Making model trees for your wargaming layout

Here are some links sent to me by Bob Glorioso of the Stillmeadow Crossing Model Railroad group here in historic York, Pennsylvania. Some of these websites are useful for getting ideas for modeling trees for miniature wargaming layouts.

Wood dowel, wire branches (mass production)
http://tiny.cc/y7l8z

Bottle brush pine
http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/5622

“Wispy” pines (see the second half of the article)
http://www.pmrr.org/Articles/Scenery/Trees.htm

Fern-branch pines from dowels
http://www.hem.passagen.se/tiking/PDF/pinetreearticle.pdf

Fern-branch pines from balsa
http://www.northriverrailway.net/Trees01.htm

Furnace filter trees
http://gameterrain.info/articles/trees4_filter.html
http://forum.atlasrr.com/forum/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=true&TOPIC_ID=31769&whichpage=1

Scrub pad trees
http://www.modelrailroader.ca/niagara-escarpment-system/scenery/spruce-trees-from-scrub-pads/

Autumn trees (dried flowers and melted plastic straw)
http://www.modelrailroader.ca/niagara-escarpment-system/scenery/autumn-trees/

A thread with really inspiring pictures of model trees, but you have to do a lot of clicking and reading to find the secrets (link to middle of thread)
http://www.modelrailroadforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5015&page=16

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