Packed with practical tips and advice this informative book explains the various techniques and materials that will help any modeller produce convincing models of the rural scene. It examines the history and development of the countryside, villages and infrastructure and covers rural industries. It demonstrates techniques for modelling farm buildings, machinery, vehicles and livestock and gives practical advice on modelling windmills and watermills. There are a selection of scenic projects included with step-by-step guidance and reference photographs. The book presents a total modelling project showing how to make a three dimensional model inspired by John Constable's The Hay Wain. Examines the history and development of the countryside, villages and infrastructure. An essential reference for anyone who wants to create a realistic representation of the rural scene using low-cost materials. Will be of great interest to railway modellers and those who make dioramas including military modellers. Superbly illustrated with 333 colour photographs that will help any modeller produce convincing models of the rural scene.