I Am Board!

Well technically, I have boards. I really am not board. But I was finally able to gather up the few boards I need to make the framework for my very small N-Scale trolley layout. What you see in the picture is the 2′ x 4′ baseboard and then the various pieces of the side frames that are made of 1″ x 4″. Which brings me to the maddening point that lumber measurements are not real measurements! A 1″ x 4″ board is actually 3/4″ x 3/5″. What is with that? Why do they get to have false advertising and everybody else has to play by the rules?

No matter though, I have it all figured out and shall start assembling all the bits and pieces into the framework later today or over the weekend. Then I can really prepare to mark out the track plan on the baseboard and get working!