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Tips & Techniques: Layering Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains

So you're all confused about layering weathering products and you just want the short and sweet version without all the fluff.  You're in luck! Here is the down and dirty Doctor Ben's layering technique using Rustic Barn Red and Aged Driftwood.
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Scale Model Masterpieces Tip: Creating Natural Wall Joints

  The corner column protrusion can easily be overlooked when assembling two stone (or brick) walls. The natural inclination is to attempt to ...
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Weathering Wood a Reddish Brown Color

Are you still searching for that holy grail of weathering wood a reddish brown color? This Doctor Ben;s Tips & Techniques method may be the answer to your quest!
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Newsletter-August 18, 2016 ... We've Got Another kit comin'!

Are your waiting for the Thrasher Bros  or Warehouse #2 Kits? Do the roofs on your structures look boring? Maybe what you need are some new vents! How can someone display a boiler that uses firewood and not have a stack of firewood & water tank next to the boiler? Please Read on...
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Staining & Weathering Tree Stumps with Doctor Ben's

This "Tips & Techniques" Blog article will be a more like “how I do it” than a “How-To-Do-It” and this technique works for all scales—Z to 1:1. As you get further into the instructions please try to keep in the back of your mind that this is a “layer” technique where things may look hideous at first, but as the process continues the magic just seemingly occurs.
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Stressing Wood with Doctor Ben's

This technique has probably been covered by a hundred people all with slight variations of how each person does it just a wee bit different. Modelers with more experience may find some of this information familiar; novice modelers may find it useful to overwhelming.

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Staining Stone with Doctor Ben's

Every so often I like to change things up to challenge myself and break up the monotony of repetitive looks and processes. This "Tips & Techniques" tutorial is a prime example and basically all I did was try some different colors for "the Rustic Stone & Frame Factory" kit Pilot Model. I would dare to say that no other set of stone walls have been reused for kitbashing than the the two magnificent end walls for the Main Building of this kit by both HO Scale and O scale modelers alike...

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Doctor Ben's "How-To #3: Weathering & Painting Using Pigments"

There are lost of folks who offer powders and say that they are for weathering models. Unfortunately,  they don't explain what they are and how to use them. Although Doctor Ben's has only offered the "dry" weathering pigments for the past ten years or so, the Doctor Ben's Industrial Weathering Pigments have been a key ingredient in the Doctor Ben's Weathering Solutions & Stains for more than thirty years. This Blog Post is the complete Doctor Ben's "How-To #3: Weathering & Painting Using Pigments" booklet in digital format. The information in this How-To booklet will provide amazing results when using Doctor Ben's Weathering Pigments, but may not be as effective when trying to use "weathering powders", because, well, they're just not Doctor Ben's.

 

 

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