How To Guides & Tutorials

Modelling A Harbour or Quayside Scene In OO Scale
Harbour scenes are a great way to add interest to a model railway layout. In this guide, Iain walks us through the process of modelling and detailing a simple harbour scene.
Which is bigger - 1:35 scale or 1:72 scale?
Let us take the myth out of scales - what does Scale mean and why should we be concerned about it?
Weathering Scale Model Scenery Bowstring Bridges
A little weathering can go a long way and bridges are one structure that can really benefit from a little detailing with weathering powders. This simple guide walks you through the basic process of adding rust, dirt & grime to a girder bridge.
Modelling Wagon Loads In OO Gauge
Wagon loads add an extra dimension to a model railway. While trains do run empty in real life, an array of assorted loads add considerably to the operational interest of a OO gauge model railway layout.
What Is The Minimum Curve Radius For OO Gauge Track?
Generally, the recommended minimum radius is determined by the accepted Set Track standards in UK OO gauge modelling. But, similar to 3rd Class seating, the concept of 1st Radius curves is no longer considered to be of any use. So where does that leave...