My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Casting

Castings and Kits

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-10
Page:
62
Author:
Bob Walker
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author describes how he builds his own molds to cast a number of items. Includes are photos of his logging camp building and logging flat cars of which he needed a number for his Sn3 layout.

Making More Than One

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2002-05
Page:
64
Author:
Tom Piccirillo
Description:
The author describes how he used RTV (Room Temperature Vulcanizing) silicone molding rubbers and fast-curing urethane resins to make bridge girders.

Making the Scene with RTV

Magazine:
N Scale Railroading 2001-07/08
Page:
46
Author:
Art Fahie
Scale:
N
Description:
Room Temperature Vulcanizing casting using Micro Mark's products.

Mold Making and Casting Part I

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2013-11
Page:
70
Author:
Bob Walker
Description:
How to use the mold-making and casting technique to take the chore out of doing repetitive work.

Mold Making and Casting Part II

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2013-12
Page:
70
Author:
Bob Walker
Description:
The author discusses RTV rubbers from which to make molds, and how make castings from those molds. Photos of several examples are included.

Resin Casting

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2004-07
Page:
81
Author:
Bob Walker
Description:
This article covers how to make lots of detail castings.

Simple Rubber Molds

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2004-06
Page:
61
Author:
Bob Walker
Description:
The author describes the process for making your own basic molds and castings. The photos show how he cast the parts for a log car.