scratch-built models and the art of scratchbuilding
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Scratch built 1/24 South African Aerotek Ace prototype – Part 1
My first post on iModeler (first ever post of a project online!) and I have chosen a unique prototype built in South Africa in the late 80’s as a tandem turbine trainer replacement for the agiing South African Airforce Harvard [...]
Updating the old Monogram B-58 (1:48): part 1. tail gun in 3D
Hi everyone! The Hustler is one of my favourite airplane. Beautiful, menacing and a real symbol of the meaninless of the cold war. The Monogram kit is really old but still the best B-58 and I don't think that someone come out a new one in [...]
Video: Ju 87 B-1 Stuka – Scratch Built Metal Model- Part 3
Music: Richard Wagner-- Ride of the Valkyries. 1:16 Scale. Model Engineering. One-Off Aluminum Model. Truly scratch-built. The custom metal models built by Guillermo Rojas Bazán are considered the best in the world in their category by [...]
Piaggio P 166 Scratch Build 1/32 Scale ” The Start”
Well here we go again, I finished the Spitfire about 2 weeks ago, a very enjoyable build, I tell you those Tamiya Kits are really good, so good in fact that I started to get Board with the build, no offense to Mr Tamiya, it was so well [...]
Ian McQue inspired airship
This is a kit bash / scratch built model inspired by the designs of Ian McQue. Hope i did him justice...
Thompson Brothers Aircraft Refueller
Just a couple of additional photos of my Thompson Brothers Aircraft Fueller taken with my Airfix 1/24 scale Hurricane.
Thompson Brothers Aircraft Fueller
I haven't posted for a while, but this is the completion of a 3-year project. The Thompson Brothers Aircraft Fueller (TBAF) was in use on RAF airfields during the 2nd world war. This representation is in 1/24th scale and is scratch built [...]
George Lee & his Keystone, etc.
The first 3 photos are of George Lee with his "scratch built "Keystone Bomber." I took the photos at the annual 1988 IPMS/USA National Convention. George taught me how to scratch-build model parts and how to airbrush [...]
1/15 Nostromo Airlock (Alien 1979)
Scratch built model of the Airlock from the movie Alien (79). Built from polystyrene sheet, Evergreen, & 3D printed styrene. I mostly worked from a production sketch by concept artist Ron Cobb, and a few frame grabs from the film. The [...]
Video: Ju 87 B-1 Stuka- Scratch Built Metal Model- Part 2
1:16 Scale. Model Engineering. One-Off Aluminum Model. Truly scratch-built. The custom metal models built by Guillermo Rojas Bazán are considered the best in the world in their category by several institutions of wide international [...]