Techniques

Our aim is to help you become a better railway modeller by giving you the latest railway modelling advice from our team of experts. This section includes modelling techniques covering track, weathering, kit building, scenery, DC-DCC plus other essential model railway skills.

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Creating Thomas the Tank

As the cheeky character celebrates its 75th anniversary, Phil Parker retraces…

21 April 2020

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Model Railways – Making Holes – Top Tips

Whether it’s wood or brass, quite often you’ll need to make a hole in a piece of…

20 April 2020

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THE 'SEE IT/MAKE IT' CHALLENGE: ROUND TWO

So, lockdown continues for at least three more weeks... fancy entering our…

By Howard Smith | 17 April 2020

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Model Railways – Using Pencils on Brickwork – Top Tips

Using pencil crayons is quick, easy and will work on most materials, especially…

17 April 2020

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Phil's Practical - Make a puddle

Puddles are a rare feature on model railway layouts and modelling them depends a…

16 April 2020

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Model Railways: Working with Plastic Sheet – Top Tips

From buildings to wagons or locomotives, these sheets can be used to good effect…

16 April 2020

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Model Railways: Building Card Kits – Top Tips

Card kits are an affordable and easy method to rapidly add architecture to your…

15 April 2020

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Modelling Inspiration on RMweb - Our Top 5 Picks

As Britain's modellers pull up the drawbridge, there's no shortage of activity…

14 April 2020

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5 glues every railway modeller must have

Modellers are always getting themselves into sticky situations, but do you have…

14 April 2020

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Phil's Practical - Weathering a wagon by dry brushing

Take one ready-to-run wagon and, in a few minutes, give it that hard-working…

09 April 2020

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5 ways to improve the running of your locomotives

We all have our cars serviced, so why not our models? Follow BRMs five-point…

09 April 2020

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Model Railways: Using Weathering Powders – Top Tips

Weathering powders should be considered a useful tool when creating realistic…

08 April 2020

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Model Railways: Brush Painting – Top Tips

You dip your brush in a tin of paint, then rub it up and down your model –…

08 April 2020

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Wiring your model railway: top tips

When it works, we ignore its existence, when it doesn’t, we can be tempted to…

07 April 2020

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How to fit a DCC uncoupler

Tired of manually uncoupling your rolling stock on a shunting layout? We install…

04 April 2020

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