iModeler Ships

Naval modeling - ships, boats and submarines.

1/350 Aoshima I365 (WIP)

I365 was a D Class IJN transport sub with no torpedo tubes. Colourcoats IJN Anti Fouling and Yokasuka Grey were used with a base coat of Mr. Finisher 1500. Artwox wood deck was used with Veteran 25mm and some conning tower detail. The re[...]

1/700 scale USS Gerald Ford CVN-78 (Modified build)

Goodday to all , First and foremost have a blessed holiday season and Happy new year 2019 !! This was my build of the aircraft carrier back in early 2017. The Overall model kit: Since the Gerald Ford class carriers are still not manufacture[...]

HMS Aurora (12); Flyhawk 1:700

This is my second ship model ever and quite some time has passed since finishing the first one. The story was such that a friend and a fellow modeller Mitja told me, I have to build this model as it is named the same as my daughter. At first I t[...]

Scratch built type 23 Royal Navy frigate HMS Richmond

I built this about 4 years ago for the Captain of the said ship. He said he wanted it bigger than the Type 22 I made him previously. I built it from photos he had given me (about 100). The model is made from pine and ply. He invited me on board [...]

Soviet Victor III Class [Project671RTMK] SSN, 1/350 Hobby Boss

Great little 1/350 kit from Hobby Boss. This is second Soviet era submarine of a growing fleet of Russian subs I'm building. Watch this space for more to come.

1/350 IJN Yamato

One of my older models this time. This is the Tamiyas new tool Yamato with the Pontos advanced set. Some minor modifications and scrachbuild details. I tried to depict her as she was on the morning of her last day in April 7th 1945. I used Gun[...]

Tin Can Alley: Dragon’s 1/350 USS Gearing DD-710 Gearing Class Destroyer (1945)

Project Completed: Dragon 1/350 USS Gearing DD-710 1945 Version. Fresh off the workbench. This was a challenging kit yet an excellent model. Overall fit is excellent in many ways with no unique build challenges except from the photo-etch. This b[...]

New project: JMSDF Ise DDH-182 (1/350 Fujimi) Part 4.

Hi guys, I'm still working on this project, I'm in the painting stage and details on the deck, I just finished paste the island on the flight deck. I was also with work the air group, which will be composed of 12 different aircraft. Greetings[...]

1/700 scale IJN Yoizuki diorama

Good day to all , This is an old built I did back in 2016 which depicts the IJN Yoizuki circa 1945 from Aoshima model manufacturer brand. The diorama depicts the Imperial Navy destroyer being strafe by US Naval planes as a scene to make the dio[...]

Up Periscope

I'd like to share with you, some thing that I forgot about, a wooden model of a submarine that my Dad made for me in the before time[around 1965] I think he got the idea from a cover of the book 'Up Periscope!' Some thing I just could not part[...]