My Library - Magazine Articles By Patricia Maxwell

Fast Evergreen Forests

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2008-06
Page:
57
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
HO
Description:
Using materials found in the crafts or floral stores, the author describes how her husbands makes a large quantity of trees quickly. Several methods and tree types are discussed.

Wood Block Buildings Part I

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-08
Page:
70
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author introduces the method her husband uses to quickly build some buildings, where their core consists of a block of wood. This first installment covers the construction of outhouses, sheds, cabins, and tents. Includes construction photos and scaled drawings.

Wood Block Buildings Part II

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-09
Page:
57
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
HO
Description:
In this installment the author describes how her husband built two, more complicated buildings using the block-of-wood method. The structures are a small-town hotel and church. The hotel structure shows how to deal with leaving the interior open. Both building consist of several blocks of wood mounted together.