The August 2017 issue of BRM is now available to download as a Digital Edition. Apologies to anyone who downloaded the magazine on July 13th and the morning of the 14th - the issue mistakenly went live early, with a number of errors waiting to be fixed. Please re-download for the latest version. This month's Digital Edition includes extra images, extra video, a free copy of Garden Rail and live website links!
As you may notice from the cover, this month's magazine is a Scenery Special, full of the best scenery advice from experts like Michael Russell, David Wright and Phil Parker. You'll also find a varied selection of top quality layouts in a number of gauges/scales - see below for a full list of what to expect in this month's magazine and on your FREE DVD (the DVD footage is included within the Digital Edition). The print copy goes on-sale on Thursday, July 20th. Enjoy.
ON THIS MONTH’S DVD
- Johnstown Road layout
- Add hedges to your layout
- Simple painting techniques
- A look at new Train-Tech products
INSIDE OUR SCENERY SPECIAL
Barmouth Junction (OO) – Leading our scenery special, take a trip along the windswept Welsh coastline in Geoff Taylor’s stunning scene.
Corwenna (OO) – Phil Waterfield’s layout is an impressive depiction of the China clay drying process.
St.Merryn (P4) – Picture postcards from 1950s Cornwall in an imaginative layout made by a group of modellers.
The Bridge (T) – Doug Kightley’s interpretation of Forth Bridge is a masterpiece of T gauge modelling
Lea Siding (G3) – Detail takes priority in this siding diorama, showing that Gauge 3 doesn’t have to be confined for the garden.
How to correct common modelling mistakes
Make a football pitch
Planting telegraph poles
Create a perfect British Oak Tree
Paint a convincing backscene
Improve a standard card kit
Model a realistic boat club scene
Building Big Bertha
News & Reviews
Read all about Dapol’s Banana Van and Oxford Rail’s Warwell wagon
Reviewed: Oxford Diecast’s Janus 0-6-0
Reviewed: Hatton’s Warwell
Beating Lickey Incline – the most infamous gradient on the British railway network
Prototype Inspiration: Janus 0-6-0 locomotive