Tag: paint

Paint & Paint Again

Paint I posted recently about the Concrete Ecology Blocks I picked up from ZYX Creative. I’ve been slowly painting and…

71.275 + 71.023

HVAC Colors

I’ve been experimenting with colors to paint rooftop details. While most of the pipes and vents will be painted a…

Staining Wood Ties

Finishing & Staining Wood Ties – Video

Finishing & Staining Wood Ties I’ve already glued my ties to the roadbed. I used Kappler 8′ 6″ wood cross…

Humbrol #98 applied to the ties on the left

Tie Coloring – Humbrol #98

I’ve tried a new two step method to staining my ties. Paint the ties with Humbrol #98 Enamel Paint. It’s…

Proto:87 #10 "Ultimate Turnout"

Another Turnout And I’m Still Learning

What little time I had this summer for model railroading was pretty much devoted to making another Proto:87 Stores #10…

Proto:87 #8 Turnout

Video Update – 2012-11-29

I’ve been mercilessly abusing this Proto:87 Superfine #8 turnout. I’m trying to get as much experience as I can with…

Paint Comparison Stealth Jet vs Starless Night

Stealth Jet Eliminates Need for a Starless Night

Stealth Jet In my quest for colors, I thought I’d found the ultimate in Behr “Starless Night” however it turned…

Paint Sample Behr Starless Night

Starless Night

Behr UL230-1 Starless Night Fascia Paint I bought one gallon of Behr Starless Night UL230-1 Satin. I’ll paint the fascias and…

Painting (3)

Painting the Train Room

  Painting the walls and ceilings. I’ve had really good one coat experiences with Behr Ultra, but this light color…

Behr 730E-1 Polar White

Sky Blue is Now Polar White

To reflect the wet and cold Seattle skies I want a color that looks muted and grayish. I chose Behr Polar…