Learning the skills to use card and plasticard to build your own structures means you can build unique items to enhance your layout. PAUL CHAPMAN shows how to build a simple brick built sub-station using wallet friendly materials.
Above: The finished substation building is simple but effective. Starting with a structure like this will build your skills to take on more complex projects.
SCRATCHBUILDING is a great pastime. Some find it daunting, but in this feature and accompanying video below I’ll be showing how to build a simple substation building which can be used on any layout from any region.