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Video: Ju 87 B-1 Stuka- Scratch Built Metal Model- Part 1

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 [...]

Dewoitine D.21 C1 – 1/16 – Scratch Build

The Turkish Nation donated about 300 aircraft to the Turkish Air Force between 1925 and 1935. The donor or the name of the province, county, village was written on the airplane. Dewoitine D.21 C1 donated by Akşehir Town was one of [...]

Arado Ar 196 Fixed Wing in wood

As the world is gripped by Covid 19, and India is under a 21 day lock down with extension possibilities high, it was the best time to finish the Arado Ar 196 Fixed wing recon plane. Trying to make it by looking at the different pictures of [...]

1/32 Scale F-104 Starfighter with real aluminum skinCompleted!

Hello all you sheltered in place modelers! Well I have finally completed the 1/32 scale F-104 with all aluminum skin! This is something I always wanted to do, and now I can finally say I have done it! (If I never see thin aluminum again [...]


My client sent me the side view photo of "Dallas Doll" and wanted to know if I could make the "Dallas-style" canopy? I wrote back and said yes I could, but in reality I had never done anything like this [...]


I blew up the first photo of a P-51D Mustang that was taken in WW-II (1941-1945). With my art talent I drew the "duck" which was fashioned after Walt Disney's movie cartoon character then had a decal made, which was put on my 2nd [...]


I bought the front section of this kit and made some revisions to it. I went "Gung-Ho" as we call it here in America and "hand crafted" several more parts. I had no plans, nor measurements so I just looked at a few [...]

Final reveal: Arco dei Fileni, Libya, 1941 on 1:35, Scratchbuild

This is the final reveal of my crack at the Arco dei Fileni, an Italian colonial monument erected in 1937 in Libya and designed by the Italian architect Florestano di Fausto (1890-1965). The original was dynamited by the later Libyan [...]

Real aluminum paneled Italeri 1/32nd scale F-104CBuild in progress!

Hello stranded at home modelers! This is something I've wanted to do once in my life and because of this virus I decided to dive in! This is a F-104 with all individual panels made from real aluminum, not that bare metal c**p. I have [...]

Completed Mirage F1 AZ 1/32 Scale, Scratch Build. Part 19.

Well there you have it, Finally finished. I got the decal sheet from a friend of mine in IPMS Cape Town, and they came out just Fantastic. So I hope you all enjoyed the build as much as I have, and I will post on my next build as I [...]