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OK I'm 48 and have been modelling since is was five but have only really begun to push my skills recently. I'll post images of my last diorama for you all to see and comment on. I'm a master carpenter buy trade and got into ship modelling as an apprentice but I've always plastic modelled in some shape or form but in the last few months having lots of free time on my hands I've begun building dioramas. I'm probably not the best modeller but I love Everett ng I build.


OK sorry if this bugs people but I had to put my Smolensk dio on hold for a short time. This is my current project on my bench. Hoping to make a small vignette if I can find images of tents or at least some sort of lean to with tank crew [...]

OK I'm in. Workbench 2015.

Current workbench while still converting new railway carriage man cave.

Smolensk 1941 diorama

Haven't posted in a while since I had a run in with a none to friendly circular saw. Here's my Smolensk dio from Mirage hobbies up to date. Didn't think much of the t26 kit as I had to take a saw to it straight out of the box which I was [...]

Smolensk 1941 diorama

High fello plastic bashers lol. I picked this mirage diorama kit whilst in America and now I'm home I've begun building it. The kit is made by Mirage hobbies and this case depicts a scene from the battle for Smolensk in 1941 although the [...]

Protecting the diorama WIP

And so after bringing my venerable old badger airbrush back to life and with an air can I painted the AA gun in field grey. Also seen here are the first stages of weathering. Hi folks I took these before I left for the States for radical [...]

Protecting the power.

OK I know it's a long shot as I don't if this ever actually happened but I'm currently building a diorama which will set a German AA gun on a platform protecting an electricity transformer tower. I still have some additions to put on the [...]

Somewhere in the desert.

Kits included in this diorama are tamiya 1/35 marine apc along with a verlinden middle easter house she'll. Groundworks are really sand supplied courtesy of the pottery industry, vermiculite used to simulate rubble and deer hair for the [...]