Wooden mineral wagons

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Wooden mineral wagons

Postby David Bigcheeseplant » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:02 am

Some of my 4mm scale Parkside mineral wagons I have been finishing off. these have etched underframes with sprung wheels and buffers.


I wanted to get the unpainted wood look that after a while goes a silver colour. So tried a new method of spraying the body silver and when dry painted a few planks with Phoenix unpainted wood which is a dark grey/brown colour, again when dry I used a firbreglass pen to take back the paint. a few washes and painting the ironwork and I think the result look ok


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Phat Controller
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Re: Wooden mineral wagons

Postby Phat Controller » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:17 pm

lovely stuff, I like it! they've come out really good - well done. :wink:
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Re: Wooden mineral wagons

Postby luckymucklebackit » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:06 pm

Brilliant effect - well done!

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Re: Wooden mineral wagons

Postby Mountain » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:11 pm

Very nice. :)

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Re: Wooden mineral wagons

Postby Chops » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:13 am

Great Scott, that is some meticulous work. All that is needed, perhaps, is an application of the scent of grease and coal. Well done.
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Re: Wooden mineral wagons

Postby Dad-1 » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:55 pm

Very nice - proving it's well worth making kits.

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Re: Wooden mineral wagons

Postby TomTom » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:16 pm

Looks very good - must give it a try - not that I need any more wagons....


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