Building 00 Gauge Wagons and Vans for Model Railways
|PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION):||24/07/2015|
|INSIDE:||294 colour photographs|
This fascinating and detailed book is essential reading for all those railway modellers who wish to build their own wagons and vans. After examining the types of modelling materials that are available and discussing the basic tools that are required, the author demonstrates how the modeller can move on from building simple kits to constructing more complicated kits in a variety of materials, including plastic, white metal and brass. He then considers how kits can be detailed, converted and significantly modified (often referred to as 'kit bashing') before covering the ultimate in rolling stock construction - scratch building.
Brimming with practical advice and tips, this remarkable book uses worked examples and step-by-step photographs to show what can be achieved with the application of research, patience and modelling skill. Moreover, although the volume deals with 00 gauge, the ideas and techniques discussed can easily be applied to other gauges/scales.
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" Wagons are often overlooked items on model railways, but they earned the railways their money. This absorbing book will help refocus the enthusiast and modeller away from locomotives. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Railway Modeller