Building Coaches

George Dent
This beautifully illustrated and practical book covers a wide variety of materials and processes, and tells you everything you need to know about building model railway coaches. Master modeller, George Dent, guides the reader through the necessary techniques and skills. All aspects of the subject are covered from kit building in metal, plastic, resin and wood; soldering, weathering, painting and lining; 3-D printed kits and components; adding passengers to the carriages; upgrading off-the-shelf models; kit assembly, scratch-building and finishing.
Building Coaches by George Dent

About the author

George Dent is Deputy Editor and all-round technical expert at Model Rail magazine, one of the best-selling railway modelling titles on the market. Having developed a reputation as one of the IK's finest model makers, he also runs a popular series of practical modelling courses and produces a range of instructional DVDs. This is his sixth book for Crowood.