3 results found for 'computer-aided design'

  • Dark Satanic Mills

    Karl Crowther

    Issue 230 (2014)


    In MRJ 224 we introduced Karl Crowther's new layout, Hebble Vale Goods. Here he describes the construction of the mill buildings and other structures, and shares the experience he has gained in learnign to use Corel Draw to produce laser-cut sides and windows. He concludes with a detailed and valuable guide to painting new and weathered sandstone

    Tags: buildings, computer-aided design, laser cutting, paints / painting, software, techniques

  • Digital Modelling

    Vic Burles

    Issue 221 (2013)


    After featuring Vic Burles' 'West Country' in MRJ 213, he now tells us how he achieves such high levels of accuracy in his modelling by using good research, CAS drawing, and CNC machining. This has enabled him to make inside valve gear to the accuracy of a works drawings for a Martin Finney 1854 0-6-0PT kit, by repeat cutting and shaping the many fine parts.

    Tags: computer-aided design, scratchbuilding, steam locomotives, techniques

  • More computer-designed buildings

    Alec Fry

    Issue 208 (2011)


    Alec Fry describes a technique for combining computer-aided design with photography to deliver an accurate representation of buildings.

    Tags: buildings, computer-aided design, techniques