I’ve recently been paying around with video of my layout. It was while recording that I discovered this neat track laying aid.
Shortly after publishing a recent article on making stone bridges I got a number of messages from modellers wanting to know more about the vegetation seen in the photo. Here’s how I make my bushes.
One of the most common questions I get is how to maintain locomotives and track so trains run smoothly — I seemed to get a desperate plea for help daily over the last year. So rather than write another exhaustive how-to on the subject here are my favourite five tips that I’ve recommend most often during 2016.
Classic Christmas TV: It’s a Wonderful Life, Die Hard and Love Actually.
They’re my watch films during the holidays but if you have some more spare time between now and the New Year these are my eight fave train films and YouTube model railway tip vids to watch over a festive drink or two.
If you’ve seen some of the track cam videos over on YouTube and want to make your own but don’t want to go to the expense of equipping your train with a GoPro there are budget alternatives you can try.
‘Tis the season of goodwill and festive cheer, so let me brighten up your railway with this quick and cheap way of adding lights to your layout.
Want a stone bridge on your railway? You could go and buy a plastic kit… Or you follow these 7 steps and make you own.
I’m always on the prowl looking for ways to save money when building my model railways.