A new HO station for St Antonin

The yellow passenger ship arrives for the continuation of the construction of the Ho railway stations of the network,
After the 3-door station of Villeneuve sur Loire (previous article) the small station Ho St Antonin sur Layon.
It is a model PO - Najac of Architecture and passion with in addition the toilets for the station of Villeneuve.
The traveling building of St Antonin - the yellow was retained for the [...]

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HO platforms, How to do

Establishment of the docks for our two stations. Quays located across the main track and siding.
After having made a template of the future stations (PO of Architecture and passion) each dock is made in depron (2 superimposed thicknesses of 6mm) engraved for the borders, except for the way of stop of railcar for the station of St Antonin the wall was engraved [...]

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Zeechium : comment le faire pousser

L’été, la saison pour voir pousser nos « arbres »en Zeechium…  très utiles pour notre réseau miniature…
Nous avons au mois de février, acheté nos graines chez Baumaux, par correspondance (environ 2,50 euros le sachet de 1000 graines, il vaut mieux en prendre plusieurs, voire prévoir les autres plantations au jardin de l’année, car les frais d’envoi en France, quel que soit le nombre de sachets, est de 7,50 euros !!)

Les graines peuvent être […]

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Des arbres HO avec le Zeechium

Nous allons donc fabriquer nos arbres à partir de branches de Zeechium précautionneusement conservées dans un carton, de manière à apporter un peu de verdure sur notre futur réseau et déjà sur notre mini-réseau !
Nous avons besoin de colle (mélange 50% eau / 50 % colle). Un plat assez large va nous permettre de plonger facilement nos branches à floquer.

Préparons nos branches d’écumes de mer (choisir la bonne branche ou retailler en fonction […]

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Bridge

Sur la voie d’accès à la gare de St Antonin (gare de droite) je suis actuellement entrain de faire le pont de campagne (pont Faller) sa coloration, il me faudra poser les rambardes (ABE) et la végétation est pratiquement terminée ainsi que la patine de la route de campagne… Mise en situation avec le Y 6438 (EPM Sonorisé) et une petite R5… (je vais chercher le pain !). Je reviens !
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Greenery on the network

There is greenery everywhere ... It is true that at this moment I do, I eat and I sleep green ... I see life in green! But that's it, the biggest flocking is done ...

On the left side of the network (point-to-point 6m by 0.70 depth) I am currently working on the sanding of deposit routes, the same thing will be done along the [...]

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The network goes green.

Green on the network ... And this is just the beginning ...

The network goes green with Heki Decovlies and Flockings Woodland Scénics: T 1344, 1345, 1363, 1364 which are also used to make the trees from zeechium.
The zonedium is cleaned then passed in a mixture glue + water, then flocked, without forgetting, after drying, the strong lacquer stroke ...
For the mountain a mix [...]

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The network HO No. 1 is getting color.

The plastered strips were laid, some juices to delimit the spaces before laying the various flockings. The most important thing to do on the ho network, remains the part behind the bridge, before the final installation of the latter. Then the paper mache and the shaping of the mountain. Here's where we are ... and the HO network is getting color!
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the backdrop of the network N ° 1

I already in this blog spoke and spoke of the backdrop ... being at the beginning, rather for blue with some clouds ... but since there are only idiots who do not change their mind, a thread on the forum Locorevue made me want to make a more elaborate backdrop to support the model of the foreground ...
Everything plays with the grays (I have no [...]

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