My son previously posted his vision of the Italeri El Alamein Battle Set, in full battle mode. Here I have tried to create a more mundane scene around the station building, as well as a few shots of the British troops and vehicles that came in the set.
I decided to try this Chinese maker of inexpensive model vehicles with this A13 kit. Their catalogue seems to include a number of early-war vehicles that are, if not exactly […]
I have made this piece twice: once, when it was a Waterloo 1815 kit, and then again recently, when my son and I bought Italeri’s El Alamein Battle Set. The […]
This rendition of the vehicle by IBG models was a nice kit to build! (Stray dog not included…)
A very nice recent addition to the Airfix product catalog, shown here with my Academy B-17G.
These books detail and evaluate the quality of all of the gear used by German and British airmen in 1940, from goggles to jackets. Photos include close-ups of surviving, museum-quality examples as well as snapshots of the men wearing them nearly 80 years ago.
Kit by MPM Models. After-market canopy masking by Eduard. Although I have been working steadily on various builds over the last several months, I have been on a posting hiatus […]
As my adult model-building hobby era has continued apace, building a new version of this old favorite was on my to-do list, and here I share the results of building Heller’s kit of the “Tante Ju,” imagined on a snowy airstrip.
Here I offer a brief study of my little ship-making history. In an earlier post I shared three bombers and discussed the ways in which my building of large aircraft had developed over the […]
First, I want to touch upon an issue I have never yet addressed on these pages, but which bears a word or two of acknowledgment. Since starting this blog a couple […]