Model Horse Books
Get a jump-start on the arts and crafts of the Model Horse hobby with this selection of titles by C. Williams and others. These books are great resources, putting the information you need and want at your fingertips!
Learn how to make string cinches, girths and breastcollars inexpensively, so you can add that extra touch of realism to your tack sets.
—features step-by-step photos that take you through the process of weaving a string cinch or girth from embroidery floss or pearl darning thread.
Instructions are included to assist you in easily assembling a simple home-made "loom" and weaving tools, as well as details on how to craft some of the hardware from scratch.
Instructions for string breastcollars are also included.
24 pages, illustrated
by Carol Williams
|It's A Cinch Book|
|BK2 — "It's A Cinch!" book — $6.00|
A beginner's overview of the art of customizing plastic factory-produced model horses, such as Breyer, and Peter Stone.
This "primer" booklet on customizing (remaking) model horses contains concise, useful information to familiarize yourself with the processes, tools and materials typically used to transform a factory model out of the box into your own custom creation.
"Customizing the Model Horse"
includes recommendations of tools, filler and sculpting materials, as well as a step-by-step overview of the procedures required to take a model from start to finish. It includes basic information on techniques for repositioning limbs, resculpting areas, painting and adding lifelike hair to a model.
Safety precautions are also covered.
14 pages, illustrated
by Carol Williams
|Customizing The Model Horse Booklet|
|BK4 — Customizing Booklet — $3.50|
Out of Print — See page for more info
The definitive reference to painting model horses and resin-cast horse sculptures! This book covers most all aspects of handpainting three dimensional horse figurines.