Background scenery for wooden railway toy

Discussion in 'Dioramas & Displays' started by Markus Schweizer, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. Hello,

    two years ago we bought a house and we had and still have a lot to reapir and renovate, so unfortunately there is not much time left for the modeling hobby. Of course, I take care to have time to play with my son (5 years old).
    We like to play with his wooden railway toy. For this I made a papercraft background scenery with horses and cows; my son likes it.

    It has been available at west japan railways:
    Unfortunately it is no longer available on the homepage at the moment,
    but on the web archive You can see that it has been there.

    To fit the size of the wooden rails I printed it a little bigger than the original scale and added some cardboard on the back to strengthen it.
    It is not a real big model, but perhaps a nice idea for some of You to play with their children.

    Kind regards

    Markus Schweizer

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  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    That is REALLY COOL!!!
    What a GREAT IDEA!!!
    Thank you for sharing this with us.
    I am sure that there will be QUITE A FEW fathers out there that will do the very same thing!!
  3. ----zathros---

    ----zathros--- -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    That is really a great idea. You son's imagination must really make that track come to life. I love this kind of post. It's just great! :)

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