Clinician: George Phillips

CLINIC:  Home-Made Tools and Fixtures for Model Railroads
DAY:  Saturday TIME4:00-5:00p
ROOM:  Berwyn
DESCRIPTION: The clinic will show tools and fixtures / jigs that I have made to assist in repair, adjusting, setting up, and building model railroad equipment and layouts. Procedures and techniques for using the tools will be demonstrated.

 

 

About the Clinician...

     I have had some sort of model railroad since the age of three. Started with Marx three rail, then on to HO, then N. When our children wanted a train set I went back to HO and have remained in that scale. In 1990 along with two other gentlemen, founded the “Saint Alban’s Railroad Fellowship”, a men’s ministry of Saint Alban’s Church in Newtown Square, PA. The layout started in a small corner and has expanded to fill a 50’ by 80’ room. I model the Eagles Mere narrow gauge railroad which is a small part of the layout.
     I also have an interest in machining and tools used in the modeling and machining trade. After retiring, my wife Sue and I downsized to a smaller house so there is no room for a layout. I have a model building room and a small wood shop to keep me occupied while I’m not at Saint Alban’s Model Railroad.

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