My workshop consists of many tools, the most important are the milling machine, a Deckel FP1, and the lathe, a Weiler LZ280, both are older than I am myself. They originate from the 50’s of the last century, but are very stable, and German high quality tools !

This is a picture showing my workshop, some years back:

Details on both main machines are found here:

Deckel FP1 milling machine

Weiler LZ280 Lathe

Locomotive stand

In order to ease the constructions of my locomotives (so far 2 copies of a 3.5″ Narrow Gauge 0-4-0 Orenstein & Koppel style locomotive, and a Britannia 3.5″ to be finished), I investigated the options for a locomotive stand. The objective is to hold the locomotive stable and be able …