Scratch built type 22 frigate HMS Cumberland. I built four of these one fo the ships company,one for the commander,one for the first officer and one for me. Copied from pictures and 22 inches long.99% pine the 1% is brass rod.
1/72 Hobby Boss, I replaced the exhausts with alloy tube and added some antennae, finished in Humbrol red 19 with Future over decals from the spares box, built 2012.
After enjoying building Airfix's 1/72 DB Defiant, I was all set to tackle the F-4K. either my skill set is diminishing or maybe I should give it up. This build was a struggle for me almost all the way. It is a well engineered kit, great decals,[...]
This new book will appear beginning 2019. Again, interesting story and lots of drawings and pictures for the modeler. "The naval warfare of the last few decades appears dominated by operations of fast missile craft and a wide diversity of other [...]
1/72 Hobby Boss, with a few modifications and additions, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit decals, built for the Year of the Cat GB, more pic's there.
Good day to all , This is my brief naval diorama of the Royal navy battleships HMS Queen Elizabeth & HMS Malaya from trumpeter kit. Overall the kit was easy to assemble not too many compartments and less gaps in terms of fitting which is a[...]
Project Complete: 1/32 Trumpeter Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat "Fleet Air Arm 1944-45" Markings: Fleet Air Arm Squadron assigned to the HMS Indomitable from 1944-45, Pacific Theater. Kit: 1/32 Trumpeter 1/32 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat Build Duration: Apx[...]
Well, this project is still on-going. It's one of those projects were you feel like you are almost done but then you realize you are still so far off. Trying to get everything correct, and taking care of those little details can take so much l[...]
This is my second update for this commissioned build. As you can see from the photos the aircraft is mostly fully assembled. This update is focused on painting process. The paint used is Vallejo and Tamiya acrylics. The paint used in the pic[...]
It's been a while since I have posted an article; I was getting the shakes so decided to do a work-in-progress piece. This is my latest commissioned build started 10/1/18. It is the 1/32 Trumpeter Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat but will be finished in [...]