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Railway table glass.

June 7th, 2015

I finally got organised and ordered the glass for my railway table! I got a piece of 8mm thick, toughened glass for it which cost $416 NZ. Was well worth it though. First I had to prepare the edges where the glass sat. The drop to the tongue on the old floorboards making up the top […]

Railway table access panel.

February 15th, 2015

Since I am soon starting a new job and will be working from home I really want to get the glass for my railway table so I have somewhere to set up my laptop to work on. Before I can get the glass I needed to make the access panel in the bottom of the […]

A model railway dining table – Part 11.

August 24th, 2014

The table is finally nearly finished. Joss came up with some screws for the corners, the sides and the castors. I added two counter sunk screws to each corner from underneath. For the sides I worked out a nice pattern using magnets to see what different spacings would look like. In the end I just […]

A model railway dining table – Part 10.

August 16th, 2014

Friday night I didn’t plane the top. I sanded it with the random orbit sander and that worked great. I then glued the corners. I had to make a few minor adjustments to get everything square. The fit isn’t perfect but I was more concerned with making it square. I weighted it down with handy […]

A model railway dining table – Part 9.

August 14th, 2014

Tonight after work I went to New Lynn to get a new router bit. I got the widest I could, 25mm. I came home and gave it a try and it worked great! I used 4mm ply as my spacer this time which was just enough to remove the bevel on the boards. I cut […]

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