My Library - Magazine Articles By Robert L. Hundman

#20 Crossover

Magazine:
N-Scale 1999-11/12
Page:
54
Category:
Track
Scale:
N
Description:
The author shows and describes how he built a #20 crossover track using code 55 rail and sections of flextrack.

A View Inside

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-09/10
Page:
62
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
N
Description:
Modeling a building such that the front-facing wall is removed, so that the viewer can see inside.

Abingdon Freight House

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-07/08
Page:
34
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
N
Description:
The author's quest to build a replica of the Abingdon area continues with the construction of the freight house. Prototype photos, scale drawings, and many construction photos accompany the article.

Abingdon Freight House

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-10/11
Page:
49
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
N
Description:
Learning how to cast round window treatments using Castolite.

Abingdon Stock Pens

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-11/12
Page:
36
Category:
Structures - Animals
Description:
Construction and model photos and scale drawings of a stock pen.

Bending Jig for Grabirons

Magazine:
N-Scale 2001-11/12
Page:
52
Category:
Tools
Scale:
N
Description:
A simple jig for forming grabirons of different widths.

Better Layout Photos

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-07/08
Page:
34
Category:
Photography & Videography
Description:
An overview of photography, and many example photos of what is good and what is wrong with the photos, as it applies to model photography.

Blacktop Roads

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-07/08
Page:
60
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:
The author uses sandpaper as the foundation for blacktop roads. Includes step-by-step photos, building complex road systems, lines, and installation.

Modeling the Wilburton Trestle

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-09/10
Page:
58
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
N
Description:
The author is attempting to build a full-scale model of this bridge, with correct topography. Prototype photos and scale drawings are included. Trestle bent construction photos are included also.

Modeling Wilburton Trestle

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-11/12
Page:
56
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
N
Description:
Shows how the author built the bends and starts assembling the bridge. Includes prototype photos.

Modeling Wilburton Trestle

Magazine:
N-Scale 2006-05/06
Page:
49
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
N
Description:
The author continues to build the 6-foot model of this large bridge. The bents are complete, so he shows how he is putting them together to create the bridge.

Modeling Wilburton Trestle Part 5

Magazine:
N-Scale 2006-07/08
Page:
46
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:
This installment covers completing most of the structure.

Published Photo To Model

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-11/12
Page:
47
Category:
Structures
Scale:
N
Description:
The author shows how he built a model of the general store at Nella, North Carolina.

Realistic Trees

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-05/06
Page:
43
Category:
Scenery
Description:
Models of Black Willow, Yellow Poplar, Live Oak, Black Locust, Common Ash, Sycamore, and White Oak trees.

Realistic Trees Made Easy Part One

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-03/04
Page:
44
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
N
Description:
Scale drawings of various trees. Preliminary work includes collecting the "leaves" and covering the armatures. Detailed instructions for Sassafras, Gray Poplar, and Eastern Cottonwood trees.

Storage Shed & Scenery

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-07/08
Page:
32
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Scale:
N
Description:
Scratchbuilding a storage shed and a scale house. The author's Abingdon module is also starting to get some scenery.

Tell-tales

Magazine:
N-Scale 2004-03/04
Page:
36
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Scale:
N
Description:
How to build tell-tales for single- and double-track. Includes prototype track diagrams.

The Abingdon Depot

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-07/08
Page:
44
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
N
Description:
Fixing a gable roof mistake and adding many details to the structure.

The Abingdon Depot Part I

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-03/04
Page:
36
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
N
Description:
The project starts with the roof.

The Abingdon Depot Part II

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-05/06
Page:
36
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
N
Description:
Start of construction: building walls, windows, and casting small details.

The Abingdon Footbridge

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-03/04
Page:
49
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
N
Description:
Full discussion, scaled drawings, prototype photos, and detailed model photographs of the construction of the Abingdon, VA footbridge as it was after WWII.

Walthers Coal Mine Part 1

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-05/06
Page:
54
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:
The article describes underground coal mines, with many prototype photos.

Walthers Coal Mine Part II

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-07/08
Page:
54
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
N
Description:
This installment shows the converting the mine to a common, transition-era coal mine. Many detailed construction photos.

Walthers' Coal Mine Part 2

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-09/10
Page:
41
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
N
Description:
This article finishes up the support assembly.

Weathering Hoppers

Magazine:
N-Scale 2000-09/10
Page:
45
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
N
Description:
Weathering black hopper cars so that their detail shows up better in photographs.