Detailing circus flat cars

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After years of collecting up all the Circus train cars and wagons I now find myself ready to start enjoying the hobby since I'm stuck in the house with a new hip and going stir-crazy!
Years ago I was surfing on line and found a great article on how to detail and weather circus flat cars using real scale wood for the deck and runners.
Does anyone have that article? I've searched for days and I can't seem to find it. I'm sure there is something out there that has a step by step directions for detailing any kind of flat car.
Any help will do since I am a beginner at this.
Thank You

Dave Kotowski
Milwaukee, Wi.


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Actually I'd like to know myself (and I'll have to have another read through of Johnny's thread in case there's something in there) 'cause I want to do decks like this

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