Issue 176 2007 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
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London Road Models 4mm brake van kit, Radio Spares' wheel blackening pen, Cambridge Custom Transfers mutiple scale transfers, DJH Model Loco RTR 7mm locomotives,
Finescale in the Garden
Painter supreme Alan Brackenborough takes us on a tour of his 7mm scale garden railway - a masteriece of balance and proportion, an object lesson in awareness of the possibilities of space. Like everything Brack does, it's beautifully conceived and executed, the perfect showcase for his ever-growing collection of exquisite hand-built models.
Two Houses For Penhelig
Geoff Taylor builds a pair of 4mm scale detached houses with an unmistakeably Welsh flavour.
Iron Ore Hoppers - a neglected species
Geoff Kent begins his survey of some of the more commonplace (but rarely modeled) ironstone wagons.
Part 1 of 3. Continued in issue 182.
Simplicity itself - a postwar 3F
Whether in prototype or model form, was there ever a more uncomplicated workaday locomotive than those Johnson/Deeley 3Fs? Tom Mallard tries out some new constructional ideas with his P4 version.
Using coloured wood varnishes 'exactly as it says on the tin', Martyn Welch shows how he has achieved a superbly realistic simlated teak finish on a pair of Gresley coaches in 7mm scale.
No. 114, Edward Pease, a Stockton & Darlington passenger locomotive, scratchbuilt in P4 by Bob Hetherington.