How to make real slate roof tiles for buildings/ wagon loads

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Post by Enginehouse » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:49 pm

JCSteam:119588 wrote:It did work thank you, it would take many evenings to split enough tiles to fill a long rake of them, but looks very realistic. Does it have to be floor tiles, or could you use roofing tiles?? I have access to quiet a few of them  :)
This method works fine, both with Wickes slate floor tiles and the slate place mats sold by The Range. I tried both when I completely ran out of my stock acquired from North Wales.
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Post by JCSteam » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:54 pm

I'll start gathering some waste slates from work and have a go spliting them :D
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Post by MDLR » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:58 pm

If you're looking for tiles for buildings, I's suggext you looked at this: http://www.richardstacey.com/rooftile.html#rooftiles - they do all sorts!
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Post by JCSteam » Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:20 pm

Yep ive got some of those, postage mark on the box is 2010 :shock: Has it really been that long since I was last doing railways :roll:

I have a ready supply of slate tiles from work, (work for a roofing company) so id rather have them free if possible and save what I can for a steam loco :D
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Post by FWLR » Thu May 31, 2018 10:16 am

MDLR wrote:
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:58 pm
If you're looking for tiles for buildings, I's suggext you looked at this: http://www.richardstacey.com/rooftile.html#rooftiles - they do all sorts!
Thanks Brian, nice site. :thumbright:
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