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The Fiber Guild's Interview with Michael Smith

The Fiber Guild's Interview with Michael Smith

Michael joined the Fiber Guild interview schedule on Facebook providing a stimulating discussion of the history of the town he modeled where he  gr...

The Fiber Guild's Interview with Steve Juranics

On Friday, March 26th 2021, we released the video of an interview with Steve Juranics on the Facebook Fiber Guild.  Steve has a lot of experience w...
How Many Fibers of Different sizes fit in a Lamplighter™ 1 or 2?

How Many Fibers of Different sizes fit in a Lamplighter™ 1 or 2?

How to plan your LampLighter 1 or 2 usage with different diameter fibers.

Paul McCarty Interviewed on the Fiber Guild!

Paul McCarty joined us in the Fiber Guild on Facebook (Fiber Guild) and talked about all the creative ways he is using fiber optics.  According to ...
Illuminating Flag Poles & Creating Spotlights with Fiber Optics

Illuminating Flag Poles & Creating Spotlights with Fiber Optics

When you want to add a lit-up flagpole to your layout I had a playground and it was begging for a flag pole.  So I ordered one of the Just-Plug® F...

Drill sizes for our Lamplighter™ products

Whilst each product on our site has an indication of the best hole size to use for each, here is a useful table to use as a guide.  A snug fit is r...
Dwarvin Featured in January MRR 2021 Magazine

Dwarvin Featured in January MRR 2021 Magazine

In the January 2021 issue of Model Railroader Magazine, pages 56-58 Paul McCarty described his experience with using the fiber optic system from D...
How to Size and Space Out Lights on a Model Train Layout

How to Size and Space Out Lights on a Model Train Layout

When deciding on how to place lights on a layout it is important to consider how prototypical you want the layout to look.   This blog provides typical scaled size of lights for N scale layouts, HO, ON30 and O Gauge, as well as recommended spacings.

How to Light a Building with the Lamplighter System in 5 Steps

How to Light a Building with the Lamplighter System in 5 Steps

Forget LED's! Learn how to light a building with the Lamplighter System in 5 steps.
How to fix uneven lighting from a Lamplighter box

How to fix uneven lighting from a Lamplighter box

Sometimes you will find that not all of the fibers inserted into a Lamplighter box  provide an even light. Most of the time this is due to only a...
Lighting your cars with Fiber Optics

Lighting your cars with Fiber Optics

Well, it is a simple task once you’ve done it several times!! In this paper I will demonstrate a simple way to put lighting into you cars, head, ta...

Garden Lighting Coming Soon

We at Dwarvin know that wired lights in a garden environment are less than desirable due to the effect that weather can have on the wiring, no matt...
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