. Which is fine: Easy to build, easy to level and job's a good un. However, I had not accounted for the floor in the Hut not being level, to the point that the cabinet legs don't have a great enough variance in height available for me to do the job, straight on their out of the box legs.

So the up shot is that I am actually going to have to get handy with the tools and actually partially construct a frame to support the layout.

Had you said this too me, some months ago, I would have cringed at the thought, however, now after several months of work with the tools and I am actually quite looking forward to the challenge.

I promise I will actually be building the layout in the next week or so!
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This is where things stand currently. I am going to B&Q tonight to buy wood... ^_^

Posted 07-11-2016 at 12:22 PM by Ginger The Hutt Ginger The Hutt is offline
 
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