How to remove fish plates / rail joiners – Sunday Scribbles

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rail joiner toolHow to remove fish plates without damaging your rails. Read Now

rail joiner tool

How to remove fish plates without damaging your rails.

Everything you want to know about 009 scale model railways

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Evaleight Light Railway 009No, 009 is not the successor to James Bond but the modelling of narrow gauge railways. Here’s what you need if you’re thinking of starting  Read Now

Evaleight Light Railway 009

Looking for a step up from OO gauge? 009 could be just what you’re looking for.

Tiny Terrific Track Tweaks : how to make your track work look better

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fish plate rail joinersI’m always on the lookout for ways to improve the look of my railways. Just recently I came across these fish plates and wow do they make a difference to track work.

Take a look and let me know what you think. Read Now

Track Bars

Make your model railway track look better with authentic fish plates, just take a look at these.

Model Making 101: Making Your Own Washes

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black ink wash stockIndispensable. Expensive. No Longer. Read Now

black ink wash stock

How to make your own model painting wash.

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

how to glue tinfoil

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

how to make model snow

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.