TimberSurf’s Model Railway  

Modelling tips & Model Railway Controls Guide

Lumsdonia Railway

A web page for my indulgence and sharing ideas and irregular updates on my Model railway

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Idea’s to make your modelling life easier or better or cheaper

My Top Tips


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Here we have my catalogue of idea’s, insight and experience to aid beginner’s and experienced alike (who may know a lot already but might find some new!)

Broken down into nine appropriate sections (100 to 900) for ease of perusal

I will be constantly adding Tips and other resources to the site over time, so bookmark it and visit regularly for additional information

Alternate source of mainstream materials


Useful alternatives and systems


Scratch building methods and techniques


Lateral knowledge of materials

Materials and resources


All things to do with scenery and model building tricks


Mechanisms and techniques for construction


All things electrical and electronics

Cool tools and aids from everyday objects

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