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Modelling Hints 'N' Tips and How To!

In the past on forums and at shows, I have been asked the same question "How did you do that?".

So after some thought and a chat with a couple of my friends from forums and at the club, I decided to create this section on my website. It will be a general hints & tips area, some of which you might already know about. But I am also including tutorials on some of the methods that I use when building some of my models. There is going to be downloadable versions of some of the tutorials that will be added to the corresponding pages at a later time.

So just click onto the images below for the article that you would like to view.

This area is currently under construction, so all of the links might not be active.

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Easy Display Bases Part 1
Basic bases made from MDF, paint and scenic scatter. Ideal for diplaying model aircraft

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Muddy Vehicles
How to create mud build up on various automotive and military vehicles using model paint and scenic scatter.

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Easy Display Bases Part 2
Basic bases made from MDF, using Plasticene, granite ballast or sand, paint and scenic scatter. These bases are ideal for automotive and military vehicles.

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Rust Holes
How to create rust holes on 1/24th and 1/25th plastic scale models cars.

Coming Soon


Coming Soon


Cordless Sander
A handy small sander made from a battery powered toothbrush.

Coming Soon

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Salt Weathering
A great method for creating worn, scratched or chipped paint on models using salt during the painting process.


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Page last updated 22/01/2012