How To Guides & Tutorials

The Start Of A Diorama - Beginner's Corner
Hello everyone, Sam from Scale Model Scenery here. In this blog, blogs to come and a video series, I'm going to be documenting progress on my first ever diorama. 
What is the difference between 009 and N Gauge?
Are you confused between OO9 and N Gauge? What is 009 narrow gauge? How big, or small, can I make a 009 layout? Read all the answers here.
Modelling Level Crossings: Real Life Inspiration
Level crossings are an integral part of a railway and make for a great scenic feature on any layout, from the steam era to today's modern railways. 
Model Railway Overhead Lighting
Decent overhead lighting for your model railway layout can transform its visual appearance more than you think, bringing the colours and textures to life. Find out how.
5 Ways To Model Realistic OO Gauge Pavements
Pavements are an essential part of any street scene on a model railway layout or diecast diorama. In this post we take a look at 5 ways to model realistic OO gauge pavements.