The World Of Rail



Railroad Mugs

Get 20 and 30% discount on sets that you put together.

Model Buildings Free Samples

HO Scale model buildings with information about how to build them.

Click to get a free sample building.

Static Grass Applicator

How to build your own static grass applicator - CHEAP.

Plus a static grass applicator kit to make it CHEAP AND EASY.

Locomotive Models

Make some of the finest models that one can make using these fantastic plans.

Track Planning

Tips and hints on track planning and layout planning with scenery and bench construction plans for your scale model layout.

 

http://www.carendt.com/articles/secrets-of-designing-micro-layouts/

To start here are tools that you might find very helpful.

Sketchup

http://www.sketchup.com/

 

Sketchup to STL and DFX files

This is a free plugin for sketchup that is simple to install.

Convert Sketchup SKP files to DFX and STL

 

3rdPlanit

A paid system, but it is a CAD program as well and has a lot of capability.

http://www.eldoradosoft.com/

 

3rdPlanit Forums

http://www.3rdplanit.com/forum/

http://3pi.mrld.info/index.php

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/3rdPlanIt/info

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/small-layout-design/info?referrer=3rdPlanIt

 

http://3pi.mrld.info/index.php