Scratch build 20 x J wagons https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/ Scratch build 20 x J wagons Hand made jig for making sides, ends and gate https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175715781 175715781 Semi completed sides and gates https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175715782 175715782 Finished side, 1 of 40 https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175715783 175715783 Side doors - 4 per wagon The finish of making 80 door frames to the 20 wagons, have started putting the 2 boards on them and then put 2 rods above the boards to complete the styrene side. Later all have to have a .3 hand rail inserted https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=177181702 177181702 Brass etch chassis sheet Doing all the rivets on my rivet press https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178537046 178537046 Chassis head stocks Decided to do these on the chassis instead of a one piece end, this way all can be soldered together and be a finished unit. https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178537047 178537047 One completed chassis build Took 15-20mins to fold up and a little finishing time of solderings the folds to strengthen, adding the headstocks, hooks-n-chains, brake hoses and couplers. https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178537048 178537048 working on the sides Putting all the vertical rods in place https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178849134 178849134 Styrene J wagon build - sides Making of 40 sides https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181276091 181276091 #2 of 20 chassis completed Chassis is a 'Marks Model Works' (MMW) one piece folding chassis https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178849133 178849133 Styrene J wagon build - ends Making of 40 ends - 2 different styles https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181276093 181276093 40 sides and 80 doors Nearly all done, just got 19 sides to add the doors on. https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=178849132 178849132 Styrene J wagon build - sides & ends 40 ends and 40 sides ready for assemble https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181276092 181276092 J wagon Styrene build - sheep Making the patten for moulding https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=183572548 183572548 First fit Side view of the body sitting on the MMW 1 piece brass etch fold chassis A good fit, now to make the floors from styrene sheet. https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179665874 179665874 Styrene J wagon build - 20 body shells What 40 J bodies or 2400+ cut bits of styrene look like. https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181276095 181276095 J wagon Styrene build - sheep Trial fit of the patten https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=183572549 183572549 First fit End on view https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179665875 179665875 Styrene J wagon build - body fit A trial fit to a MMC chassis https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181276094 181276094 J wagon Styrene build - sheep First mould make and cast https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=183572550 183572550 First fit Cardboard (temp) flooring https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179665876 179665876 Styrene J wagon build - consist look 20 laid out in row to see length of consist, can't wait to finish the other 16 chassis's https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=181276090 181276090 J wagon Styrene build - sheep First sheep cast trial fit https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=183572546 183572546 First fit End on view https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=179665877 179665877 J wagon Styrene build - sheep So far 6 cast been mde - all looking good https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=183572547 183572547 Making the ends 2 different styles https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180621683 180621683 4 body side now put together Will now start assembling the bodies along with each chassis kit https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180621682 180621682 Styrene J wagon build Start made on the 1st painting stage https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=182827699 182827699 Completed brass etch chassis https://nzrmodeling.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=180621684 180621684