Steam And Things is proud to show this short section of custom work carried out for our clientelle where we have produced the drawings and phototools from sketches supplied by them. ALL these products are available from us. This is our custom etching and bespoke etching service.
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Please note,that custom etching or bespoke etching is akin to development work - every job is different!We do not offer an etch only service. Our service is CAD design and etch minimum
This button takes you to a list of typical custom jobs done over recent time, whereas if you scroll down this page you can see a selection of pictures and short descriptions of some of them.
Photos: Etch,S&T; model, client
These are coach sides in 4mm scale for and LNER (NE) Composite / Van Coach DIA 124 52 ft to replace sides in a D&S kit. Apparently D&S do a range of kits, including a DIA 125 but not a 124.
Photograph: S&T Photo & Model Neil Blinco: S&T
Left to right: Sets of balcony gates for QR Bogie coach CO of 1889 in 0.3mm brass. 1/4" scale (1:48)
Balcony gates for WAGR passenger coach in S scale
Photos: our client
Hand built 19th Century side tipping wagons, by one of our clients, using our etchings. The prototpyes of these models were used during the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal and the Great Central Railway, London Extension. Timbers are from www.modellingtimbers.co.uk
These are etched cab parts to convert Bachmann (?) HO locos into lookalikes of Victorian Railways Rogers 4-4-0 "D" Class of 1877 and the Baldwin 2-8-0 "V" class of ~1900
These paddle wheels, geared and ungeared are for a large scale model of Brunel's "Great Eastern". This will be a very large model - the wheels are 175mm (7") diameter and there are 384 teeth on the gear.
Cargo blocks; Photos & Model: R. Lees
Live steam name, number and works plates; Photos & Model: E. Ames
Scratch builders parts; Photos & Model: B. Bruce
Line drawings of further examples...loco plates and miscellaneous parts