The Scratchbuilding Database at iModeler

scratch-built models and the art of scratchbuilding

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Night Stalker

Here’s my latest build, kit-bashed from several kits from a variety of different scales & subjects. I started with a vague idea …a sort of crustacean-like thing, armoured on top, with an exposed, mechanical underbelly. I also [...]

Autogyro "Calidus" 1/72 Scratchbuilt

Petlyakov Pe-2 on a scale of 1 to 32, scratchbuild

Soviet dive bomber of the World War II period. The first model with the use of aluminum sheet. The model itself is made entirely of cardboard with a slight use of 0.7 mm plastic and is glued with 0.2 mm aluminum sheet. The model was [...]

Yakovlev Yak-9P 1/32 scale, scratchbuild

The Yak-9P is a representative of Soviet aviation during the end of World War II, one of the last piston-engined fighters. From its predecessors, the Yakovlev family of aircraft differed in its all-metal design, which is why it was taken [...]

Ilyushin Il-4T 1/32 scratchbuild

Soviet torpedo bomber and long-range bomber of the Second World War. The whole process of construction is briefly given. The main elements of the model were developed in Reno. The nose frame is soldered from 0.9 mm wire, sewn with PET [...]

Oathbringer from The Stormlight Archive

Not your typical “model” I made this replica sword known as Oathbringer from a book series by author Brandon Sanderson. The series is called The Stormlight Archive. To create the sword; I printed out an artist rendering of the sword [...]

SAAF Buccaneer S MK 50, 1/32 scale, Scratch Build, Finished

Hi everyone, it has been quite a while since I have posted anything on the site, work and life just got in the way, so I hope you guys have not given up on me. Here are the final build pictures of my 32nd scale Buccaneer S Mk 50, South [...]

Building a 1:50 Scale Truck Dock

I have been working on a 1/50 scale diorama for someone. It's a truck dock that will handle about 6 trucks. Docks for 4 full fledged truck and trailer and two single trucks without their trailers. Lots of fittings with bits and pieces of [...]

Germany: Sixty years of division, 1:35 Scratchbuild

This build began about 33 years ago, yes: thirty-three years! In late November 1989 my late father told me that the second world war was finally over with the re-unification of Germany. To this date, I kept the Paris Match special on the [...]

Luftwaffe Flakturm ft. Flak 40 Zwilling ca. 1943, Scratchbuild

This is my contribution to the Imperial German Air Service / Luftwaffe Group Build, athough for once it ain't no airplane! (link) Here you can follow the progress report: (link) As you can see, I finished this one but I did so in Winter [...]