Readers Photos: More From Builder Kim

Here are some more photos from Builder Kim of his incredible scratch builds. “Hi Dan, Hers is a power station made from junk. Since the picture was taken it has been upgraded. I also have info on making those fences you see with barbwire. On part of my layout I do tests. Make a suggestion…

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Model Train Scenery: Making Mountain Methods

So this week I was looking into different methods of how to make mountains for your layout, and I came across a few different methods using foam. I’ll be honest, foam doesn’t feature to heavily on my layout (with the exception of using it as the base of my layout), as I’m a bit “old…

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Create your own Scenery : Model Railroad Print Out Buildings

As I have touched on in my last few posts, building the scenery for your layout is one of the most rewarding, enjoyable, and relaxing (for the most part) aspects of model railroading. And if you’ve been paying attention (I hope you have been) then you will see that not only is this scenery realistic,…

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How To Create Model Train Scenery Quickly And Easily

You can never get enough model train scenery tips… In this video Cody Grivno (Model Railroader Associate Editor) shows you how to create model train scenery quickly and easily. This wet scenery technique will create a landscape that will look sensational on any model train layout… and the technique will apply to any scale of…

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How To Make Rocks For Your Model Railroad Scenery

Want to create some rocks for your model railroad scenery that are easy to make and easy to paint? Then check out the video below because Woodlands Scenics provides the perfect solution using Lightweight Hydrocal and rock molds. Click the video to play and turn up your speakers… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28s6Peq_m3I[/youtube] Items used in the video: Lightweight…

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Scenery and Structure Basics For Model Trains

When you are getting started with model trains, it is easy to get carried away with the trains and the tracks themselves. However, part of what makes model trains such a great hobby is the scenery. The scenery that your model train will run through and over makes the whole layout interesting and it is…

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