How To Guides & Tutorials

How To Guides
Does a OO gauge layout fit on a 6ft x 4ft board?
Will a layout really fit on a 6ft by 4ft board? Read here to find out if this traditional board size is still suitable for today's models.
How To Use Static Grass On A Model Railway Layout
Static grass is your secret weapon when it comes to creating Realistically Better scenery for your model railway landscape. Find out how you can use it to great effect on your layout.
Market Day - Creating a Market Scene in OO Scale
Adding a market scene to your OO gauge model railway or 1:76 diorama can really help bring a town or village centre to life. And it's surprisingly easy to do with our new Market Day Scene.
Create A Unique Model Railway Backscene
Backscenes can make or break a layout. Fortunately, there is an abundance of pre-printed backscenes to choose from. Whether you prefer rural and countryside settings, modern industrial areas, coastal regions, or mountains, pretty much everything is covered....
Modelling Lineside Vegetation: Adding Thistles & Bracken To Your Model Railway
Bring your lineside scenes to life with thistle tufts & bracken. It's easy to do and adds that extra touch of realism to your lineside scenes.