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Make your own foliage

make your owln foliage
How a chance email revealed my new favourite way of making foliage and it's almost free. [...]

The Cheapest Technique For Making Model Trees

Making model trees for N and OO gauge model railways
I go full Blue Peter for this tip. [...]

Building Forests On A Budget

making model railway forest
I've just read about a great idea that I haven't seen before. It's from the book Scenic Modelling by John de Frayssinet and if you haven't got this book I [...]

How to make your own trees, a new technique

make your own trees
I've covered making trees here before but I'm always on the look out for new techniques. I recently came across this approach and have been impressed by [...]

Make Your Own Tree Stumps And For Free!

Twiggs to be used for making model tree stumps
Take a look at any railway banks, you'll see stumps and branches where trees have been cut back to prevent damage to passing trains and prevent falling [...]

How to make model trees on a budget

seafoam trees
Looking to build a model railway on a tight budget? Here's the first in a new series on making model railways when you're on a tight budget, starting with [...]

Why add trees to a model railway

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

How to make model trees

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. [...]