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DEMONSTRATOR: Malcolm Briggs - scratch building structures

Malcolm will be demonstrating the techniques that he featured in the series Making Building from Scratch that appeared in Hornby Magazine at Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024.

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MAKING BUILDINGS FROM SCRATCH PART 6

In the final part of his series, MALCOLM BRIGGS shows how to add the finishing touches to model structures to make them look as realistic as possible.

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Making Buildings from Scratch – Part 5

Taking all of the techniques used in his series so far, MALCOLM BRIGGS applies them to create a power house which, with adaptation, could easily find railway use.

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Making Buildings from Scratch – Part 4

When the shell of a building is finished, you can consider modelling the inside where it will be visible. MALCOLM BRIGGS explains how he creates realistic interiors - and what can be left out.

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Making Buildings from Scratch – Part Three

Building on the techniques of his new series, MALCOLM BRIGGS shows how to build a shop in ‘OO’ gauge ready for later interior fitting.

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Making Buildings from Scratch – part 2

Having established why structures are built in the way they are, MALCOLM BRIGGS puts theory into practice by scratchbuilding a weighbridge hut in 'OO' scale for the second part of our building construction series.

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Making buildings from scratch

Creating bespoke buildings for your layout may sound daunting, but as MALCOLM BRIGGS shows in the start of a new series, it is far easier than you might think.