browser with the search terms of [decal paper] or [“water slide decals”]
To find the
sources listed below and several others.
BelDecal.com - a wide
variety of thick and thin-film papers for projects ranging from ceramic
surfaces to be fired to inkjet and laser papers for hobby use. Also
candle, soap, wood, wood, tattoo, magnetic and rub-on transfer papers in
quantities from 10 to 1000 sheets
DecalPaper.com - Another
source of a wide variety of papers in quantities from 5 to 50 sheets
Evans Designs –
Software and complete line of supplies to generate signs, windows, wall
textures, etc. and related papers. A great place to go for paper samples
Great Decals –
Decal suppliers. Links to several vendors for conventional decals, dry
transfers, supplies and information
Griffin Decals –
Authentic decals extracted directly from builder’s photographs 1880-1930.
Photographs, generic and custom sets available. These decals are a bit
pricy but they are authentic. Site hosted by Great Decals.
HYAZ / Papilio - Manufacturer of full
line of inkjet and laser decals including rub-on, foil, vinyl and types too
numerous to list here. This site is a good place to go to see what is
available for various papers and get ideas for what you can do with your
printer. On-line purchasing is available but it is through Papilio, a
Micro-Mark – Well
known suppliers of small tools for model making including a full line of
kits, refills and supplies for laser and inkjet decals. Kits are designed
for the do-it-yourself modeler who wants to make his own decals. Kits
available for both inkjet and laser printers
Microscale Decals – thin-film
Decal sets for modern equipment. Also does custom work from scratch or
camera ready. Resident Artist for custom designs
Papilio Inkjet Media -
Retail outlet for HYAZ papers and expands offerings to various fixatives
and accessories for decal work
Rail Fonts.Com – Fonts
and type faces specifically designed for railroad lettering. Also various
images using one image in place of each letter. Well worth looking into
when designing decals, passes or other railroad related items.
(note new URL) – Large assortment of generic and basic decals for wide
variety of car styles. Also does custom work from scratch or camera ready.
Railroad Paint Shop
– Source for paint schemes (prototype and imaginary) for engines and equipment.
Schematics also great for detailing equipment. They can help you design
custom decals for a price and advise you on how to lay out a decal sheet.
Rings ‘N Things – All sizes
of small plastic bags to store cut and uncut decals as well as small parts,
dry color, and any number of other things. You can also find all sorts of
little goodies you wouldn’t think of including small tools, Beads used for
spacers on electrical components or power lines on layouts, elastic chord
for power lines.