Building a Model Railway Set of Three DVD’S – special price £35


Three professionally filmed 60 minute productions, jam packed with graphics, illustrations, hints and tips for both the model train set newcomer and hobbyist. Director of photography Stewart Menelaws gets to relive a boyhood hobby when the production studio turns one of its offices into the railway hobbycraft project room. Originally planned for television, the production changed direction as Stewart saw the need for a concise product that would help both newcomer and enthusiast alike.Filmed over 12 months, it takes the viewer through a step-by-step process of locomotive selection and planning your layout through to completed construction including viaduct, scenery & backdrop and water feature.

With many of the big brand names used in the construction process such as Bachmann, Hornby, Gaugemaster, PECO, Metcalfe Models, Javis, Woodland Scenic and Oxford Rail to name but a few, the production is both educational and entertaining.

The world of model railway construction is presented is the firstof these 60-minute programs packed with film, graphics, illustrations and detailed photography. This concise, how-to build a model railway layout, filmed over nine months, takes the viewer on a journey through site preparation and on to layout completion. With such a vast range of products available, we take a look at track, trains and rolling stock that will help to make informed choices that will start the planning process. We look at choosing the correct timber materials and construction methods for your baseboards that will even include a styled finish to match the room. Electrical wiring is covered with practical hints and tips for the newcomer with further help on our dedicated website Buildamodelrailway.com  . Join us as we construct a model railway from start to finish.

View the trailer for Volume1 here on our Youtube Channel.

Part 2 takes the viewer into greater detailing and technologies, filming around the country with interviews from leading manufacturers and dealers such as Bachmann Europe, PECO, Metcalfe Models, DCC Concepts, weathering specialists TMC and more. Get to grips with track ballasting, static grass application, Digital Command Control technologies, weathering and building effects – see  more and watch the trailer to Volume 2 here on our Youtube channel.

Part 3 takes the viewer into the world of railway modelling, from the garden shed to the
garden itself – featuring both modeller and model railway clubs. Visit model railways that tell a story and
discover the marvels of 71/4 scale engineering that will take you on a journey through forest and hillside.
This highly informative and engaging presentation makes it an ideal gift as well as an excellent resource
to have to hand – the perfect complement to DVDs 1 & 2.

Watch the trailer to BUILD A MODEL RAILWAY VOL 3 on our Youtube Channel

DVD 3 includes footage of our own garden railway.

Dave Ten Commandments



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