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Even the darkness will not be dark to you

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making model railway tunnelsHere’s a quick tip for anyone building on tunnels for their railway.

Here’s a quick tip for anyone building on tunnels for their railway. Updated:23/12/16

The Best Of Both – How To Lay Grass Mats With The Realism Of Static Grass

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How to lay model railway grass matsWant to quickly add grass to large areas of your railway using grass mats AND get the realism of scenic grass without the cost? 

Want to quickly add grass to large areas of your railway using grass mats AND get the realism of scenic grass without the cost?  Updated:19/04/17

5 Ways To Build Beautiful Hills On A Budget

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Messy Mountain - close encountersDoes your model railway hill building feel like mountain climbing…

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.

Does your model railway hill building feel like mountain climbing… 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. Updated:30/09/16

We’re Going To Need A Bigger Room – Monday Model Railway Factoid #7

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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.

Model Railway Mountains

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. Updated:4/06/15

DIY Budget Hedges – Thrifty Thursday Model Building Tip #3

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How to make your own model railway hedges, picture of finished  hedgeUsing 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.

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. Updated:21/05/15

Create Super Realistic Streams & Rivers For Your Model Railway In 5 Steps

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Model Railway Streams and RiversWater is a key feature of our environment so it should naturally be a key feature on your model railway but creating the a credible water look is surprisingly difficult. Here, in 5 easy steps, is how I do it on Landreath. Even better, this technique is surprisingly cheap while creating very realistic water.

Water is a key feature of our environment so it should naturally be a key feature on your model railway but creating the a credible water look is surprisingly difficult. Here, in 5 easy steps, is how I do it on Landreath. Even better, this technique is surprisingly cheap while creating very realistic water. Updated:13/09/16

The Dirt Cheap Technique To Creating Ultra Realistic Rocks and Cliffs

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cliffs model railwayLooking for way to add rocks, mountains and cliff faces to your model railway. Looking to do it on a budget? Here’s a dirt cheap technique to create ultra realistic rocks I’ve used on my railways

Looking for way to add rocks, mountains and cliff faces to your model railway. Looking to do it on a budget? Here’s a dirt cheap technique to create ultra realistic rocks I’ve used on my railways Updated:23/12/16

For the love of trees

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If you want your layout to look authentic and lifelike there’s a quick and easy tip you can use.

If you want your layout to look authentic and lifelike there’s a quick and easy tip you can use. Updated:27/09/16

Model Railway Trees: How To Make Your Own Trees In 5 Steps

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Look at any good model railway layout and you’ll see trees. Here, in 5 five easy steps, is how to make your own trees out of objects from around your home.

Look at any good model railway layout and you’ll see trees. Here, in 5 five easy steps, is how to make your own trees out of objects from around your home. Updated:11/04/15