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Model Builder - Modeling Software

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Model Builder PC Software for Windows - Make the Buildings You Cannot Buy


Use our paper building software to inexpensively add hundreds of buildings to your layout. For less than the cost of a single typical model train building, Model Builder is the one program you need.

Model Builder runs on Windows 7, 10, and 11

Create your ideal building, or start with one of ours

  • Use the 6 projects in our included Project Idea Booklet,
  • Start with the included sample buildings,
  • Download some building ideas from the 250+ buildings other modelers have uploaded to our new Model Builder Sharing website,
  • Or just start building your structures using the 500 included textures in 34 categories.

Model Builder Sharing


Design your building right on the program design screen:

Design industrial buildings, residences, apartment buildings, track side depots, many other track side structures, your own ideas. Print realistic buildings or backdrops for your model train layout, diorama, war games, and many other miniature scenes..
Watch the design process!

design screen

Print Model Buildings in your scale

Choose from the list of common scales, or enter any custom scale you want between 1:10 and 1:480 on the setup screen.

When you open the program items you drop onto the design screen automatically default to your chosen scale

Print your model building ideas and assemble

Click here for more info on scales in Model Builder

Capture screen

Model Builder Add-ons

Our Model Builder Add-ons can be easily imported into Model Builder and used to build and design even more building styles.

Brickyard - 20 brick patterns

siding shingle

Graffiti - over 50 graffiti images in all different styles

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Stained Glass - over 60 stained glass patterns for your windows

stained glass narrow

Sign Creator - over 300 road signs and over 50 railroad signs

sign creator



Or, just use the 500+ realistic Materials in Model Builder to add to your existing structures, or for building interiors and detail work. It's a welcome addition to your scratch-building toolbox



System Requirements: 280MB Hard disc space, minimum 1GB Ram.

Your Model Builder purchase comes with 2 years of free support.

We print all of our paper model designs with an ordinary $70 Inkjet Printer. Epson Photo printers are nice for printing finer details, but definitely not required. And we recommend Matte Photo Paper for the best image quality.

Read more reviews here for our Model Builder Software and other programs!


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Customer Reviews

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Phillip Fimiani
Software upgrade

Purchased a software upgrade. Process worked flawlessly. Thank you!

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Brian Thomas
Easy to use, a great addition to my toolbox

Very easy to use and understand. I can go from an idea to a completed structure in very little time. Nice way of adding texture and detail to otherwise plain or outdated kits as well. Highly recommend this software!

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Michael Hegedus
Evans excels

I really enjoy using Model Builder. It is versatile and provides accurate detailed printouts. A must have.

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Stan King
Scaling up to 1/24 difficult

The designs included don’t easily up-scale to 1/24 but I have been able to manipulate them satisfactorily. Not the most intuitive software but the HELP and instructions pretty well show what can be done. I’ve begun a second structure and think it will be another ok addition to the G Scale layout.

Hi Stan thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Yes, for 1:24 scale, it is hard to fit much on an 8.5 x 11 inch page you can fit into your printer. You could select a larger page size and bring the completed file as a PDF to an office store to print larger sizes. Did you know we have video tutorials here? You have may find them helpful. You can find them at this link: https://evandesignsmodelbuilder.com/tutorials

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Steve
Model builder

Saw this in narrow gauge and short lines. I like card board modelling so bought a copy. Download / payment all straight forward. I've only had a brief look at it so far though. Seems relatively straight forward to use and there are building tutorials included which is good. The interface is a little clunky in places but for a home grown piece of software its pretty good.

If you enjoy building in card (I think there is an awful lot you can do with this) I would recommend.

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Nathan C.
Overall a great software

No matter the scale, this software will help you create structures at a fraction of the price verses other options.

There is a learning curve to the software and you have to think 3D, but once you have that process in mind, you're set.

The folks over at Evan Designs are awesome, who provide great customer service!

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Jeff Webb
Great Products...

The designs really help make a project come to life! Will order more in the future for my N-Scale model RR. Thnxs.

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Daniel Brewer
Great Products and Service!

Model Builder is a great product for making model railroad and other mock-ups or finished buildings! It's easy to use and the support provided by Evans Designs is great! Every model railroader should have this in their e-toolbox.
Every time I use it, I find new ways to create more realistic structures.

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L. Brumback
Need a flip

Generally great product, but would be improved by the ability to flip drawing objects such as doors and windows both horizontally (for variety) and vertically (for the ability to lay out a small building all on one page)

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! Your suggestion is appreciated and duly noted!

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Daniel Brewer
Great Products and Service!

I've purchased from Evans Designs for years! David and Shelly have always produced great products, supported them very well, and have gone the extra mile each time I've sought their help! I'm proud to endorse their business and suggest that others do the same!

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