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Silly-Putty-molds
Our T.O.M. comes from our longtime friend Sam Lopez, and is a variation of the old "Copying Small Parts By Pressing Them Into Clay And Filling The Cavity With Resin" technique, although we're sure there's a shorter name for that process somewhere. &n  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Revell-1977-Pontiac-Firebird
This kit was first issued in 2004 as a diecast, prepainted and decaled, with a metal body and plastic kit parts. At the time, Revell issued several different "movie" cars. The first thing you notice is that Revell calls this a 1977 Pontiac Firebird  ... Read more »
Wallpaper
Impala-800
John Collett's 1960 Chevy Impala was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2014 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
MDJones_edited-1
Mark Jones is a second-generation modeler from Southern California. He is perhaps best known for the series of Caterham models he's built. With exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail, Mark's models have won almost every significant award i 
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HOW-TOs
In-Depth Techniques
IMC/Testor's/Union 1948 Ford convertible and Revell 1948 Ford convertible
The three basics of building custom cars are chopping, channeling, and sectioning. We’ve shown you the basics of chopping and channeling before, but sectioning – which involves removing a horizontal slice of your model’s basic body shell – is a far-m  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Good old-fashioned fundamentals, such as preparation and masking, are essential to any good paint job, whether you're painting a whole model or just some parts. In the last issue, we applied a killer spray-can finish on the body of a Tamiya Ferrari 3  ... Read more »
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