DIY

Home DIY

Southern EMD GP18 restoration and rebuild

Part 1 - overview The next project will be the restoration and rebuild of a more than ten years old model of a Proto 2000...

Scratchbuild a watertank

In the august 2013 number of Modelrailroad Magazine there was a description of scratchbuilding a branchline watertank from stripwood. It seemed to be a...

Setup the Tsunami Digital Sound Decoder

In the previous post I described the sound upgrade of the Virginian 737. Now I will tune the decoder so the loco will run...
Virginian 737

Sound upgrade Roco 63353 (Walthers P2K Heritage)

It's been a long time since there was an update on this blog, but at last, here it is. My first American steam loco! Although...

Pavement, Wall & Tile textures

In the download section you can find some of my texture files. I've got more than a gig of files, far to much to...

Streetlight update

The first streetlights are connected and placed on the layout. Here are some pictures in a pretty dark room. The power to the LED's...

Make your own streetlights

There are several professional streetlights on the market. Although some of them are reasonably priced, making it your self gives a lot more satisfaction. To...
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Build your own Static Grass Applicator

I found some tutorials on the internet about a home made Static Grass Applicator and decided to build one myself. See the end of...