Modeling Birch Trees

Here’s a tutorial on modeling birch trees. Like palm trees, these are sadly very much underrepresented among cheap plastic model railroad trees.

Making Forest Bases

I like this technique for making bases for your washer-mounted trees. As it is now, I just put the washer mounted trees on a bit of irregularly cut felt.

Improving Model Railroad Trees

The 1000 Foot General has an article on improving the looks of standard model railroad trees.

Making Large Removable Canopy Stands Of Trees

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For areas of particularly dense forests, creating large tree bases with removable canopies allows you to properly hide your figures.