Posts About Model Making
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.
Looking for quick, free, way to create brick and stone walls surfaces for your buildings?
“There’s a light at the end of every tunnel” says the old adage. Yet for anyone who’s tried adding a tunnel to their model railway it can sometimes seem a very faint light. Here’s my guide to making tunnels for your railway, the trauma free way.
Looking for an easy way to make budget models for your railway? An ultra-ingenious and fun new tool promises to revolutionise your model making yet costs less than a second-hand Hornby train.
Look around any English landscape – town or countryside – and you’ll see gardens so why not on your model railway. But that was easier said than done until now.
I’m constantly on the look out for tiny plastic people in new or unusual positions that will add interest to my model railway. While browsing the other day I noticed the Preiser Adam and Eve combination kits for Gauge 1. This set me thinking about making OO and N scale figures.
At long last I’ve got around to starting on the foam board scratch-build of my Tin-mine engine house.
Adding 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.