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Balsa Wood Midwest

The premier wood for all types of modeling projects, balsa cuts easily with a hobby knife, and may be stained or painted to represent any wood type. It is carefully dried in special kilns, reducing the water content to leave a light wood with a high strength to weight ratio. It is used by crafters, modelers, students, architects and others who need high quality project woods. Sheets and strips are 36" in length. Blocks measure 12" in length.

Basswood Midwest

Basswood is desirable because of its economy, workability and finishing qualities. Its tight homogeneous grain structure makes it ideal for a wide variety of hobby, craft and miniature projects. Basswood may be stained or painted to represent any wood type.

Cellfoam 88 Midwest

Architectural designers, model landscape builders and hobbyists will find many uses for Cellfoam 88. This extruded, closed-cell polystyrene foam material is easily cut to shape and has a consistent, smooth, flat surface which accepts a wide variety of paints and adhesives. It's also acid-free and does not absorb water. Since Cellfoam is light, yet strong, its uses are virtually endless. Available in 11-1/2" square sheets in various thicknesses.

Craft & Hobby Wood Economy Bag Midwest

Craft and hobby wood in an economical bag of assorted shapes and sizes.

Craft Plywood Sheets Midwest

These thin plywood sheets take paint and varnish well. Use for all types of woodworking projects. Requires a saw for cutting.

Dowel Economy Bag Midwest

Craft and hobby Birch dowels in an economical bag of assorted diameters. Thirty-six 11-7/8" long dowels per bag.

Hardwood Dowels Midwest

Often used in building and model-making, these long strips of round-cut hardwood come in 12" and 36" lengths and various diameters. The hardwood' s rich grain lends authenticity to your work.

Hobby & Craft Square Tool Midwest

This multi-purpose tool includes a 4" ruler, a 90º square for perpendicular alignment, strip and dowel/tubing identification gauges, a stop rail for quick alignment to your work surface and a protractor in 5 degree increments. All scales are in inches and millimeters.

Mini Carving Balsa Blocks Set Midwest

The premier wood for all types of modeling projects, balsa cuts easily with a hobby knife, and may be stained or painted to represent any wood type. It is carefully dried in special kilns, reducing the water content to leave a light wood with a high strength to weight ratio. Great for beginning wood carvers, crafters, modelers, students, architects and others who need high quality project woods. This set includes approximately a half board ft. of Balsa blocks. The sizes of the blocks will vary as no two packages are alike.

Mini Carving Blocks Midwest

These random-sized blocks of wood are perfect for carving projects.

Modeling Hardwoods Midwest

These modeling hardwoods provide crafters, modelers, students, architects and others with project woods of the highest quality. They are made only of top-quality raw materials and each piece goes through a rigorous inspection and selection process during manufacture to assure consistent quality. Select from Pennsylvania hard cherry wood with an attractive tight grain pattern; Swetenia mahogany, which is considered by woodworkers to be premier wood or genuine American black walnut with a uniform distribution of dark and light shades within its relatively small grain.

Super Styrene Sheets Midwest

Super Styrene Sheets are extruded, not molded, for greater flexibility, and are resistant to UV light. Use them for finishing your architectural models. They're available in a variety of materials including styrene, PVC, PVC foam, clear lexan and polyester. Each sheet measures 7.6" x 12.6".

Thin Plywood Midwest

These thin plywood sheets are popular for all types of woodworking projects. Made from aircraft grade birch, modeling birch and Micro-Lite Poplar, they take paint and varnish well and produce an outstanding finished piece.

Laser-Cut Model Trees Mr. Tree

The tree models are laser-cut from heavyweight white paper and include wood sticks that act as trunks. Simply cut apart the sheets of laser-cut foliage, attach them to the included sticks (which you can to different lengths), and paint as desired.

Grass & Landscape Mats Wee Scapes

Grass and landscape mats roll out to create an instant base for landscaping and scenery. They are reusable and non-shedding with heavy-duty paper backing for use with train layouts, model scenes, dioramas and craft projects.

Mini Walls Wee Scapes

These mini walls have a textured plastic surface mounted on a sturdy board. Perfect for painting with acrylic markers or aerosols. The surface should be cleaned with isopropyl alcohol. Each wall measures 7" × 11".

Wee Scapes Field Grass Groundcover Wee Scapes

An extremely fine, natural hair product that models tall grass, field grass and weeds.

Wee Scapes Flowers & Hedges Wee Scapes

A realistic collection of flowering bushes, trees, grasses and meadows that attempt to match nature's vibrant colors, delicate contours and diverse textures. Made using an innovative twisted wire process and handcrafted detail.

Wee Scapes Foliage Clusters Wee Scapes

Bring landscapes to life with a combination of poly fiber and blended turfs. Made in thin layers, these clusters are excellent for building airy, defined trees, vines, weeds, bushes and undergrowth. They easily stretch to virtually any density. Attach with any water-based glue. Packs of 150 sq. in.

Wee Scapes Human Figures Wee Scapes

Human figures made of white styrene. Painting the figures brings them to life. The half scale figures are 3" tall, the quarter scale figures are 1.5" tall and the eighth scale figures are 0.3" tall.

Wee Scapes Rocks Wee Scapes

Landscape rocks help add detail and realism to model scenes. They have a variety of scenery uses, including gravel roads, landscape features, railroad track ballast and more. In 200g bags

Wee Scapes Trees Wee Scapes

Economical preassembled trees complete with base. The evergreen trees and palm trees are made with twisted wires and realistic foliage. All other trees are made with a 3-D, plastic molding technique resulting in branches that reach out in four directions.

Wee Scapes Turf Wee Scapes

Ground cover turfs add texture, dimension and realism to landscapes, models and dioramas. Paint substrate with matching water-based paint before applying turf. Attach with water-based glue. In 20 cu. in. bags.

Wee Scapes Wire Trees Wee Scapes

Bendable, coated wire trees complete with foliage. Perfect for creating trees, shrubs, bushes, undergrowth and saplings.

Scene-A-Rama ReadyGrass Sheets Woodland Scenics

Create flat, grassy areas or sandy surfaces on projects and dioramas with these ready-to-use landscape sheets. Scrape turf off to make areas for roads, water and sidewalks. They also work well as a display surface for a project base or backdrop. Each sheet measures 10.75" x 16.25".

Hobby & Craft Ruler Midwest Special Order Only

This ruler makes it quick and easy to accurately identify, size and scale wood and other materials. It features slots for measuring thickness from 1/16" to 1/2", holes for measuring dowels and rods from 1/16" to 1/4", and a built-in ruler that measures up to 8".

Scale Lumber Midwest Drop Ship Only

Suitable for architectural models, model railroading, bridge building, and structural analysis, this scale lumber is carefully machined from specially selected basswood.

Plastic Pattern Sheets Wee Scapes Drop Ship Only

Unpainted and embossed 7.5" x 12" styrene plastic sheets that can be used to create roofing, flooring, siding, rock, stone, metal plate and other architectural parts. Favored by architects and hobbyists for their accurate, embossed detailing and versatility. Sheets come two in a package and may be cut by scoring with a utility knife.

Wee Scapes Animal Figures Wee Scapes Drop Ship Only

These tiny animal figures are made of white styrene and are brought to life with paint. There are 20 assorted animals per pack and they range in size from .5" x .5" small, .75" x .75" medium and 1.63" x .88" large. Sizes are approximate.

Ballast & Coal Ground Cover Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Available in several colors and sizes, these ballasts are light-weight and easy to use. They can be mixed to create realistic effects and are ideal for holding railroad ties in place and modeling gravel roads.

Bushes Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

An ideal material for making medium to large trees by attaching to tree armatures with adhesive, or use to model medium to high ground cover, such as bushes and shrubs. Each bag contains 18 cubic inches of bushes.

Clump-Foliage Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

For modeling medium to high ground cover such as shrubs, bushes and trees. Great for landscaping hillsides. Attach to tree armatures with adhesive. 55 cu. in. (1 qt.) per bag

Dead Fall Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

This natural, realistic product can be used to model fallen or standing dead trees and stumps. It has the look of aged wood with gnarled branches, knots with some smooth, weathered pieces. It can be used on any scale layout and applied with Scenic Glue (WSS190).

E-Z Water Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

E-Z Water can be used to form ponds, streams, rivers and harbors. It is non-toxic, low-odor and hardens in minutes. It can be reheated with a heat gun to remove scratches and to mold various accents, such as ripples, waves and rapids.

Field Grass Groundcover Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

An extremely fine, natural hair product that models tall grass, field grass and weeds with four realistic colors.

Fine Leaf Foliage Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Fine Leaf Foliage adds detailed dimension to any layout and is great for modeling bushes, saplings, shrubs and hedges or making exquisite trees. A tree armature sample is included in each package. To use, strip, cut or break from branches. Debris can be used to detail layouts.

Flowers Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Model flowering plants by sprinkling these flowers on small bushes, shrubs, vines and fields. Includes red, yellow, white and orange flowers. Attach with adhesive or Scenic Cement. 1.5 cu. in. per package.

Foliage Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Foliage is excellent for making trees, vines, weeds, bushes or any low growth. Simply stretch the sheet of foliage for a thin, lacy application. Create quick and economical tree masses on your layout. Stretch Foliage to desired density, then roll into a loose ball. Stretch the ball into a conical shape for variation. Attach with Scenic Glue, Scenic Cement or other adhesive.

Foliage Clusters Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

These foliage clusters can be used on hillsides to model tree masses, bushes, shrubs and other high ground cover.

Lichen Groundcover Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

A favorite among hobbiests, this natural product can be used to model bushes and ground cover or used as tree foliage to model quick and economical tree masses. Its unique texture realistically blends easily with other foliages.

Poly Fiber Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

A synthetic fiber used to create vines, undergrowth and other rambling vegetation. It can be applied to the sides of buildings, tunnel portals, retaining walls, light poles, billboards and along fence rows or other places you see vines grow. It is great for quick and economical tree masses on a layout.

Ready Made Realistic Trees Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

These trees lend authenticity to any layout or diorama. They are naturally colored and have realistic textures allowing them to blend well with other landscape products. Plant trees in clusters and intermix foliage colors. For more detail, spray foliage with Scenic Cement and highlight with Fine Turf. Attach to layout with adhesive. Detachable bases included.

ReadyGrass Vinyl Mat Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Ideal for model train layouts, architectural models, school projects, arts and crafts, slot cars, collectible houses, military models and more, this durable vinyl grass mat is moldable, non-shedding, non-staining and removable. Use a heat tool to form a hill, mound or valley, or simply scrape the turf to create space for roads and water areas. It can be permanently mounted or can be rolled up and used repeatedly. In a 33" x 25" roll.

Realistic Tree Kits Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

These kits can be used to easily make unique deciduous or pine trees. The branches of the tree armatures can be twisted into a desired shape, coated with adhesive and dipped into foliage. The 3/4" - 3" Medium Green Deciduous tree kit (WSTR1111) and 3" - 7" Green Deciduous tree kit (WSTR1112) include a sample of Fine-Leaf Foliage.

Realistic Water Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Realistic Water can be used to model still or slow-moving water, such as ponds, rivers, lakes and more. It is self-leveling, self-healing, water-soluble and can be poured directly from the bottle. It won't crack and has minimal shrinkage. Its surface dries firm in approximately 24 hours.

Scale Figures Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Scale figures posed in various standing, sitting and walking positions designed to meet the specialized needs of professional architectural modelers, architecture students, architectural landscaping students and interior design students.

Scene-A-Rama Scene Setters Sets Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Bring school projects and dioramas to life with these collections of themed sets of people, animals and a variety of specialized items sized for dioramas, displays and other projects. Each set also includes fun, educational information.

Scene-A-Rama Trees Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Sets of models of common trees worldwide. Each tree includes a removable base so that they can be placed temporarily or planted permanently with an adhesive.

Soft Flake Snow Groundcover Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

This product can be used on model railroads, dioramas, military models, school displays or where collectible houses are displayed to create snow. It comes in a handy see-through, reusable Canister Shaker (50 cu. in.) with a sprinkle/pour dual-purpose top.

Tree Armatures Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Made of bendable plastic, these tree armatures retain their shape once twisted. They have the texture and color of real tree trunks, a base pin for planting and an optional base for temporary placement. Use adhesive to attach foliage.

Turf Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Adds texture and highlights to trees and scenery. The fine turf can be used to model grasses, weeds and dirt roads. The coarse turf can be used to model low grasses, leaves and weeds and provides a smooth transition from low to medium and high ground cover. Attach with Scenic Cement (WSS191).

Underbrush Groundcover Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

This low-to-medium ground cover is excellent for making small to medium trees.

Water Effects Woodland Scenics Drop Ship Only

Water Effects can be used to model fast-moving waters, such as waterfalls, rapids or churning water. It dries clear and is flexible and non-toxic. It can be used on top of dried Realistic Water (WSC1211) to add water movement.