One of the premier prototype modeler events is a few weeks away. RPM Chicagoland will be held October 24-26 at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Lisle, IL. Thirty-eight presentations have been confirmed for the event. Check the website for full details.Continue reading 2019 RPM Chicagoland
Besides packing and shipping SFRD reefer kits, tending to the lawn, and enjoying the pool, Resin Car Works chief minion Frank Hodina has been playing around with some parts on his workbench. Who knows where this could lead!
One-piece car bodies? Multiple subclasses? Decals for several lettering applications?
Stay tuned for more!Continue reading Workbench Wednesday
Bill Welch has been busy on the workbench. He sent notes and images on improving a kit roof to make it look like a Hutchins. Here’s Bill with the details.
Here is my attempt to model a Hutchins roof using the very basic roof Funaro & Camerlengo provides with their sweet little D&H boxcar kit.Continue reading Workbench Wednesday
Ryan Mendell shared a couple photos recently on a discussion list. I contacted him and asked if he could share his techniques on the Resin Car Works blog. Here are Ryan’s notes and photos.
I recently completed painting and weathering two 1929 built Canadian National single-sheathed boxcars. These are HO scale resin kits once produced by Sylvan Scale Models but these are also offered by Kaslo Shops.Continue reading Canadian National boxcar weathering