Making Model Buildings for Garden Railways
|PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION):||19/09/2011|
|INSIDE:||400 colour photographs|
Whether making buildings to complement a garden railway, creating an entire model village, or simply one stand-alone structure, there is something immensely satisfying in seeing your model building standing proudly outside where it truly belongs, in all weather conditions and throughout the seasons.
Here, Peter Jones shows you how to make a variety of buildings, from churches to Tudor houses to locomotive sheds, using different materials and producing different finishes to suit each type of construction. Starting with simple projects, Peter covers the techniques of modelling in concrete, producing the effect of stone cladding, modelling in plastic, making wooden buildings, and roofing as well as creating some working buildings and more advanced projects.
With nearly 400 photographs demonstrating techniques and showing a range of different structures, this will be an invaluable book for all modellers.
Site Price: £20.00
" This book has all the information and more to enable you to produce completely naturalistic architectural gems that should withstand anything that the increasingly bizarre weather of Great Britain can throw at them.
Peter Jones was obviously a man of great creativity as some of his ideas are quite astonishing. This is an inspirational book, stuffed with ideas, describing clear, straightforward techniques and construction methods.
So no more excuses to plonk crude wooden blocks down on your railway line and try to pass them off as the real thing. Buy this book, or get it out of the library, and transform your garden layout. And have a lot of fun while you're doing it. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Model Railway Club