Trip to the "big" city for bolts for the frame to hold the layout. I can't wait to get this messy construction done so it will be safe to remove the dust cover from everything else.

Discovered that two joints need reinforcement. Base just flexes too much. More bracing in the corners and all is well.

Base for layout is done. Now the fact that the order to the manufacture for all the turnouts are on back order is becoming an issue.

Uploaded the Train Thing to the web for a quick test. Turns out that to use TrueType Fonts in the graphic everything needs to be updated. This should be fun.

Project layout base in the up position

Bare Project base in the down (normal) position