Workbench Witterings #4 identity changing and weathering

At long last, assisted by a few days off work over the recent Easter weekend, I have finally completed a few outstanding items on the workbench. This has mainly been around renumbering, naming and weathering a few items of rolling stock so I thought I would share with you some of the locomotives that I have … Continue reading Workbench Witterings #4 identity changing and weathering

Infiltrating the GWR at Brent…or a repainted and weathered N Class

Back at the start of December I started and posted about a repaint of a Bachmann N class into post war SR black livery for friend and fellow post war period modeller Robin Sweet (Gwrrob on RMweb) for use on his excellent, albeit GWR,  layout 'Brent' based on South Brent in Devon. I detailed my … Continue reading Infiltrating the GWR at Brent…or a repainted and weathered N Class

BRM Weathering Special on Model Railways Live Website

In addition to the September issue of British Railway Modelling magazine that has been billed as a weathering special the Warners Model Railways Live website has been running a series of feature articles on weathering techniques and scenic effects.  Today sees a re-posting of my feature on the site about my weathering technique that can be read here. It … Continue reading BRM Weathering Special on Model Railways Live Website

Talking Stock #10 Whether to weather with Muz

Weathering has been the subject of many books and articles in the past, it is seen by some as a black art, enjoyed by others, and many myths also perpetuated (such as you can only do it an airbrush!) There are various different methods and materials that can be used and many are as just … Continue reading Talking Stock #10 Whether to weather with Muz

Long live the printed word…or where my ramblings can be found

Whilst of course I am indebted  to all of you out there who take the time to read my online ramblings, here in my little corner of the world wide web (I still don't know why people say 'www' when it takes more syllables to say than then full version), I firmly believe there is still very much … Continue reading Long live the printed word…or where my ramblings can be found