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CP-140 AURORA MKIV RCAF Maritime Patrol Aircraft Scratch Built

This is one of the 3-4 foot Aircraft I built as a Contract for Canada's Department of National Defense, Royal Canadian Airforce. Wings, Rudder, horizontal stabilizers all made from pine, even the 8 bladed props. The fuselage is made of PVC.

LAV III Built from Scratch

This is one of the LAV III models I built from scratch a while ago. Built from pine. Suspension up. This is the standard original version, next versions to come out were the LAV LORIT, With upgraded storage for operations in Afghanistan. [...]

1/32 Scale Scratch Built Buccaneer, Part 2

Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and that you will all have a wonderful and successful new year, Here are a few progress pictures for you guys to have a look at and hopefully enjoy, I am not going to bore you with all the details of the [...]

Why do I do these things?

Warning... Do not check out the artwork of Ian McCue it will effect the way you view things. Now this was a fun one. the only problem is where to stop. I think I could have added about twelve more pounds of "stuff" to this [...]

Scratch made rifle

Scratch built wooden model of a WW1 Lee Enfield sniper rifle.18 inches long.Made from oak.

Bill Bosworth does it again: 1/32 scratchbuilt Consolidated PB-2A

Another Bosworth masterpiece. The PB-2A, is significant for being the first fighter in United States Army Air Corps service to have retractable landing gear, an enclosed and heated cockpit for the pilot, and an exhaust-driven [...]

Scratch Build Truck Scale

I was thinking of a complete diorama but the idea I had for it would make the diorama too big. So I opted this method, as a display mantle instead. used lots of styrene and old school cutting to get the job done.

Berlin: Sixty Years of Division (Scratch 1:35th Scale)

Topic: This project envisaged the modeling of a BT 4x4 command tower of the East German border as they started to appear in both Berlin and the German countryside since about 1980, when the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR) was near [...]

P-8A Poseidon, 11 Squadron RAAF

1/72 Welsh Models P-8A Poseidon in the markings of A47-007 of 11SQN, RAAF complete. The build consisted of scratch building the weapons bay, weapons mounting points on the wings and pylons, many of the ESM and AMS lumps and antennas. I [...]

Republic XF-103 Thunderwarrior Mach 3 superiority fighter project 1/72 scale

Aircraft History and Specification In 1949, U.S. Air Force introduced the new "weapons system" concept, in which consisting of the air-to-air guided missiles, fire control system and the "1954 interceptor" capable of [...]