My Library - Magazine Articles By Phil Scandura

Bridging the Local Creek

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Spring
Page:
15
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
S
Description:
Modeling two wooden trestle bridges, one holding a two-track mainline and one holding a branch line, next to each other. The bridges are near Flagstaff. Includes full-scale (S-scale) bridge drawings, a materials list, and several photos of the model (one photo of the prototype).

D&M Brothers Bicycle Factory

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-03/04
Page:
26
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
N
Description:
Shows model, construction, and prototype photos of this rather large building. The author used DPM modular wall system templates and cardboard to mock-up the building first.

Kitbashing for Beginners

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-07/08
Page:
59
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
N
Description:
This article covers the basics of taking an existing kit and transforming it to a one-of-a-kind structure.

Office Furniture For Just Pennies

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-11/12
Page:
40
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
N
Description:
The author describes how to make some common, scaled office furniture pieces from styrene.

Quick And Easy Loading Dock

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2012 Winter
Page:
18
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he scratchbuilt one of these structures using various parts. Includes prototype and model photos, as well as a scale drawing with parts list.

S in a Corner

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2012 Fall
Page:
15
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The author discusses why he switched from modeling in N-scale to S-scale, even though he has less space available. The layout is set in the corner of his home office, comprising two modules in an L-shape. It is a simple switching layout only 16 inches of shelf space. He models the ATSF in downtown Flagstaff, Arizona in the 1950s. Includes a track plan, layout photos, and prototype photos of the area modeled.