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Guide to covering with nylon.
AERO MODELLER #678 Jul 1992 (v.57) pg. 18

Technique for accurately cutting out numbers, etc. from tissue paper.
AERO MODELLER #688 May 1993 (v.58) pg. 51

How to repair minor damage in tissue covering.
AERO MODELLER #689 Jun 1993 (v.58) pg. 48

The big cover up. Traditional and modern covering methods. Includes how-to, trials and tips. Part 1. Tissue covering.
AERO MODELLER #698 Mar 1994 (v.59) pg. 22

The big cover up. Part 2. Modern film covering techniques and tips.
AERO MODELLER #699 Apr 1994 (v.59) pg. 12
Added Info AERO MODELLER #701 Jun 1994 (v.59) pg. 4

Using a color copier or color computer printer to prepare intricate patterns on lightweight tissue paper. Useful for making lozenge patterns for scale model aircraft.
AERO MODELLER #701 Jun 1994 (v.59) pg. 44

Combining mylar and tissue can provide a covering that is waterproof, colorful and has structural rigidity.
AERO MODELLER #712 May 1995 (v.60) pg. 38

Covering with Mylar film. Advice to those who want to take advantage of this versatile covering material.
AERO MODELLER #715 Aug 1995 (v.60) pg. 22

Construction of D-boxes using a combination of Jap tissue and kevlar covering.
AERO MODELLER #719 Dec 1995 (v.60) pg. 6

Construction masterclass. Part 2. Successful technique for covering with Mylar.
AERO MODELLER #737 May 1997 (v.62) pg. 6
Added Info AERO MODELLER #739 Jul 4 1997 (v.62) pg. 38

Tip on cutting contrasting trim and edge strips from pre-coated heat shrink film and applying them to a model using a sealing iron.
AERO MODELLER #738 Jun 1997 (v.62) pg. 11

Construction masterclass. Part 3. The coloring and secondary covering of Mylar.
AERO MODELLER #739 Jul 4 1997 (v.62) pg. 6

Trimming with tissue. Making your own markings and trim from Japanese tissue. Describes a system which permits 6 or more sets of letters or numbers to be cut out simultaneously.
AERO MODELLER #748 Apr 9 1998 (v.63) pg. 6

Color for free-flight models, with an emphasis on dyeing Mylar prior to covering.
AERO MODELLER #751 Jul 2 1998 (v.63) pg. 14

Do it yourself decals. Using your personal computer and printer to print on tissue paper.
AERO MODELLER #784 Feb 2001 (v.66) pg. 24

Tissue-covering a model airplane to get a wrinkle-free finish.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1990 (v.80#4) pg. 61

Tips on skinning (covering) vintage aircraft models and using conventional wood finishes to achieve the correct "antique" look.
MODEL AVIATION Apr 1990 (v.16#4) pg. 40

Tips on preventing warping when covering and painting airfoils.
MODEL AVIATION Apr 1990 (v.16#4) pg. 164

Tip on applying MonoKote as trim on flat or single-curvature surfaces.
MODEL AVIATION Jun 1990 (v.16#6) pg. 50

Simple tool for cutting tissue strips.
MODEL AVIATION Feb 1991 (v.17#2) pg. 63

Rib stitching and gluing. How to make a test to guarantee that covering material will remain attached to airfoil ribs.
MODEL AVIATION Dec 1992 (v.18#12) pg. 44

Covering model airplanes with silk. Step-by-step instructions for a neglected art.
MODEL AVIATION Oct 1993 (v.19#10) pg. 34

Marker techniques. How to use Chartpak brand colored marking pens and photocopies made on a Minolta or Canon copier to add color or transfer designs, markings, insignia, etc. to tissue covering or balsa.
MODEL AVIATION Jul 1994 (v.20#7) pg. 8

Tip on using thinned "Titebond" glue instead of dope as a bare-wood coating for finishing and painting and to attach silk or silkspan.
MODEL AVIATION Jul 1994 (v.20#7) pg. 118

Model aircraft covering. Instructions for applying heat-shrink covering so that it won't loosen when exposed to hot sun.
MODEL AVIATION Jan 1995 (v.21#1) pg. 65

Tips on covering and finishing vintage model aircraft using cloth.
MODEL AVIATION May 1995 (v.21#5) pg. 83

Using "Rit" fabric dye to color clear MonoKote.
MODEL AVIATION Aug 1995 (v.21#8) pg. 23

Instructions on applying fiberglass cloth to a model airframe.
MODEL AVIATION Aug 1995 (v.21#8) pg. 66

Technique for covering a balsa model with silkspan.
MODEL AVIATION Jan 1996 (v.22#1) pg. 124

Making pinked-edge rib tape from silkspan or paper to simulate rib-stitching covering on fabric-covered models.
MODEL AVIATION Feb 1996 (v.22#2) pg. 118

How to choose the correct finishing methods and materials for model aircraft.
MODEL AVIATION Jun 1996 (v.22#6) pg. 60

Tips on applying Polyspan (a non-woven polyester material that looks like silkspan).
MODEL AVIATION Aug 1997 (v.23#8) pg. 122

How to get a better model-covering job using the wet tissue process.
MODEL AVIATION Oct 1997 (v.23#10) pg. 117

Covering techniques when using carbon veil or fiberglass.
MODEL AVIATION Feb 1999 (v.25#2) pg. 119

Tip on covering and doping fragile structures to avoid warping.
RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS May 1990 (v.32#5) pg. 390

Tips on applying pre-war jap tissue, shrinking the covering, and doping.
RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Jul 1990 (v.32#7) pg. 586

Tips on covering model airframes with 0.4mm plywood to give more realism than balsa.
RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Aug 1990 (v.32#8) pg. 703

Glass cloth covering (glassclothing). An alternative to tissue covering which is more damage resistant and waterproof.
RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS Sep 1990 (v.33#9) pg. 778

Tip on removing the plastic backing film from iron on covering material.

How to make and apply scale registration letters from trim film.