This section covers a broad range of topics to help provide solutions to a wide variety of model building problems. Many tips and techniques have already been discovered and published on line by other modellers. Where this is the case, we have provided links to save you time. We hope you find this section easy to use as a handy reference and welcome any contributions you may have. If you would like to share any tips or techniques for inclusion on our web site, email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Perfect Seams - Gerald Voigt explains how to get rid of unsightly seams when adhering fuselage halves, engine cowlings and other large components.
Rigging Scale Model Biplanes- John Seaman of Austin Scale Modelers Society describes his techniques for rigging biplanes using monofilament. He also discusses how to make your own turnbuckles!
Biplane Rigging with Fishing Line - The folks at Silver Wings, manufacturers of high quality resin aircraft models, present their easy to follow method for biplane rigging.
Rigging a Wingnut Wings Roland D VIa - Uschi van der Rosten demonstrates rigging a 1/32 biplane in this short but informative video.
Scratchbuilding Bulkheads - Brazilian modeller Jorge Roberto Wolf shows us his method for scratchbuilding aircraft bulkhead sections and other interior details.
Scribing Panel Lines - This video demonstrates how to use the Unique Master Models range of scribing tools. These tools are available from UMM - USA
Scribing Around a Curved Surface - Geoff Coughlin uses Dymo Tape and an Olfa
P-Cutter to demonstrate scribing around the curved surface of a fuselage.