Posts Tagged ‘Model Making’

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]

Scratch Build: Slate Roofs

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make your own slate roofMost model railways are seen from above so roofs are one of the most important aspects but making realistic, credible, roofs is a skill that escapes many. Here’s a quick guide to making slate roofs from the model making guru behind the fabulous Bron HebrogĀ 009 layout. Read Now

Most model railways are seen from above so roofs are one of the most important aspects but making realistic, credible, roofs is a skill that escapes many. Here’s a quick guide to making slate roofs from the model making guru behind the fabulous Bron HebrogĀ 009 layout. Updated:25/08/17

How I Now Make My Own Plaster Cloth For Hills, Tunnels and Landscapes

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How to make your own plaster clothI’m a huge fan of plaster cloth. It’s messy, it works and it’s super satisfying but it also costs. Until now. Read Now

How to make your own plaster cloth

Plaster cloth

Walk Through – How I Created This Scene: scenery, track & viaducts – and Layout Progress

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model railway n gauge

My N gauge model railway continues with another hill scene diorama nearly completed. Here’s a quick walkthrough of how this was done and other recent progress on it. Read Now

model railway n gauge

What would you do differently? Here’s a quick walkthrough of how I modelled the hills, viaduct and track in a scene on my layout. How do you create yours? [Intermediate]

7 Steps To Laying Scatter + Help A Fellow Modeller

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laying scatterMike M. emailed in recently with what seemed like an easy question. Read Now

laying scatter

7 Tried and tested steps to better laying scatter, plus help a fellow modeller. [Intermediate]

Save money for your trains: make your own textured paint

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make your own textured paintIf you build brick, stone or brick models for your railway the finish is all important. Normal paint is okay but texture paint gives an infinitely better result. But what about that cost! Read Now

Save money for your trains, how to make your own textured paint. [Intermediate]

Make your own foliage

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make your owln foliage
How a chance email revealed my new favourite way of making foliage and it’s almost free.
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make your owln foliage

[intermediate] How a chance email revealed my new favourite way of making bushes and foliage and it’s almost free.

One for scratch builders

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Textures.com - brick paperIf you make your own buildings and walls this is a resource you’ll love.

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[Intermediate] Brick paper suppliers won’t like this free resource. If you’re a scratch builder book mark it now.