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by JohnSmithUK
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 106
Views: 11383

Re: South Auckland Junction

After an unexpected bonus from work, I have ordered a few goodies from modelrailwayscenery. Hope to show them in situ sooner rather than later.
by JohnSmithUK
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: South Auckland Junction
Replies: 106
Views: 11383

Re: South Auckland Junction

A few little updates, nothing major.

I have made a test piece of roofing, it looks ok.

I have also cobbled together a way of keeping he scored lines stright, and steady whilst scoring.

I just need to source some thicker foil, then mass production starts.
by JohnSmithUK
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Junction
Replies: 20
Views: 3032

Re: Lostock Junction

Hound Dog wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:03 am
That should of course read “smoke, dust and grime laden environment” and not grim laden environment - LOL
To be fair, that is a decent description too.
by JohnSmithUK
Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Modelling On A Shoestring.
Replies: 79
Views: 8200

Re: Modelling On A Shoestring.

Steve M wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:28 pm
Effective. :)
Thank you
by JohnSmithUK
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Modelling On A Shoestring.
Replies: 79
Views: 8200

Re: Modelling On A Shoestring.

I posted something similar some time ago - an off cut from a doorstrip/carpet edge. https://live.staticflickr.com/4844/46180559624_7382d58051.jpg 20190128_133957 by Steve Mumford , on Flickr And you should end up with something like this. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47615791111_9a78e42d69.j...
by JohnSmithUK
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Modelling On A Shoestring.
Replies: 79
Views: 8200

Re: Modelling On A Shoestring.

Thank you.
by JohnSmithUK
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Modelling On A Shoestring.
Replies: 79
Views: 8200

Re: Modelling On A Shoestring.

I make everything and buy nothing, so my modelmaking is very cheap. When I have a Swiss file break or simply wear out I grind it on my ancient bench grinder to be a chisel. Handy for cleaning back solders or when carving shapes. For all buildings, since line board became the same price as gold, I u...
by JohnSmithUK
Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The VLBR
Replies: 7
Views: 749

Re: The VLBR

My kind of budget, I like it.
by JohnSmithUK
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Painting and Weathering Service
Replies: 63
Views: 2168

Re: Painting and Weathering Service

I'm amazed you haven't offered these services before. Good luck with your venture, and the pricing in my limited knowledge seems very reasonable for a quality service.
by JohnSmithUK
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: CLASS 71 REPAINT
Replies: 52
Views: 2875

Re: CLASS 71 REPAINT

That looks fantastic