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We're producing a new manual covering aspects of 2mm modelling. The first chapters are now available, and more will be added in the coming months.
Fri, 10 Dec 2021 17:11:29 GMT
A full colour A4 20-page booklet describing the history and making of this premier league 2FS layout. Available to buy from this website.
Sun, 08 Aug 2021 11:07:01 GMT
The 2mm Scale Association has added a YouTube Channel, where we will place videos of model techniques and of interest to our members.
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 10:41:52 GMT
With the Covid-19 virus pandemic, we have postponed the Diamond Jubilee Expo. The Diamond Jubilee Layout Challenge will also be delayed. Our current plan is to hold the event in the summer of 2022.
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:51:33 GMT
In anticipation of the 60th Anniversary of the 2mm Scale Association, we are running a layout building challenge to encourage as many layouts as possible to be available for the jubilee year.
Sat, 30 Mar 2019 09:35:28 GMT
Nick Mitchell constructs a chassis for a LMS 4-6-0 Jubilee locomotive, videoing each step of the process.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 12:25:05 GMT
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The 2mm Calendar

Wadebridge, as seen at the Diamond Jubilee Exhibition

The 2022 Annual General Meeting will be on Sunday 18th September. Details of the 2022 model competition will follow shortly.

Other events are described on the Events page.


The 2mm Scale Association exists to promote and facilitate modelling at the scale of 2mm:1ft. The scale has a long history as the smallest practical finescale standard.

By joining the Association, members gain access to a wealth of knowledge and our exclusive component range designed to enable simple and accurate construction.

Find out how to get started in 2mm FineScale; with the products available from the 2mm Scale Association its easier than you might think.

Our component ranges include jigs and alignment tools which remove the guesswork and need for specialist measuring equipment from precision model making. We also produce booklets which explain the construction techniques which have been developed over the years.

To keep our members in touch we produce a bi-monthly magazine and newsletter. For those with access to the internet we offer an email list where members can chat about anything pertinent to 2mm model making.

This website contains information about the Association and 2mm standards, articles about model making, and photographs to inspire the model maker.

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Dunallander 9th august 2022 Source: 2mm Grampian Area Group | 9 Aug 2022 | 8:22 pm BST
Although there have been a couple of meetings this is the first I have been able to attend since everything went pear shaped. It was great to meet up again with Roy and Tony and to see all the great work Roy has carried out along with some of Mike's buildings. Hopefully we can now kick start things  ....

July 2022 Meeting Source: 2mm Kent and Essex Area Group | 20 Jul 2022 | 12:42 pm BST
This month realy showed two important things about Association area groups; small membership and a layout which members can work on collectivly. The second point proven by the continuing sucess of Lightermans Yard.Currrently, as was seen last month, KEAG members are variously involved in two l ....

In newspaper terms, Fleet Street refered to this time of year as...the silly season when nothing much happened, except this year things rearly are happening, even at 2mm scale! Of course, I'm referring to our very own Diamond Jubilee, of which more later.Our June meeting was about the logistics of g ....

Dunallander 12th July 2022 Source: 2mm Grampian Area Group | 12 Jul 2022 | 8:24 pm BST
Although we are still finding it hard to get together due the rising cases in Covid, Roy has been busy building up the the terrain with plywood. Below are a couple of images of Roy's latest work. Here is an update of the terrain at the south of the station area. Roy has fitted a level area for the  ....

And so they came; pipes skirling, drums a-beating, flags flying, plaids swinging, claymores and pikes in hands: the Forth and Clyde Area hordes of the 2mm Scale Association marched on the rural hamlet of Almondell to ensure that the banner of 2mm Finescale was, once again, raised in defiance of all  ....

The FCAG brought the 2mmSA Further North roadshow to Perth last weekend - here's a couple of shots to give the flavour. First a selection of scratchbuilt locos from Jim Watt and Alisdair Campbell:followed by Jim in full fettling mode, finding the point where a worm and worm wheel were not meshing pr ....

Welcome to this month's somewhat belated blog, celebrating the gathering of that fine group of folk, the Forth and Clyde Area Group of the 2mm Scale Association, on 11th June. For those regular readers who have been so on edge with the late delivery of this blog posting, I apologise, but real life g ....

Several FCAG members made the journey south to Derby to sample the delights of the 2mmSA Diamond Jubilee exhibition, and we were not disappointed. The standard of modelling on display was very high indeed, but the best part, of course, was the opportunity to ask direct questions of the experts with  ....

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