iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.

Trumpeter 1/350 Scale HMS Hood

I have considered this to be the most fun I have ever had building a model. No fiddley photo-etch, except the three or pieces that came with the kit, just open the box and go to town. The only real extra work I did on this kit was to totally r[...]

Heading Home

This was my grand adventure into creating water. I got pretty involved in the German S-Boat with a lot of aftermarket PE sets. I found a tutorial on doing water on the internet and gave it a shot. I scratch-built the buoy and seagulls and found [...]

The remainder of my fledgling Navy

Both kits are 1/350th scale (in keeping with the Wasp)...the USS Freedom just plain looked cool - AND it has helicopters [aircraft, remember?]. The Los Angeles class sub was like a 2-hour "project" - never built a submarine before - besides, an [...]

WASP Amphibious Assault Ship

Gallery Models 1/350th scale USS Wasp had a plethora of aircraft included - it's what caught my eye as a [primarily] aircraft model enthusiast. It seemed a daunting task at first, but after a few weeks, it started to become a little easier as th[...]

USS Hornet – Doolittle’s Raiders

I picked up this 1/700th scale 'waterline' kit and decided I'd try something "off the wall" with it. I'm not usually a "ship guy", but I wanted to try an idea I had. i took some aluminum foil, crumpled it up and sprayed some color(s) on it. Aft[...]