Atrain Posted May 24, 2022 Share Posted May 24, 2022 I used to love playing with trains on my parents kitchen floor when I was little. Now that I have my own house and plenty of space, I decided to start building a table for a layout in my basement. Definitely a long term project, but figured I'd start keeping track of what I'm doing to keep myself motivated to work on it. Here's what I accomplished this past weekend. Got some 2x3 boards for legs and 1x3 furring strips for framework. Cut some 1/8 in. plywood into two 4x4ft pcs. and one 2x4ft pc. to make the tabletops, with a 4x8 ft. pc. for the other top. Laying out the framework to make sure it fits. Nothing fancy, just butt joints. Don't forget to predrill the holes! Glue and drywall screws to hold everything together. Yea I know use wood screws but meh. It's what I got lying around. Finished 4x4 frame. Tabletop with pre-drilled holes to hold it on. More glue and screws. Finished 4x4 and 2x4 tables. The tables so far...there's a 4x8 ft table with a 4x4 ft table in the corner, followed by the 2x4 ft table and another 4x4 ft table to cap it off. Laid down a bit of track just to get a train running, but still need to level everything out, attach them to each other, add a foam base, and LOTS of other stuff. Hopefully get more work done this weekend. 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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