From the classic Stanley Kubrick motion picture. Entirely 3D printed from brilliant files provided by Metaform 3D via Thingsverse The spine was created using a single metal rod, which stabilised the entire model. The antenna was scratch built due to detail problems.
An entirely scratch built model using an MDF lower and a cardboard frame. The panels were added using foam paper and card paper. Wheelbase complete using wood framing and material to cover it. The landscape diorama was done using oregano and salt to create a … Continue readingStar Wars Sandcrawler model diorama
L11 Zeppelin (LZ41), 3D printed and some detailed scratch-built parts. The reason for this one, an unusual camouflaged Zep, is that on 1 April 1916 it headed to attack to he north east; Tyneside in particular, but wind conditions meant it headed to the port … Continue readingL11 Zeppelin (LZ41), 3D printed
Completed it in record time from 10th December to a completion on the 24th December. This Diorama is the opening scene from David Fincher’s Director Cut of Alien ³. The Emergency Escape Vehicle (EEV) crash lands on a prison planet, and a brief scene shows … Continue readingAlien 3 EEV crash landing diorama
My most ambitious scratch build effort to date was the Original Series USS Enterprise model from the Star Trek series. I’ve always been a huge fan of the series rom my youth and even recall owning a toy version of it in the 70’s. As a designed … Continue readingStar Trek Original Series USS Enterprise NCC 1701 scratch built model
The Star Trek Galileo Seven diorama, including Spock and McCoy figures was relatively easy in comparison to previous models. The shuttle was made entirely out of packaging card board. The interior contained printed out imagery to make sure it matched the interior of the real … Continue readingStar Trek Original Series Galileo Seven shuttlecraft diorama
This article shows my Star Wars X-Wing fighter model, which was scratch built using a variety of simple materials. It isn’t physically exact to the genuine movie model, but seems visually close enough. Finally, this year, in July, I started prep on it and completed … Continue readingStar Wars scratch built X-Wing fighter model
A few photographs of my beloved USS Enterprise model, which is residing above the cupboard in the kids’ room. The model was constructed over a course of a few months, which involved internal lighting, using eBay sourced LEDs, as well as making sure there was … Continue readingModel Construction: Polar Lights USS Enterprise
A Titanic model, built in the late 90’s during my uninteresting stint as a self-employed shopkeeper. I actually built the model behind the front counter during the many tedious off days, so while I was serving cigarettes and alcohol, I always had the super glue … Continue readingModel Construction: Titanic model
Scratch built from MDF and other random parts. As yet unfinished due to time and space constraints, as well as budget overruns, gambling on investing heavily in the Premier League. The new version retains the main stand, but has four smaller, but uncovered stands.