Posts Tagged ‘Model Making’

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

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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 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!

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.

3 Model Railway Building Tricks You Can Learn From Blade Runner

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Three tricks used by the master model makers behind Blade Runner that you can use to improve your model railway.
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Three tricks the master model makers behind Blade Runner used in the movie that we can employ to improve our model railways.

Plant your buildings – Manic Monday Tip #2

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model railway buildings tipAnother quick job that can be carried out on your model railway when time is tight. Read Now

model railway buildings tip

Another quick job to improve the look and realism of your layout when you don’t have much time.

How to make your own scatter & why I’ll never buy scatter material again

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How to make your own scatterI’ll never buy scatter for my model railway again. Read Now

How to make your own scatter

I now make my own scatter and it’s so good I’ll never buy scatter again. Here’s how. [Intermediate]

Textured Rolling Pins – Useful for UK Model Railways?

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TEXTURED ROLLING PINGreen Stuff World’s textured rolling pins are a huge time saver for modelling stone and brick work in military modelling but can they be used for UK model railways? Read Now

A look at Green Stuf World’s textured rolling pins for clay modelling.

A master class in static grass (creating slopes)

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Static Grass TutorialStatic grass makes a world of difference to a model landscape but getting it right on slopes is more involved than you might think. Read Now

Static Grass Tutorial

A top modeller shares his technique for laying static grass in this master class. [Intermediate]