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How to make reliable track-carrying bridges across baseboards

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Bridges between baseboards? Here are three components to spanning the gap. [...]

Six simple steps you can use to make glorious model mud

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Mud glorious mud. Or it is until you try to recreate it in model form. Here are six simple steps you can follow to make marvellously messy mud.   [...]

Garden Railway Buildings – The Best Materials To Use

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"Honey, do we have money in the railroad budget for replacing the movie theater building"? Why do we need to replace it, it's only three years [...]

How to make your own buildings

Looking to save money in the construction of your railway and want lovely buildings to complement your track and trains without the cost of buying pre-made [...]

Hornby, Peco or Gaugemaster Track Pins | Which Should You Use?

What's the difference between one track pin and another? You wouldn't think much, but there are important variations between the pins from Peco, Hornby [...]

Achieving An Authentic Finish For Model Railway Buildings

Looking to add a stunningly detailed and authentic finishing to your buildings? Get your paint brushes ready... [...]
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