31 results found for 'Laurie Griffin'

  • 7mm locomotive wheels

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 114 (1999)



    Laurie Griffen reviews Slater's, Walsall Model Industries and AGH Miniature Engineering 7mm locomotive whels

    Tags: locomotives, product reviews, wheels

  • And Now for Something Completely Different

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 235 (2014)


    2mm/2mm FS

    Laurie Griffin is one of the best known and most experienced exponents of the art of building small scale locomotives, having kit- and scratch-built countless examples in 4mm, S, 7mm, 1/32...but never 2FS. After months of blatant tempting, he finally cracked, and here he outlines some thoughts on his first 2mm loco.

    Tags: kits, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Cleaning up etched parts

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 212 (2012)


    Professional model maker Laurie Griffin sets about making sure we know the best tools for the job, how to use them, and where to buy them.

    Files, snips and knives.

    Tags: tools

  • Cullicudden, Highland Railway

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 21 (1988)



    Those exhibition-goers who enjoyed Laurie Griffin's delightfully atmospheric OO layout 'Crannach' will applaud his latest move - even deeper into glens and braes and over to EM finescale.

    Tags: HR / Highland Railway, layouts

  • Fitting Brake Gear

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 116 (2000)


    Laurie Griffin describes his technique for close fitting loco brake shoes

    Tags: locomotives, techniques

  • How to Make a Smokebox

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 260 (2018)


    Whether assembling a kit, or scratch building an engine, the question of how best to make a smokebox soon arises. Using his extensive experience of building engines professionally and for himself, Laurie Griffin shows us his preferred method. Although choosing to demonstrate with a 7mm engine, his approach will apply successfully to any scale

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, techniques

  • Loco Power

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 120 (2000)



    Highly respected and experienced model builder Laurie Griffin takes a look at some of the motive power he employs in his 7mm scale models and offers his thoughts upon their use.

    Tags: drive systems, locomotives

  • Measurements and Scaling Drawings

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 133 (2002)


    Technique for working from drawings in other scales

    Tags: drawings / plans, techniques

  • MRJ Workshop: Wantage Tramway No. 5

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 114 (1999)



    First steps in 7mm scratchbuilding.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives

  • MRJ Workshop: Wantage Tramway No. 5 - Part 2

    Laurie Griffin

    Issue 115 (1999)



    First steps in 7mm scratchbuilding

    Laurie Griffin continues construction of the Wantage Tramway loco 'Jane' in 7mm

    Tags: scratchbuilding, steam locomotives