Dave’s Model Railway Progress (Update 5)

With Christmas just around the corner this will be the final update from Dave before the New Year. In part 5 of this series, Dave carries on adding details around his track. This video includes adding Dave adding static grass, a water effect to his canal, and some street lights to his layout. For the…

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Dave’s Model Railway Progress (Update 4)

Following on with Dave’s video series where he is completely re-doing his layout, we catch up with him making great progress on the top level of his layout. In this video he shows some tips on ballasting and adding in background walling; as well as some other bits and pieces. Enjoy the video For the…

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Dave’s Model Railway Progress (Update 3)

Carrying on with the series following Dave’s progress with his layout, this week we join him as, among other things, he looks at adding a canal, testing some trains and gives some tips on using flexi track. Sit back and enjoy the video For the previous part in this series click here. To start from…

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Ballasting N-Scale Track

A great way to add a ton of realism to your layout is to ballast your track. For many beginners the thought of ballasting track is quite scary, but in fact its a very simple process. As with everything else involved in model railroading it requires patience and practice. If you have never ballasted before…

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Dave’s Model Railway Progress (Update 2)

A few weeks ago we started following Dave as he began to completely remodel his fantastic loft layout. To see the first part of this series you can click here. In his latest update, Dave shows us how he has been getting on, as well as some tips and trips concerning using mod rock/plaster cloth…

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Making a Model Railroad Mountain

Adding mountains to your layout is a great way to give a layout some realism by creating depth and texture. They can be used purely as scenery or they can be incorporated into the track plan by having your track go around, on or through the moment. I’ve seen many different methods of making mountains…

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Dave’s Model Railroad Progress

As you may have seen in a previous post, one of my favorite modelers on YouTube, the very talented David Howarth, has dismantled his layout that was a good 5 years in the making and decided to start again. In his first update video since he has restarted we can have a look at how…

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Making Road Crossings

If you are planning on having roads on your layout then at some point you may want your roads to cross your track. As well as roads you  may also want to add car parks and larger concrete areas (especially if you are planning on modelling  an urban area and/or having industries on your layout).…

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