O scale tunnel portal

Peter’s been back in touch again with his O scale tunnel portal.

(His last post is here.)

“There was a couple of pics I wanted to show as the tunnel loops around and the standard gauge goes under the narrow gauge, to show the rock wall past the tunnel.

Cool products 25″ long made of latex and easy to work with. I needed to span 50 inches and two pieces of the rock walls fit perfectly.

It comes in a grey primed color and I simply painted the 4 or five acrylic colors to make the rock stand out. Begins with India ink wash to fill the cracks, then basic earth color, yellow ochre next, a smattering of burnt umber, then pale white hi-lites.

These will make things complete for a bit, until I move along and finish the narrow gauge against the back wall under the mural.

Thx again, Peter T.”

O scale tunnel portal

O scale tunnel portal

O scale tunnel portal

O scale tunnel portal

And Cassio has been in touch again (his last post is at the bottom of this one).

He’s still a man of few words, but his video does a great job of showing how a layout comes to life, bit by bit:

Latest ebay cheat sheet is here.

A big thanks to Cassio and to Peter for sharing his O scale tunnel portal.

That’s all this time folks. Please do keep ’em coming, it’s getting a bit thin on the ground this end.

And please don’t forget the Beginner’s Guide is here if you want to make that start.



4 Responses to O scale tunnel portal

  1. If possible could Peter T. Tell us where he purchased the latex mountain products.

    Thank you, Joe

  2. Peter Theodore says:

    On ebay

  3. Robert Brady says:

    Like the layout show more as u continue.

  4. NJ Mark says:

    From your description of the colors used on the rock, I feel you are an artist. Did you paint the awesome mountain background as well? It’s fantastic.
    Cheers! NJ Mark

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