So after lifting the laminate floor from the room, we knew that we wanted a wooden floor and the idea was to sand down the floorboards and varnish. Once we had a look at the boards I could see straight away a lot of paint stains, splits and the fireplace hearth. Bit of research into how much boards would cost and what boards to use, this lead me to Scandinavian Larch.Continue reading “Living Room Floor”
This is one I have had sitting around for a few years. Quite an interesting looking model, a lot of parts, rubber wheels and a small sheet of photo-etch. Think I paid about £13 on sale. A lot of little pieces on this one took quite a bit of patience.
Even though the wedding is not going to be until 2021 the planning has begun in Ernest. Most of the planning involves Sam telling me what is going to happen. To be honest at this stage I just happy she is going to invite me.Continue reading “Wedding Dead Ahead”
My New Netbook.
So my old laptop packed up, well not exactly packed by but became so slow to boot and sluggish when in use.
I have a desktop for any serious work I need to do and wanted something really small that I can throw in my bag and go with. A little bit of research and I found this little beauty.Continue reading “ASUS C202SA-GJ0027 Netbook On Chrome”
She Said Yes!
Another fun packed
So a few years ago I picked up a couple of these King Tiger models for an absolute song. So I haven’t taken any pictures of the build as I didn’t know I would be blogging when I started it, but now it’s finished there are a few below. I did enjoy this build. A lot of complex parts, individual tracks which were a new thing for me. To be honest it is a very nice looking tank. I have gone for a distressed winter camo look with this one. The first time I really used an airbrush, I started to learn about the effects of air pressure and paint thinning. Also played around with some weathering. Only had to deal with a couple of pieces of photo-etch, which were grills for the engine. In the end, I went for a winter finish. Here are the results, let me know what you think.
A £5 Light Box for Foodies, Ebayers or Crafters
So this one is a project of necessity. So I took a few pictures of the King Tiger but I just wasn’t impressed with the result. Partly down to the camera on my phone and party down to the surroundings. So the way to go is a light box. I don’t have the money to buy one and I don’t have the time for a serious build so here is a cheap, cheap! Lightbox to get these pictures done. Continue reading “Homemade DIY Under £5 Light Box”
So I have decided to push ahead with some serious blogging in 2019 and feel the model making content is a good way to go. A Lot is still a learning process. I like a huge range of models probably modern armour is one of my greatest interest. However, I grew up building a lot of model aeroplanes. I have amassed a large collection of models to work on but some I clearly know is beyond my abilities. So I have picked myself up a few different cheap models to help hone my techniques. Continue reading “Models 2019”
If I didn’t have enough to do with the living room I thought why not build a shed. To be fair it is just one of those kits that you stick together. Managed to find this nice little pent shed. As it is for the girlfriend got some pink paint to finish it off.