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@tiking Charles King

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I have been interested in the building aspect of model making. I love building dirty trucks that look used. Show trucks are great to look at but built-to-look used is what does it for me. I’ve been building trucks since 2011. Before that I’ve been building modern military vehicles since 2002. Must say that truck building is fun and nicer on the eyes, if you old chaps know what I mean.

VW Buss

Another old build I did many years back. A 1/24 scale VW buss.I just getting the hand of weathering rust and aging effects on my models. I still had a long way to go but it is nice to see […]

Zis 151 6×6 Truck

Here is a very very old build. It is a 1/35 scale zis truck. The only effect I added was a slight hue tint to make the photo look slightly aged. I thought it looked convincing enough.

‘For the TIME’

The scene shows a freelance journalist taking a group photo of anti Gaddafi resistance on their technical. The photo will be on the front cover of the TIME magazine. I will be matting down everything, which I forgot to do […]

No name diorama – yet!

I have been working on this diorama for long time now and it is still not complete. I have been changing different things and adding things to get it the way I want it to be. I am presently looking […]


This is simply a 1/32 diecast model. I stripped and repainted it, removing the shining glossy green color look to it. I then added a small piece of small gauge wiring for the brake cable and a review mirror and […]

Modeling a street industry building in 1/24 scale

The material used here are form board through out the entire diorama. The asphalt is represented by fine grade sand paper. The sidewalk is formboard painted with a concrete color mix, I had mixed at my local paint store. I […]

Scania 144L Flatbed

Another very old build. It too does not exist but I have pics to show my progress then and now.


This is a really old diorama built many years ago. It does not exist any more but here are the pics.

Steel Haul – Volvo F12

The traktor is a kit from Italeri with modifikation done to it. The trailer wars scratch unikt. The Steel plats were made from cardboard.

Scratch Built Paper jet liner – Incredible!

Scratch building at its best. Dedication and resilience is what you can call this artist. Take a read and prepare to be awed!