Building Coaches: A Complete Guide for Railway Modellers (Paperback)

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Building Coaches: A Complete Guide for Railway Modellers (Paperback)


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Building Coaches is a beautifully illustrated and practical book and provides important advice and covers a wide variety of materials and processes.  It tells you everything you need to know about building model railway coaches.  Master modeller, George Dent, guides the reader through the necessary techniques and skills.  All aspects of the subject are covered from kit building in metal, plastic, resin and wood; soldering, weathering, painting and lining; 3-D printed kits and components; adding passengers to the carriages; upgrading off-the-shelf models; kit assembly, scratch-building and finishing.  

Having grown up on a diet of Airfix and Matchbox plastic kits, George Dent is now editor and in-house model maker at Model Rail magazine, one of the UK’s most popular hobby titles. He has built a well-earned reputation as an expert in detailing, painting and weathering models and has a long-standing passion for model cars and trucks. He has writte nine books for Crowood, including Airbrushing for Railway Modellers, Building Coaches, Kit Building for Railway Modellers, Weathering for Railway Modellers and Building Model Trucks.

Product Details ISBN: 9781785002052
ISBN-10: 1785002058
Publisher: The Crowood Press UK
Publication Date: November 21st, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English