Planting model trees


Nobody wants their scenery to fall apart. Phil Parker shares a commonly-used model tree modification to keep them better-planted on your layout.

Model trees can be purchased from a number of model scenic retailers, even directly from smaller manufacturers. However, they're seldom 'layout-ready', usually requiring a little modification before use. Aside from altering their aesthetics, model trees can be made more robust to withstand the occasional accidental swipe when cleaning track, or dusting. Phil Parker shares how...

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