has anyone tried paperville models?

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by mikebalcos, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. mikebalcos

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    Uh, wow. I'm in the middle of my own papercraft project right now and was wondering what else was available. That's really amazing. I'd start with the $10 Paperville and make sure you have the technique down before buying those more expensive Ravenswood creations.

    It's a good cheap way to quickly fill a layout with some substance while you work toward more permanent solutions. I've been thinking of doing the same thing.
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    I've been to those sites as well, and I find its a good start, you can use those same plans with cardboard, gaterboard or even with styren I have a few plans I'm giving away on my website and will be adding more when the time permits.
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    I've been to those sites as well, and I find its a good start, you can use those same plans with cardboard, gaterboard or even with styren I have a few plans I'm giving away on my website and will be adding more when the time permits.
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    Another option are the heavyweight cardstock buildings published by Dover. 'Main Street' edition is very nice, containing 9 buildings, in full color, with 'interiors' visible through the windows. These are in a magazine, and you cut and put together. These buildings represent a small Southern town in the 1930s. Included are a small depot, and a great corner clothing & houselhold goods department store, it even includes an outside staricase. Published, also, is an 'Early New England Village' and a 'Western Frontier Town'. Cost, about, $7.00
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    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

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    If you're interested in paper models, you might want to have a look at www.cardmodels.net as well.
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    do model railroad hobby shops carry paper models? my parents are visiting the usa (texas and california), and i asked them for a favor: buy some model railroad products. they'll probably buy some at houston (there seems to be several hobby shops there). we shop thru the internet rarely since we're afraid of credit card fraud. :(
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    I don't know about your hobby shops by mine in Northern Ontario they sell cardboard models. You can order direct from the web site at a cheaper price. www.modelingmadeeasy.com
    An other choose would be to go to your Chapter's book store or online Chapter's an pick up this book.

    [​IMG] for about $3.00.

    Do a google book search for A.G. Smith all of his cut outs are in HO.

    Hope this helps.
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    To update on the top coment A.G. Smith has about 20 books out for Model Railroad HO gauge cut outs.
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    I'd really like some PDFs, or better yet open vector documents, that I could print myself. Having access to two color laser printers has made me less likely to buy such products the past several years ;)
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    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    The Trolley module from www.hotrak.ca uses paper/card buildings for shallow relief backdrop buildings.

    (Note that the site uses frames, and you may not be able to navigate back to www.hotrak.ca from the Trolley link above)

    Andrew