S-scale Resources: Scratchbuilding

This page lists companies that manufacture and/or sell items you may need to build your own models.

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B.T.S. (click for web site)

B.T.S. is one of the major manufacturers in S-scale. They specialize in structures, but they also have a lot of detailing parts for structures and railroad equipment, and have several locomotives in stock as well as under development (long-term projects).

(last reviewed: April 29, 2017)

Bare Metal Foil (click for web site)

The company offers bare-metal foils that can be applied to scale vehicles and other uses. They also sell mold-making and casting materials, and decal film.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Black Bear Construction Co (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Bob The Train Guy (click for web site)

Retailer.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Builders in Scale (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

C. C. Crow (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

CatzPaw Innovations, LLC (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad. 3D-printed details and models. They started with and specialize in S-scale models.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Clover House (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Crystal River Products (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Deben LLC (click for web site)

Retailer.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Evergreen Scale Models (click for web site)

Scale strips, various sheets, etc.

(last reviewed: November 14, 2016)

Grandt Line (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

H&R Trains (click for web site)

American Flyer retailer.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Internet Trains (click for web site)

Retailer.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

K & S Engineering (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Kappler Mill & Lumber Co (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Midwest Products (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Miniature Tree (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Minuteman Scale Models (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Model Railroad Warehouse (click for web site)

The company manufactures an eclectic collection of S-scale products, namely interurbans, brass Brill 55, Wabash Valley F7 shells, troop-car sleeper parts, C&O troop sleeper, Indiana Service decals, and brick structural sheets, corrugated iron sheets, and factory walls.

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Model Tech Studios (click for web site)

The company continuously comes out with new S-scale products. One side note, they produce a number of thin-profile backdrop buildings. Many of their products are pre-painted and weathered.

(last reviewed: October 23, 2016)

Monster Model & LaserWorks (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Mt. Albert Scale Lumber Co (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

N Scale Architect (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Northeastern Scale Lumber Company (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

P-B-L (click for web site)

Specializes in "S" only. P-B-L is the main Sn3 manufacturer. They also manufacture the "Star Brand" model paint line, and the Hotip resistance soldering equipment.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Papa Ben's Train Place (click for web site)

Retail store in Houston, Texas.

(last reviewed: May 03, 2017)

Plastruct (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Portland Locomotive Works (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Poverty Flat Model Company (click for web site)

3D-printed parts, primary geared toward narrow-gauge modeling, but the parts appear to be universally usable.

(last reviewed: January 04, 2017)

Rusty Stumps Scale Models (click for web site)

(last reviewed: October 14, 2016)

Sierra Scale Models (click for web site)

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

The Railcar (click for web site)

Australian

Retailer that specializes in narrow-gauge products.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Tichy Train Group (click for web site)

Tichy bought the Jerry Glow decals product line in 2016, and they are releasing them quickly.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

Walthers (click for web site)

General retailer and distributor.

(last reviewed: September 30, 2016)

Wild West Models (click for web site)

Participates in the NASG's RMC ad.

(last reviewed: August 31, 2016)

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