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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’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.

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.

Trains, Tanks and Trenches: model railways with a difference

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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

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

How to join and solder wires for the most reliable connections

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Wire soldering is a vital aspect of model railway engineering as poor joints won’t conduct electricity correctly (poorly running locos) and the wires will be prone to breaking. How’s here to join and solder wire correctly.

Legendary railway modeller John H. Ahern’s advice on the best material for landscaping

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Looking for the best material for landscape modelling? Here’s what one of the legends of model railway building used. Read Now

Looking for the best material for landscape modelling? Here’s what one of the legends of model railway building used.

How to make Hornby & Peco OO gauge track look more realistic

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Shedly YardHornby and Peco track is cheap and compatible with a huge number of trains but it has a problem. Read Now

Shedly Yard

Hornby and Peco track is cheap and compatible with a huge number of trains but it has a problem.