During the initial bench work construction for the peninsula, my wife came downstairs with her laptop connected to Skype. She was having a video telecon with her mom and dad. They wanted to see what I was doing. It was hard to explain what it was going to be, so I said, "just imagine a wet bar." Hence the new nickname for the Yuba Dam peninsula for the layout.
Here are two photos showing the construction progress so far.
|This is view that you get as you come down the stairs and look toward the layout to your left front.|
The hardboard strips on the floor will be the fascia trim pieces.
I haven't decided what color to paint the wet bar.
|This closer view shows the benchwork for Burnside Wharf, the coved harboard skyboard and the planned|
water surface for the Yuba Dam.
Once the sky board is done with spackling, the whole back wall will be painted with the Potomac River scene.
While the spackle was drying, I added some base scenery in the Clairborne Creek area. I'm trying to get some finished scenes while construction continues elsewhere.