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Colored filler

Using baking soda mixed with super glue as a filler is a handy, well-known trick. The main trouble I’ve encountered with it is that it dries clear, making it difficult to prevent oversanding. You can get around this by using a few drops of left...

Making Square Holes

Will Seagraves knows about scratchbuilding. He can look at a complex object, break it down into simple shapes, build those shapes in scale, and put them together in a way that looks – and usually works – like the real thing. “When...

Station wagon into a hearse Subscriber Only Content

Speaking of Chevelles: I have a 1966 Chevelle station wagon that I’d like to convert into a hearse. I want to increase the length of the body by the length of its rear door. My plan is to cut the body straight down behind the B-pillar and mak...

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TOM: Making simple valve covers Subscriber Only Content

HERE AT THE T&T WORKSHOP, we love techniques that offer great results while remaining within the grasp of the average modeler. Kevin Murray’s method of making valve covers using simple hand tools and a few pieces of styrene is a golden exam...

Gypsy Rose Subscriber Only Content

My inspiration for building this lowrider was a hope to create a replica of one of the world’s most famous lowriders, Gypsy Rose. The 1:1 Gypsy Rose is a 1964 Impala, part of the Imperials Car Club in Los Angeles, California, and owned by Jesse...
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