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Plastic Model Builds

Here are the various plastic military model builds that I have available. They are step by step showing you how to build them and most of these tutorials also have a video you can watch.

The full series of my video tutorials on making these models is at the bottom of the page.

 

 

How to Make a Plastic Model (A tutorial on the basics of model making)

I love making models. I have been doing it since I was a kid. It's a lot of fun and pretty inexpensive. Here I show you all the tips and techniques for doing a nice job of it. How to Make a Plastic Model

 

The Specific Model Builds:

 

Make a German WirbelWind Flakpanzer Skill level 2 build with some interesting differences than my other builds. This one has something called Zimmerit which is a clay-like coating on parts of the exterior of the vehicle. And this one came with a real metal chassis which gives the model some weight and heft. 1:48 Scale Make a German FlakPanzer

 

Make an Apache Attack Helicopter - Fun skill level 2 build with lots of armaments. It is in the 1:48 scale. Make an Apache Attach Helicopter

 

Make a Walker Bulldog Tank - Fun and easy build in 1/35 scale. This is a really nice scale to work with because it is small enough to look good but large enough to include plenty of detail. Probably my favorite scale for models. Make a Plastic Model Walker Bulldog

 

Make a Plastic Model Huey Helicopter

This is the Marine version of the famous Huey and it is complete with armaments. Fun and easy skill level 2 build. Make a Model Huey Helicopter

 

Make a Plastic Model PT Boat (PT-109)

Fun little project and easy to build. I take you through the steps of making this military torpedo boat. And the commander of this boat was John F. Kennedy. I tell you about the amazing story of this boat during WWII. Make PT-109

 

Make a Model Submarine

This is a wonderful little plastic model kit. I chose this one because it has the open side so you can see all the various stuff inside the sub. Fun skill level 4 which means it is a challenging build. I also have a video. Make a Model Submarine

 

Make the A-10 Warthog Plastic Model

This is a 1:48 Scale Revell model. It is a good size with some weight and detail. I take you through the steps to making this model and I have a video to go with it. Make the A-10 Warthog

 

The Amphibious Truck (Duckboat)

The duck boat (DUKW) was a multi purpose vehicle that was effective on land as a truck and in water as a boat. You can check it out here: The Duckboat model

 

Make a P51 Mustang

This is a great little plastic model kit. It is very inexpensive, easy to build and looks great. If you have never built a plastic model this one is a great first project. I have a complete tutorial and a video right here: Make a P51 Mustang

 

 

The Videos



Looking to buy a plastic model so you can build it? Amazon has lots of them. And all the supplies. Check them out right here.


 

Will's Book on Diorama Making

How to Make Fantasy and Medieval Dioramas

This books shows you how to make fantasy and medieval dioramas using many commonly available tools and materials. There are over 100 pictures and illustrations showing you how to make great dioramas in fantasy and medieval styles. Chapters include basics, water effects, terrain tips and special effects like electricity and small motors. Tutorials include how to use foam, plaster of paris and paper mache to make great looking dioramas.


Amazon has lots of Plastic Models

 

Revell U.S.S. Enterprise Revell U.S.S. Enterprise

1/720th scale
Length: 18-7/8" long
102 pieces
Option to build complete hull, or "waterline" version30 aircraft
Detailed superstructure with radarKit Features:Optional full hull with propellors and rudder or waterline hull, Detailed flight deck, island, fan tail, and anti-aircraft missile mounts.Includes A-4 Skyhawk, RA-5C Vigilante, A-6E Intruder, and F-4 Phantom aircraftIncludes simple display standRequires but does not include paint and glue. Ages 10+.

 

U.S.S. Nimitz (CVN-68) Model Kit Revell Germany U.S.S. Nimitz (CVN-68) Model Kit

Kit features detailed hull with many features, authentic power plant, textured flight deck, deck-edge lifts with optional positions, detailed bridge superstructure, radar equipment, (x16) F/A-18 Super Hornets, (x4) E-2C Hawkeyes, (x8) MH-60S Sea Hawks and flight deck vehicles. Also includes display stand and decals.

 

German VII C U-Boat U-47 Revell WWII German VII C U-Boat U-47 W/Interior 1/125 Scale

  • Model length 531 mm/ 21". No paints and glue are included, required assembly
  • Detailed interior with separate bulkheads
  • Torpedoes,Instrument panels,Two diesel engines
  • Authentic decal set for following version: - U47, KK Günther Prien, 1939-1941

 

 

Revell 1:48 AH64 Apache Helicopter

This 2-seat chopper is armed with a flexible, rapid-fire gun and missiles. From its noseful of aiming devices and detailed cockpits to its tail rotor, the AH-64 means business. Features: Position able chain gun and targeting system, movable parts, waterslide decals.