Tape, PE, patience and your own seat belts will come to life
If you love scratchbuilding you will love these tips
Wanna truly realistic weld seams on your armors? Everything you need to know, in this 2 min. tutorial.
Schurzen are common on WWII German tanks, but not always the kit include them. Here the remedy.
Scratchbuilding time, with some useful tips to reproduce stacks and elbows.
A great tutorial, with some useful tricks to enhance and paint exhaust pipes
Drilling bits... easy no? But wait... are we forgetting something?
If you are a Warhammer perfectionist, you will like to scratchbuild the best tracks around for your Baneblade tanks.
Do you need a window for your next dio? Here how to build it by yourself from scratch
Some more tips and tricks to add to our scratch-builders arsenals, this time dedicated to engraving round shapes
A simple tutorial showing how to easily scratchbuild a door and a door's frame to add in any of your diorama projects
Fron the guys at Scale War Machine, a useful tutorial about how to sculpt your own stowage from putties like Milliput, Duro & Tamiya Quick Type.
Doctor's Kranky shows us how to eay bend styrene for applications like roll cages.
Need a window for your diorama's buildings or to add some debris on the ground? Here a way to scratchbuild it.
Doing a clean cut on a styrene tube requires some care, and there are various tools and techniques to do it.
That's amazing what you can do just with styrene and your imagination... Look carefully this guy bringing to life a model from nothing...
A new kind of material, that can turn out to be very useful in many scratchbuilding jobs, reviewed by the friends of Flory Models
I would say just for specific project and reserved only to experienced (and patient ! ) modelers.
Not all the armor kits have weld line well reproduced, when present in the original. But with a little of work we can easily reproduce them.
Just follow some simple rules, and all your cuts in a styrene surface will be perfect !
Amazing what you can do with basi scratch building techniques... have a look by yourself in this 6 min. long videobuild.
Some kits doesn't have them at all; some have but very crappy... Let's see how to scratchbuild perfect landing lights for our models.
How to cut a pattern for a diamond tread model aircraft tire? This is a brief video outline of how Paul Budzik managed it.
Great tutorial showing step by step how to build from scratch, and paint, a dock or small bridge made with wood.
Basics of plastic modeling with styrene or polystyrene, including vacuum forming, gluing, solvent welding cutting and sanding, filing
It is not accurate, 3 mm too short! Well, if you truly need to alter the dimensions of an un-accurate kit, follow the Paul Budzik suggestions!
Paul Budzik shows us how to use in the proper way the measuring tools used in our hobby, like the digital caliper.
Very well done video-tutorial, presenting in 14 minutes all the steps to detail and paint a pro-looking cockpit (no aftermarkets here!)
A futuristic steam punk car, fully scratchbuilt step by steo: a masterwork that you cannot miss!
Just simple circles and squares... and still you can do lot of things with them in scartchbuilding details, how this video-tutorial shows to us.