Kit Building for Railway Modellers

Volume 1 - Rolling Stock

Kit Building for Railway Modellers
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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781847974846
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Description

Most modellers, regardless of what scale they work in, rely heavily on the humble plastic or metal kit. This book will help both novice and experienced modellers to achieve the very best results. George Dent presents a clearly written foundation course in constructing rolling stock from kits.

Examines tools, glues and materials
Describes how to successfully construct a chassis for wagons and carriages
Covers work in plastic, resin, white metal and brass
Presents an essential in-depth guide to soldering
Considers detailing, modifying and scratch-building
Discusses painting, transfers and weathering.

The author

George Dent is Deputy Editor and in-house model maker at Model Rail magazine, one of the UK's best-selling railway modelling titles.  He has built up a well-earned reputation as an expert in railway modelling, producing a number of instructional DVDs and running practical courses on the subject. His books for Crowood include Weathering for Railway Modellers Volume 1: Locomotives and Rolling Stock and Weathering for Railway Modellers: Volume 2 - Buildings, Scenery and the Lineside.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781847974846
Illustrations: 591 color photos
Size: 7.4 in x 9.7 in x 0.5 in / 187.96 mm x 246.38 mm x 12.7 mm
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