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I’m rediscovering the magic of model making, something that has not been a part of my life for nearly three decades!

I can remember the unbridled joy it used to give me as a young lad when, with pocket money in hand, I’d soon find myself of a Saturday morning eagerly scanning the rows and rows of boxes in my local model shop trying to decide which kit to take home with me for that week’s enjoyment. Now I want to recapture that excitement and the pride of a kit well made.

Pt1 of the Trumpeter 1/48 Westland Whirlwind build

Double-Duty Dornier – Matchbox style.

Built for Aaron Newlands Group Build as well as my club's August Competition night. It was Matchbox. Did you guess (more…)

Tamiya 1/48 US 2.5 ton 6×6 Airfield Fuel Truck reveal

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Italeri 1/48 P-47D Thunderbolt

Featured in Issue 5, Volume 36, July 2014 of Scale Aircraft Modelling

Sprue tour! Trumpeter 1/48 Westland Whirlwind

Big thanks to Jim Starkweather of Kitmaker Network for supplying this kit.

A Lanc and a Landy: The June update.

Trumpeter 1/48 Nanchang CJ-6

Please excuse the second spelling of 'techniques' - those qs get everywhere. Also, has anyone seen my c, I seem (more…)

Williams Brothers 1/32 Caudron C.450

Built for Scale Aircraft Modelling magazine and published in Issue 03, Volume 36, May 2014.

Sprue tour! Zvezda 1/48 Sukhoi Su-2

A gorgeous kit from those Russian folks, that I reckon I'll be getting started on fairly soon!

PZL 23b Karaś – the ISM ‘100 Years of Bombers’ GB

That and other stuff. Also, for reasons I'm still trying to figure out, this video hasn't processed in HD. Sorry (more…)