Road surfaces

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Hi,

I have a small section where I’d like to lay a road surface on my outdoor line, I’m after some inspiration, any pictures of your garden railway roads would be appreciated !
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Roof felt or real tarmac from a diy shop is my suggestion….
 

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Finer surfaced roofing felt is good. On my line, I used spare floor tiles, to simulate a concrete finish, which has the advantage that I can walk on the road, for access. Resin-bonded gravel can look good too, though it is pricey and needs to be put down in warmer weather, on a well supported foundation.
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Finer surfaced roofing felt is good. On my line, I used spare floor tiles, to simulate a concrete finish, which has the advantage that I can walk on the road, for access. Resin-bonded gravel can look good too, though it is pricey and needs to be put down in warmer weather, on a well supported foundation.
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I like the Jeep Martyn!

Is it a repaint of something....
 

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I use roofing felt for sheds 20221013_144215.jpg
 

viaEstrecha

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I like the Jeep Martyn!

Is it a repaint of something....
I think it was an Italeri 1:24 kit, built as supplied, with my own decals and rebadged as a Spanish-built Wilys-Viasa jeep. There were lots of nice extras left over, to go in the bits box, too.