Model Railroading with George Dutka


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You can build and paint structures and rolling stock with weathering and other details that really stand out! Combine them all in a realistic diorama, or apply them to your own model railroad. Author George Dutka demonstrates expert techniques in kitbashing, detailing, and weathering that are easy to master in a series of projects for all skill levels. 96 pages, softbound.


IntroductionYou can master modeling skills like a pro

Model MakeoversRescuing old structures from the scrap bin

Some New England BarnsBarns are an essential part of the rural landscape

Classic Station KitbashTransforming classic kits into typical New England depots

Repurposed BoxcarsTurning retired rolling stock into detailed structures

Build a Boom CarKitbash a crane boom car for a wreck recovery train

Central Vermont CaboosesDifferent methods for building unique caboose models

Basic Freight Car WeatheringSimple effects for weathering steel and wood freight cars

Weathering WoodTechniques for creating realistic weathered wood effects

Build Small DioramasTest your skills by building simple scenes

Tour the White River DivisionThe author’s HO-scale railroad inspired by New England

Meet George DutkaRailroad Model Craftsman's "Craftsman Workshop” columnist

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