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Old 26-03-2017, 05:35 PM   #11
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My take on the legs would be the end corner legs move them in about 6" down the left and right hand sides, you won't be kicking them and the side won't sag, the 2 inner legs move them in the the same amount and put a extra leg on the middle section in the middle, i assume the back is surported on the batten on a wall if its legs put them aa the back, the 3 base boards should be screwed and if its a fixed layout bonded with "No Nails" and screws........
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Old 27-03-2017, 05:13 AM   #12
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Ok, that can be done. The bracing will have to be altered a bit to give the legs the stability they would have had at the corners.
I had assumed free standing.
It may go against the wall but will have a back scene of hardboard or similar attached to the baseboard. I hope to get started on it later today. I hope the weather is as good as it is forecasted to be.
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Old 27-03-2017, 05:47 AM   #13
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Some ambiguity has crept in there and I am not sure I've understood what has been meant. Perhaps a diagram will show what I mean.
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Old 27-03-2017, 08:37 AM   #14
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My loft floor is the chipboard type so the bottom of the legs i bored a hole in the bottom inserted a Dowel bored a hole in the floor so the base of the leg can only move up or down leveling is washers placed on the dowel to increase the height of the baseboard.....
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Old 31-03-2017, 10:46 PM   #15
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Thanks for that info Tinker. I'll wait and see how unlevel the garage floor is after some insulation and carpet has gone down - later this summer (if we have one that is). I have started another thread for the making of the layout called ' A concensus of opinion'. Well it has to be. I'll have to rely on your contributions to get anything looking like a railway and the grand sons for inspiration .
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Old 31-03-2017, 11:12 PM   #16
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................ later this summer (if we have one that is). .........................
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Old 31-03-2017, 11:14 PM   #17
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I used these on the bottom of my baseboard legs, made levelling really easy.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Adjustable...item1a288473d6
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@TWD maybe another tomorrow - see I'm an optimist - sometimes .

@Itch Thanks, that is another way. I may have as many as 12 legs! Ouch !
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@Itch Thanks, that is another way. I may have as many as 12 legs! Ouch !
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I also have 12 legs was really easy to level, cost for 12 8.20 delivered
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Hi all. I have got a bit closer to garage insulation because we had an insulated roller garage door fitted to day (photo below). We have not changed the use of the garage and it can always revert if/when we leave now. I did the first floor panel insulation using 18mm ply fixed to 30mm batons. Over that will go carpet 1st used in the house, when all the floor is done. I will get thicker insulation boards for the ceiling. To allow the fitters more room to manoeuvre I had to remove the legs off the two end base boards and put them to one side.
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