Inexpensive trees

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GN_Fan

GN_fan
Hi all,
CBCNSfan asked me to share my treemaking work here, so here it is: I model the Great Northern Cascade Division in HO and that takes a lot of trees. Rather than repost the pix here, I've provided links to the trees and some of my model photos. How-to's are posted for the fir and deciduous trees.

http://www.modelrailroadphotos.com/photos/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=2735

Here's a link to some of my Cascade Division scenery work:

http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=4709

I hope you can use the tree modeling info.

GN_Fan
 

CBCNSfan

Registered Member
Staff member
Hi GN_fan, Thank you for posting the links. As I've said I admire your work on those trees and it's just too good a project to be sitting in a gallery while so many need a source of decent looking trees at a decent price. I believe your tree making methods fill that niche with a realistic looking tree for about 30 cents apiece. Thats pretty hard to beat. As for myself I'll certainly be trying your method for making the fir trees.

Willis
 

jfugate

Modeling SP in the 1980s
GN:

Great scenes and model trees. Not many modelers know how to capture the Pacific Northwest look, but you've got it down! Very nice work.
 
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dthurman

Guest
GN

I just so happen to have bought a few bags of polly fiber. Time to hit the yard for material for the trees. Thanks!
 




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