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A quick & proven method for making modelling putty / paste
December 11, 2020
Just a quick and proven tip to making your own modelling putty when you need to fill a hole on a model or miniature and have run out of, or can't get, your
The best glue for metal miniatures
November 10, 2020
While plastic minis are now the most common, historically, miniatures were made of metal and many still are. For such figures, normal glues won't work. Here's
The best recipe for the ballast glue
April 9, 2019
What is the best glue for model railway ballast? Find the answer here.
What’s the best glue for paper card models from Metcalfe etc
October 25, 2018
Few model railway questions have such an absolute answer as this.
A hot little tip for keeping your glue flowing
September 29, 2018
I use a lot of Revell Contacta glue. It's ideal for all manner of model making jobs. But there's a problem with them.
What is the best glue for laying track – Hornby or Peco, it’ll hold both
August 24, 2018
Today, I'm going to answer one of the most common questions that pops up in my mailbox and in the Model Railway Engineer community group. What's the best glue
How to make scenic cement: my foolproof 3 part recipe for the best ground cover
June 1, 2018
There's a lot of misunderstanding around scenic glue but it's surprisingly simple once you know how to make it.
What glue to use to stick tinfoil: Sunday Scribbles
November 12, 2017
What's the best glue to stick Aluminium (tin) foil? It makes great corrugated roofing but how to glue it?
What’s The Best Glue For Polystyrene / Stryofoam
September 5, 2016
Just a quick post on the what is the best glue for Polystyrene and Styrofoam expanded foam sheets, both hugely popular for making landscapes, hills and
What’s the best glue for…
February 9, 2015
Glue is a key component of any modellers tool kit. But there are so many different types available. Here's a quick run down of the major types of glue you'll
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