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Don’t let model making put you in hospital
September 16, 2020
It won't do for me. Now.
Wet pallets: a must have painting accessory
September 9, 2020
If you haven't aren't using a wet pallet you're missing out.
How a Blue Peter favourite can help with your layout construction
December 27, 2018
They've been around for years and are a mainstay of crafters but Velcro and double-sided sticky tape are a godsend for model railways too.
How to outmanoeuvre the carpet monster
July 28, 2018
In the threads of my carpet lives a monster.
The undercover model railway: reader question
June 17, 2018
Regular reader Ed recently contacted me with an unusual question so I thought I'd throw it out to the Model Railway Engineer community.
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