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Model railroad bench tops made easy with foam

For model train layouts extruded-foam insulation board is more than just a scenery material
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Foam roadbed panels
Lance Mindheim has found that extruded foam roadbed panels can easily be glued to traditional open grid benchwork. The foam board can also be laminated to a wide flat surface like a hollow-core door.
Plywood has been the primary material for model railroad bench tops for many years. But in many situations, I’ve found that extruded-foam insulation board is a viable alternative for bench tops built on either flat surfaces or open grids. With proper support, the rigid foam can easily hold anything a modeler may want on a layout.

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