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Finishing shingles »

From Ken Lunders Method #1 First, spray all the sheets with Tamiya gray primer. After it is completely dry, using a 1/4″ wide wash brush (Wash brushes usually have “wash” printed on the handle) randomly paint/streak Floquil Roof Brown on each sheet until about 70% to 80% of the primer is covered. Be careful not […]

Staining wood, by Dave Frary »

From Dave Frary, 2 Mar 2011 I never stain raw wood because the results are unpredictable. I age the wood by scribing or scraping and then prime it either with Foundation or gray auto primer. When the primer is dry I lightly rescribe the wood.

Window finishing on solid castings of autos and/or boats »

Wed 19 Sep 2005 I am finishing a small model of a work Tug boat from, “Model Tech Studios”. The kit contains solid resin castings of a hull, cabin and deckhouse. The model looks good and is perfect for a scene on my Knowlton & Northley HOn30 RR. I am not happy with my efforts […]