7 results found for 'Tim Peacock'

  • A Braithwaite Tank for Aylesbury

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 269 (2019)



    A Braithwaite Water Tank stands adjacent to the Aylesbury Town Shed which we featured in MRJ 207, and club member Tim Peacock offered to build a model of it for the Risborough Club's P4 layout. After seeing it at Railex and admiring its delicate delicate and fine supporting structure, we were looking forward to finding out more about its construction.

    Tags: scratchbuilding, water towers / cranes / pillars / columns

  • A Porter's Hut for High Wycombe

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 221 (2013)


    With the retaining wall at High Wycombe complete, Tim Peacock decided to use the same laser cutting technology to make his first building. With the help of club mates, he learned how to draw with AutoCAD, and then use the drawings to make his own kit of parts, choosing the Porter's hut as an ideal starting point from which to learn.

    Tags: buildings, laser etching, scratchbuilding, techniques

  • A quick upgrade of a Conflat and Container

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 230 (2014)



    Tim Peacock describes how he refined a Parkside Conflat A (Dia 1/067) IIT container wagon and Cambrian A-type container (C31)

    Tags: BR / British Railways / British Rail, kits, RTR / kit conversions, wagons

  • A Wall For Wycombe

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 207 (2011)



    A plain brick wall along the back of a scene sounds easy enough to model in 4mm, but Tim Peacock found that a realistic portrayal of this vital feature at High Wycombe required considerable thought and experimentation.

    Tags: buildings, lineside details

  • GWR Standard Water Tanks

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 275 (2019)



    After completing a water tank for Pendon Museum, Tim Peacock continued to build two more, one being for his own model of High Wycombe. Although standard, these models show how different a Great Western tank can be, but one standard etching can be used thoughtfully to represent various models.

    Tags: etched brass, GWR / Great Western Railway, scratchbuilding, water towers / cranes / pillars / columns

  • High Wycombe Down Building

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 267 (2018)



    We have followed Tim Peacock's well researched and beautifully crafted model of High Wycombe as it has developed. He has now built the Down Platform building and is currently working on the long canopy that will extend from it

    Tags: buildings, scratchbuilding

  • Twin Compos

    Tim Peacock

    Issue 243 (2015)



    Twin sets were used in the ex-LNER Marylebone outer suburban services to High Wycombe, so they were a must for Tim Peacock's developing model of the station. He commissioned an etch and now describes how he built them, using ideas that can be transferred more generally to the building of 4mm scale carriages.

    Tags: coaches, etched brass, LNER / London & North Eastern Railway