I'm a firm believer in recycling so my buildings normally start out as things like old loudspeaker cabinets, and old wooden boxes. windows are from CD cases. Window bars are from the plastic trays you get from garden centres with plants in. . Our roof tiles are cut from rubber deck sheeting individually stuck on (by my wife who has more patience than me!. The loco is ply body on a playmobil chassis and bits and pieces. Baggage wagon is again ply and an old playmobil roof. Because our line is set in 1910 we can get
away with most things having a 'homemade' look!