Related links for Online station column for 2015

A list of links from our "Online station" column
February 2015 issue

Build your hobby skills

Instructables 2014 concrete contest winners: instructables.com/contest/concrete2014/

“Shakkei,” or borrowed landscape technique: tinyurl.com/Shakkei

Ideas for your backyard: buzzfeed.com/peggy/brilliant-outdoor-ideas

Workshop humor: sheldoncomics.com/archive/140801.html

Building ships in bottles: youtu.be/sk1IRhmcVR4

Railroad dioramas: tinyurl.com/TrainDioramas
April 2015

Documentaries and train whistles

Steam-powered rotary snowplow documentary: video.pbs.org/video/2365218614/

Steam-whistle documentary: http://trainmasters.tv/video-player/tmtv-2013-12-act-iii

Make a prototype train whistle: mdwhistles.com

Half-size prototype train whistle: www.mintzwhistles.com
June 2015 issue

Prototype inspiration

UTLX tank cars: tlx.com/pdf/TankCarHistory.pdf

Container cars: youtu.be/z7l6AQN1KV0

Grain elevators: grainelevatorphotos.com
August 2015 issue

The Maker Movement

Makezine website: makezine.com

Robot from Maker Faire: makezine.com/building-up-to-maker-faire

Weathering with paint: makezine.com/projects/simple-paint-weathering-in-3-easy-steps

Ray Dunakin's website: raydunakin.com

GRW's digital magazine: http://grw.trains.com/digitaleditions
October 2015

Workshop tips and techniques

Making your own tools: homemadetools.net

Strong bonds on wood: youtu.be/_vIszsybR4M

Techniques in working with plastic: tinyurl.com/plastic-finishing

Two-part expanding polyurethane foam tutorial: instructables.com/id/Casting-Flexible-Polyurethane-Foam

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