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Old 02-10-2017, 07:36 PM   #11
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If you are good at making woodwork internal joints, my dad made me four wooden brackets which held my layout up. He always made sure that the layout would take someone's weight, and it did as when we were screwing on the heavy baseboards (One inch thick chipboard) we were both on the board so it took both of our weights at the same time. The layout had no legs.
My dad was a carpenter which did help.
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Old 02-10-2017, 08:20 PM   #12
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now that is a clever idea Steve , the upright of the bracket behind the layout / back scene -- Dave
The important bit is that the upright has four big screws securing it to the wall (in my case straight into the shed uprights) which spreads the load over a nice big area.
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Thank you for all of the ideas and replies. I have started a build thread with pics...... http://www.modelrailwayforum.co.uk/s...ad.php?t=12677
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