OC Bridges Orangethorpe Tustin/Rose Construction Update 5

A lot has happened since my last update on the OCTA OC Bridges construction project at Tustin/Rose. In my last post, the section over the train tracks hadn’t been put into place yet. I was wondering how they were going to add that section, and in October I found out! They brought in a big […]

HO scale train table layout mountain and scenery

I was able to do more work on my HO scale train table layout mountain and scenery. As this was the first time I’ve done scenery I was a little apprehensive, but I decided to just dive in. I taped up the rock castings and sprinkled grasses all over the mountain. The lid on the […]

Stormtrooper Doopydoo’s E11 blaster scope

After building out a Rubie’s Stormtrooper E11 blaster, I was ready to try putting together a Doopydoo’s E11 blaster kit. I was disappointed with the scope on the Rubie’s blaster, so the first thing I wanted to do was make the scope on the Doopydoo’s more realistic. This included hollowing it out and using real […]

Update on my HO scale train table layout

It’s been a long time since I had an update on my HO scale train table layout, and that is mostly due to the fact that I haven’t actually done anything on it. Over the last several months I tried setting aside some time to work on it, mostly creating the mountain and tunnels on […]

Octonauts Creatures A to Z song lyrics

So my son has been really into the cartoon Octonauts (as well as sea animals in general). One of the songs that we found on YouTube is called Octonauts: Creatures A to Z in which one of the characters lists all of the animals they’ve encountered throughout the show. It’s actually pretty catchy but hard […]