Hints, tips and products for model train and railway enthusiasts.
How to start
The Best Train Sets 2019
Setting up a train set
Building A Model Railway
From trainset to layout
Maintaining and Fixing
Sunday Scribbles: Keep your paint brushes for longer
February 24, 2019
If you do a lot of painting you'll undoubtedly go through a lot of brushes. I did. But not any more.
Sunday Scribbles: Madcapped idea for track cleaning
December 31, 2018
A daft idea that may make track cleaning easier. Has anyone tried it?
Add cropmarks to your fields and add novelty and realism to your layout: sunday scribbles
August 5, 2018
Here's a quick little tip to add realism and uniqueness to your layout.
Make your own mini-power sander: Sunday Scribbles
July 1, 2018
Here's a cheap way to make a useful mini-sander, ideal for smoothing edges of plastic models that are too delicate or small for typical off-the-shelf sanders.
The number one tip for successful DCC upgrades: Sunday Scribbles
June 17, 2018
Want great running DCC conversions of your analogue trains? He's an often overlooked tip that will dramatically improve DCC conversion performance.
An effective but surprisingly simple to making points look better: Sunday Scribbles
April 22, 2018
This is an effective but surprisingly simple tip to give your points a little bit of extra realism.
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?
Short and Sweet Sunday Scribblings: Free Brick Paper
March 6, 2016
Looking for quick, free, way to create brick and stone walls surfaces for your buildings?