Just got my first "G" Scale LBG and now would like some of the most important "do nots" that a beginner should know. Started by treating it like a "real" railroad in establishing a good level bed, with nice but not sharpe curves, then going to lay gravel down, leveling it with a long 2x4 to be sure it is as level as one can get it. Next the track will go down on that, wiggle it in a bit, use large gutter nails to hold it firmly in place. Of course the gravel will be kept in place with that rubber garden border such as I saw in the last Garden Railway Mag. But I would like to know the should "NOT DO" list that all beginners should know before they lay that final track.