It’s all well and good having great trains, but without a great layout they lose their magic.
As you can see, it’s not just all about the rolling stock, no matter how cool some of it may be. Consequently I have spent a lot of time modifying off the shelf items to make them a bit different.
I’ve put together a few pages that I hope you find useful on the tools and general items I use. A key theme throughout these guides is that fact that this doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby. Many of the items I reference are either free of can be picked up for just a few pence.
Part 1 – Tools for Modelling – Painting
There are also a series of minor features throughout the layout, can you spot them all? There’s lots of things to find hiding and count.
You will find below links to a lot of the scenic modifications on What The Hull?
Bob’s Butties – A modified version of the Oxford Diecast burger van.
Buffer Stops – How we brought to life our Peco SL-340 kits.
Grit / Salt Bins – Did you spot the added detail?
Kwik-E-Mart Retail is booming in Hull.
Telephone Boxes – Can you count them all?