All about planning and building Model Railroad

Here you´ll find the easiest methods to get that awesome look and functionality of your model rail road, miniature terrain or diorama at a reasonable cost. Undependent on which manufacturer you´re using, Märklin, Marklin, Roco, Fleischmann, Bachmann or Walthers, we are presenting the methods, which can be successfully used without a lot of artistic skills. Everyone should be able to succeed!

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Landscape and Scenery
Playlist including all the Landscape & Scenery tutorials
How to create realistic waterfalls and water surface using toilet paper

How to make ocean or lake water with wave effect low cost & EASY, using toilet paper and glue. Unlike many other methods, you don´t need to be an skilled artist to get a realistic water effect. Perfect for your model railroad / Railway, RPG miniature terrain, tabletop fantasy or diorama scenery.
Tutorial how to create realistic mountains for model railroad railway diorama or miniature terrain for tabletop RPG
Ballasting Marklin M-rail for greater realism
Tutorial how-to make a realistic ballasting of tracks with integrated roadbed, such as Bachmann, Kato, Trix, Roco Geoline or Märklin M-track or C-track.
Måla och montera resin- och etsade byggsatser

Modelling the ultimate Black spruce tree in less than 20 minutes per each
Tutorial how to make a realistic pine tree for model railroad or table top fantasy in less than a minute
Model realistic Aspen trees for H0-scale
Tutorial how to create realistic grassfields using a static grass applicator
Backdrops - Detailed guide DIY
Tutorial how to create a realistic forest hill for table top fantasy, diorama, model railroad railway easy
Tutorial how to model some traditional Easter accessories for your model railroad or miniature terrain
Model grasstufts easy using a brush
How to make ocean or lake water with wave effect low cost & EASY, using toilet paper and glue. Unlike many other methods, you don´t need to be an skilled artist to get a realistic water effect. Perfect for your model railroad / Railway, RPG miniature terrain, tabletop fantasy or diorama scenery.
How-to model realistic Pine trees using steel wire trunk and coffie grounds
Tutorial How to ballast model railroad tracks without integreated road bed


Buildings, Structures, Roads and Figures

Playlist for buildings and structures DIY on Youtube
The mighty stone arch bridge

Video tutorial how to model realistic gravel- or dirt roads easy and low cost
Detailed guide how to model a beautiful railway station platform in wood
Painting the small figures - Detailed guide DIY
Model a dovetailed log cabin from scratch for your model railroad or diorama
Model a wooden shed
Planks tool
Build your own street lights using SMD-LEDs. Easy to customize to any scale
Model platforms concrete asfalt style in Styrofoam
Gravel ground cover
Tutorial how to build a simple dock from scratch

Great Model Railroads Documentary

Layout tour of marklinofsweden 2018
Layout tourof Kalmar Model railroad club KMJK
Layout tour of the amazing WNJ Westergötland-Nerikes Järnvägar
Marklinofsweden layout update 2017
Video documentary of the layout Finspång owned and maintained by FMJK Sweden
Hässleholm HMJF Layout modelljärnväg

Weathering and Ageing

Add realistic rust easy using PRO method
Weather with water colors
how to remove weathering made with colorbox colors

Technology (Analogue / Digital / Mechanics / Electronics / Tools)

Build a simple Styrofoam cutter
how to overcome / fix a Märklin turnout- / switch motor 75491
How to set up the light over your model railroad, diorama or Miniature terrain to get the best appearence
Reduce track noice low cost

Events and Exhibitions

Join me in celebrating 5 years with my new layout
Documentary from when the Swiss crocodile locomotive visited Sweden

Locomotive videos


Operations / Session tutorials

Car card template (Excel file)
Waybill template (Excel file)
Workorder sheet template (Zip-file)
(Save as.. and then un-zip file)

Alphabethic listing of video topics and search phrases with links:
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, Wheel cleaning,