Building a Craftsman Railroad Kit. Realistic Paint Job. Episode 1




Building a Craftsman Railroad Kit Episode 1 Model Railroad Techniques will show you how to build a craftsman structure kit by Railroad Kits-Fisher Fuels. The techniques used in this video can be used for most craftsman style kits as most are universal in their application. how to build a craftsman structure kit The kit can be found at can be found at: http://railroadkits.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_7&products_id=13 (this is not an affiliate link), just a quick reference guide for you). In episode 1 we will step you through the basics of bracing the walls to prevent warping. The next step is preparing the walls with an undercoat primer, reading for painting. The painting technique that we use on this build is a sponge technique which gives a very effective weather paint effect. The next step we paint the windows and install the glazing and window treatments that have been downloaded from HO Scale Customs which can be downloaded from http://hoscalecustoms.com/window-blinds-template-curtains-for-your-next-building/. Big shout out to Todd and Brett WILEY who host a weekly podcast. Get onto this podcast it is well worth the listening. Latest episode at 1/10/2020 http://hoscalecustoms.com/bench-time-108-getting-into-scenery-this-week/. In the next video we will look at adding the roof details. This will be the first time I have tried to apply shingles.. Wish me luck. We hope you enjoy our how to series. If you wish to support us to grow our channel and make better content, click on this link. www.patreon.com/modelrailroadtechniques.


Disclosure: This is not a paid promotion, however I did receive this kit for free.


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