Hennock was inspired by my eldest daughter whilst sat on the platform of Staverton Station in Devon.
In an effort to get away from Ready to Run I chose 3mm scale to model this layout having previously exhibited a large Tri-ang TT layout. I hope the ramblings that all to frequently appear will be of use to you no matter what scale!
The track diagram shows a simple passing station with a couple of sidings. All track is PECO Hom-12mm gauge with turnouts operated by the wire in tube method. Control is provided by Gaugemaster HH with feedback.
Locos are mostly whitemetal kits running on etched chassis powered by Mashima 9/16 motors with Branchlines 40:1 gearboxes. Wheels are Markits with the latest 3mm Society products being introduced.
Coaches consist of Society 'B' Sets and coaches from etches by Worsley Works, Brynkits and 3SMR. A vast range of wagons are from the 3mm Society list with Finney and Smith providing the China Clay , Gunpowder and a few etched kits.
Hennock has appeared in Railway Modeller and Model Rail.
Please visit the links to the left - 3mm is the Premier Scale for modellers-


General view of Layout.The facia has since been varnished.

The Degree Inn

The Degree Inn
In recognition of my eldest Daughter's achievement. She is also the one who gave me the push to build the layout.

14XX and Autocoach

14XX and Autocoach
Shows Station building-based on Staverton.

Hennock Track Plan

Hennock Track Plan

Thursday, August 08, 2013

One more hole to fill.

 The last area to be 'filled' on Teignford is the space behind the Post Office.
This is a tapering footplate so the buildings will have to be low relief-or half a house.
As is usual, card is my prefered modelling medium and the majority of structures are made of this medium.
First job is to markout the front of the building- in this case it will be a shop with bay windows and a small forecourt. Well that's the plan anyway.
Once marked out then the windows and doors are cut out. The corners have a 45degree chamfer to hopefully let the corners be square!

The back is a simple job of measuring and cutting- only the chimneys to remember.
Then stick the back together- the front will be easier to work on 'flat'.
The bays will be assembled separately and then added to the shop front when completed.
The other decision is what finish? Brick or rendered?
I think I have enough 'Builder Plus' brickpaper to complete the row so assuming that these buildings were erected at the same time as the row of cottages they should blend in.

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