What glue to use to stick tinfoil: Sunday Scribbles

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how to glue tinfoilWhat’s the best glue to stick Aluminium (tin) foil? It makes great corrugated roofing but how to glue it? Read Now

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What’s the best glue to stick Aluminium (tin) foil?

Humbrol Clear Gloss – What, How, Why

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humbrol clear gloss
Humbrol’s Gloss Clear is an often overlooked material for model making but it’s an incredibly useful and is far more than just a clear finish. Read Now

Humbrol’s Gloss Clear is an often overlooked material for model making but it’s an incredibly useful and is far more than just a clear finish.

Invaluable lessons we can learn from Sir Nigel Gresley

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Nigel GresleyTake some lessons from one of Britain’s most famous steam locomotive engineers. Your layout will thank you. Read Now

Nigel Gresley

Take some lessons from one of Britain’s most famous steam locomotive engineers. Your layout will thank you.

How to make snow

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how to make model snowWinter is coming… Fancy adding a seasonal touch to your layout? Here’s how to make snow that you can add to a model railway to give it that festive touch. Read Now

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Add a winter feature to your layout with this quick guide to making snow.

So the scenery starts: £35 project update

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dock £35 model railwaySince my last update, things have developed with the project; the dock has water; dock side & walls have been made and the track laid. Read Now

dock £35 model railway

Making dock side and walls, water and laying track.

Trains, Tanks and Trenches: model railways with a difference

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military modelling“They’re all the same dad” Read Now

military modelling

Trains, Tanks and Trenches, an idea for a model railway layout with a difference.

A Quick, Simple, Action To Make Your Railway Look More Realistic

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rails model railwaAdding that sought after ‘authentic’ feel to a model railway usually involves intricate and detailed model work. But there’s a quick, easy, and often overlooked action you can take that’ll bring a dash of realism without glue or paint. Hint, it involves rubbish. Read Now

A quick, easy, and often overlooked effect you can take that’ll bring a dash of realism to your railway without glue or paint.

How to fix your buildings down without fixing them down

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If you’re still building a layout and continually moving buildings around while working on it, this is for you. Read Now

If you’re still building a layout and continually moving buildings around while working on it, this is for you.

How to Make OO Scale Corrugated Roofing

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corrugated roofing model how to makeCorrugated sheeting is a common material on railway buildings, particularly in the late steam era, but how can you make it? Read Now

corrugated roofing model how to make

How to make OO scale corrugated roofing, don’t let the shop assistant see you!

The best aid to help see when your eyesight fades

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fancii head magnifierIt happens to us all. Some sooner, some later. But it happens. Read Now

fancii head magnifier

This is, without doubt, this best head magnifier I’ve come across.