I’ve just read about a great idea that I haven’t seen before. It’s from the book “Scenic Modelling” by John de Frayssinet and if you haven’t got this book I really recommend it to any model makers.
Posts About Scenery
While trains are the centre of attention on my railways it’s small scenery surrounding the track action that I most enjoy making. They lend legitimacy to a railway while being easy to create. And one of the easiest and most interesting scenic features you can add is a cave.
This is perhaps my favourite tip of the year! It’s a simply brilliant way to create outstandingly realistic walls, tunnel entrances and bridges for model railways yet is, surprisingly, not well known.
If you want to bring your model railway to life you’ll want grass. But there are hundreds of makes and types to choose from. Here’s what you need to know.
Want to quickly add grass to large areas of your railway using grass mats AND get the realism of scenic grass without the cost?
In the rain…
If you want beautiful hills and valleys but are struggling with ugly bumps that look like lumpy mole hills and messy disasters these budget techniques by model making gurus are for you.
Struggling with Papier-mâché and plaster on your layout? Spare a thought for these model railway builders from Germany,California and New Jersey who build the biggest model train mountains.
Using the pre-made commercial hedges on your model railway can be expensive what if there was a way to get hedgerows for a few pounds. Here’s how you can make your own.