• model railroad paints
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    When it comes to designing and finishing the buildings on a model railroad layout, attention to detail, a steady hand and a bit of patience can take your structures from average to outstanding. If you’re committed to putting in the time and energy to create realistic buildings, you’ll notice a big difference in the way

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    Just because your layout scene is complete, doesn’t mean you can’t go back at a later date and add additional details. In this video, Erik Bergstrom takes you through the creative process of adding additional detailing to a popular Turtle Creek Central Project Railroad. See how adding decals and weathering using pastel chalks can be

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    Well, it turns out Allen Keller has a nickname. Want to find out what it is? Find out right here in this premium video. Finding out his nickname isn’t the only perk provided in this video. For instance, learn how to build spectacular urban buildings to add more personality to your layouts. Find out how

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    You know his work from Fine Scale Miniatures, those superbly detailed kit structures that modelers have used on their railroad layouts for decades. George Sellios has been a staple of the model railroading world for as long as we can remember, and we’re infinitely grateful for his creations. To get a sense of how George

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  • Creating Realistic Signs
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    The structures on George Sellios’s model of Franklin & South Manchester Railroad are rife with realism, from weathered brick and boarded windows to the antique advertisements plastered around 1935 Boston. There’s no denying that George is a master of detail; many of the techniques beginner and expert modelers utilize on their railroads today were first

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  • 10:02

    Kitbashing a building can add unique details to your layout while saving you lots of time! In this video, Allen Keller will discuss what’s involved in kitbashing a structure, and how kitbashing can be helpful. You’ll discover how you can make the buildings unique by combining different parts of the kit to create new structures

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    In modern day model railroading, the best layouts tend to be the ones that are proto-freelanced, or those based on a prototype but largely improvised according to a vision the builder has in their mind for how they’d like the layout to turn out. Freelancing a layout means putting your own spin on the scenery,

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    Chuck Hitchcock’s layout of the Argentine Division of Santa Fe Railway will forever stand as one of the most inventive and innovative model railroads ever built. The techniques Chuck used in planning and bringing to life 1953 Kansas City have inspired generations of new modelers, and the hobby is forever thankful for his pioneering. Over

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  • Making Realistic Windows
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    The last step in preparation of assembling commercial model railway buildings kits is adding realistic detail to windows. There are a variety of ways to dress up windows in your model railway buildings, and lots of room for customization. Whether you’d like to crack the windows open for summertime or you want to draw the

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