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Wordless Wednesday (Parkside, Shades of Grey)

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Wordless Wednesday (oxfords)

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The Impressionists IV

Keeping to the theme of making things that look like something else, here’s a part converted Airfix LMS Brake Van. I have three of them two fitted and this one which was unfitted and had been pulled apart for test … Continue reading

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The Impressionists III, & Even More Shades of Grey

More shades of grey have appeared in the workbench. As part of a makeover of a Hornby Railroad Class 40 I’ve tried out a technique used by a number of military modellers called pre shading. The picture above shows the … Continue reading

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Several Shades of Grey, Some Say, as Many as Fifty …

In another ’15 minute hero’ heres how to get a better looking planked finish to a wooden floored wagon such as bogie bolsters or flat wagons. As you can see from the image below (Mainline Bogie Bolster), the ready to … Continue reading

Posted in 3f, Airfix, Bachmann, Branch Line, brassmasters, British Rail, Canon G10, Chris Nevard, Eastern Region, Exhibition, GNR, Great Western, hobbies, Hornby, Kalmbach, Layout, life, LMS, LNER, Midland Region, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, Modelling, Narrow Gauge, OO Gauge, paint, Railex, Scottish Region, shades of grey, Southern Region, Uncategorized, Western Region | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments