422 Modelmaking Blog

We are pleased to announce the release of three new building kits for 7mm scale.

1 Coal Merchants Office (90mm x 60mm)

Coal Merchants Office

2 Station Building - timber lap board construction (193mm x 80mm)

Station Building - timber lap board

3 Blacksmith's Workshop (162mm x 95mm)

Blacksmith's Workshop

The kits comprise the usual detailed cast resin wall and roof sections, and include material for glazing, gutters and downpipes.

We'll be at Burton

We are once again delighted to be attending the annual 7mm Narrow Gauge Association exhibition in Burton-upon-Trent this Saturday (11 June). We will have most of the building kits on display together with the narrow gauge rolling stock range, which now includes some new conversion kits for 09 modellers.

Hope to see you there!


Our 4 wheel composite 1st 2nd freelance pack of parts (OG02) has been reviewed in the February edition of the Gauge O Guild magazine, on page 22. It was interesting to see the builder using the parts to construct a grounded coach body - a subject close to my heart, having rescued a few in real life! I wouldn't necessarily agree with some of the modifications carried out by the reviewer, but the end result was a pleasing model which reflects a once common feature of railway yards and rural stations.

The photo above shows my demonstration model with extra detailing. Currently, Coachbuilder Kit OG02 includes basic body parts and chassis. If anyone is interested in building it as a grounded body it can be made available as a body only kit. Message us in the usual way.

See full details on the Standard Gauge Coachbuilder page.


We are really pleased to be able to get back to doing shows and can confirm that we will be at Narrow Gauge North, in Pudsey, on Saturday 12 March. We will have demonstration models of most of our buildings and 7mm narrow gauge rolling stock, together with a selection of kits and accessories available for purchase on the day.

If you already have a shopping list and would like to place an order for collection at the show, you can send us a message with your requirements in the usual way. Please make sure to send us your requests at least two weeks before the show to allow time for manufacture, if necessary.

We look forward to seeing you, so please come and say hello!


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