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How to use Linka!

As well as some tips and advice for making great looking models.

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How to...

Basic Instructions

Advanced Techniques


Care & Cleaning

Choosing a Plaster

Basic Instructions

Cutting & shaping*

Painting & Weathering*


Covering/repairing a seam*

Casting Curved Pieces

Chimney breasts & stacks*

Bay windows & angled joints*

Raised walling - buttresses & plinths*


Tips and techniques*

Tunnel mouths & bridges*

Viaducts & cladding*

Combining Linka with other systems & Modeling from real life

The sections to the left are taken from the Linka Manual; a wonderful instruction booklet for new and experienced Linka users produced by the former Linka Systems.  Portions of it are reproduced here with permission.

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Files with an asterisk (*) denote those "place-holder" instruction sheets scanned directly from the Linka Manual.  They will eventually be updated and replaced.

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