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Tony Galiani

I have trouble designing my projects and look to magazines for layout pictures and design ideas.  On my last trip to Japan, I found some model railway magazines but their emphasis seems to be more on rolling stock than on layouts.

I recently purchased several layout project magazines from Loco-Revue.  I like the pictures and designs - they help me visualize scenery and how the trains and track relate to the buildings and other elements on a layout.  I am thinking there must be some Japanese magazines like this but, so far, have no luck finding any.

Are there any available that I can shop for?

Ciao,

Tony Galiani

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Tony Galiani

Thanks.  Did a web search and, judging from the cover pictures I found, this seems to be close to what I am looking for.  I will look out for it on my next trip.

Tony Galiani

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cteno4

Great little book with 50 small layouts and nice sketches. Very inspirational.

 

jeff

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Tony Galiani

Thanks.  Adding it to my shopping list.  Hope it is still available.

Tony

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cteno4

Still in stock at Amazon. Funny they say oversize and it’s not a big book... shipping is like 50% higher now on it and it seems a tad more expensive than when I picked it up. It’s really a nice layout design book, perfect to just keep your juices flowing on ideas.

 

jeff

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defor

The same author also has been continuing the series of small layout designs in ebook addendums. If you have Kindle Unlimited on Amazon Japan they're also eligible as well:
https://www.amazon.co.jp/s?i=digital-text&rh=p_27%3A池田邦彦%2Cp_n_feature_nineteen_browse-bin%3A3169286051&dc&qid=1610400986

 

I should also recommend his twitter as he posts previews of many of his designs before he finishes each book:
https://twitter.com/yayotcha

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matt_d10
55 minutes ago, defor said:

The same author also has been continuing the series of small layout designs in ebook addendums. If you have Kindle Unlimited on Amazon Japan they're also eligible as well:
https://www.amazon.co.jp/s?i=digital-text&rh=p_27%3A池田邦彦%2Cp_n_feature_nineteen_browse-bin%3A3169286051&dc&qid=1610400986

I signed up for a free trial (or 3 months for 99p or something similar) to access these and there are some great plans in there! He's a very talented designer.

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Tony Galiani

Checked out the link and the pictures are actually giving me some ideas.  Really like the drawings - and nice to see that even small layouts can have plenty of interest.

Ciao,

Tony Galiani

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katoftw

Kato website has a vast liburary of layout plans

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