Follow along as Model Railroad Academy contributor Ron Marsh builds a small wood craftsman structure kit from start to finish. Throughout the series, Ron demonstrates multiple kit building techniques that can be applied to similar wood kits. In this episode, we begin by getting familiar with the parts of the kit. Ron prepares the parts and sands any that need adjustment for fit. He also treats the wood parts on both sides with an India Ink solution to create a weather wood effect for later steps. Make sure to watch the rest of the series for steps on finishing the kit.
N-Scalers took center stage on the latest Track Talk Live with MRA Editor Steve Doyle and model railroad expert, Doug Hodgdon. Responding to a host of questions submitted live, Steve and Doug discussed DCC, speaker baffles for sound, adding weight to improve traction, track cleaning devices and even creating custom liveries and logos for our…Watch Now >>
August’s Track Talk Live with MRA’s Allen Keller, Doug “Clickety” Hodgdon and Steve “Clack” Doyle featured a wide range of topics including news from the recent NMRA Convention, advances in decoder technology and how to foster the growth of model railroading among young boys and girls. Participants from as far afield as Australia, Brazil, South…Watch Now >>
Thank you for joining us for our inaugural Model Railroad Academy Live Event! If you missed the show, you can watch the recap here. The show featured a lively exchange of tips, information and insight from special guest Allen Keller, the pioneer of model railroad video production. Managing Editor/Moderator Steve Doyle and Associate Editor Doug…Watch Now >>