Chimneys for Southwold locomotives

  I have been enjoying myself today working at my watchmakers lathe.   I made the chimneys for four of the Sharp Stewart 2-4-0T/2-4-2T locomotives on the Southwold Railway. The chimneys are very slender; very tall and with a slight taper – the locomotives look somewhat as if designed by Rowland Emmet (The Early Morning […]

If I wasn’t a railway modeller …

… I wouldn’t have the spare materials, tools or skills to have done this.   Deciding to decorate the toilet upstairs was done with mixed feelings – it is only a little room and wouldn’t take long to complete, but trying to work in a confined space and get to the areas over the toilet […]

Backscene commission: Kingswear in 4mm scale

The painting was done on artists canvas and was so long I could only unroll part of it at a time in my workshop/studio. I was pleased to receive a commission from Adrian Hall, the owner of the famous ukmodelshops website to paint a backscene for his 4mm scale model of Kingswear.   My wife […]