Diorama

The Waupun (Wisconsin) Truck-N-Show is an annual event the 2nd weekend in August that’s in it’s 22nd year. It’s a nationwide truck event and has the nation’s largest truck parade. The event has grown in both size and scope as more truckers come from far-off states to show their rigs. Over the past 20+ years [...]

I believe the interior is just as nice as the exterior of this diorama building. Front view through the open front doors you can see the 2” x 4” wall frame work, the top & sill plates along with the truss work. Top view with the side door closed, you can see the header above [...]

Front view of the exterior of the finished diorama building with the aged looking paint and garage doors with handles so you can open them. Front view of the exterior with the doors open you can view the 2” x 4” framed wall through the open doors. Side view of the exterior with the side [...]

Diorama items on sale, the recession/depression has lasted way too long. Washington says the recession ended June of 2009 but for the rest it has not ended, it has gotten worst. Gas prices are elevated to create huge profits, 3rd quarter gas profits have doubled from last year while helping to keep the economy in [...]

Diorama builders can always use more ideas, how about neon signs. D B Collectibles in Antigo, Wisconsin has a large collection of neon, I took pictures for future ideas and for fellow diorama builders. D B Collectibles use to teach students how to create and repair neon signs which is becoming a dying art. With [...]

If you see a Veteran today thank them for their service and what they do for us. Government fails when it comes to taking care of our Veterans when they return home. Some are physically, mentally and/or financially handicapped living on the streets or in run down housing I see it everywhere. They deserve much [...]

Diorama Roll-Up Garage Door – pdf This video shows what is included in the pdf to make a Roll-Up Garage Door that actually works. The pdf of making a Roll-Up Garage Door is only 4 pages with 23 pictures, but it explains everything from beginning to end and when you are finished it will actually [...]

Dioramas, diecast, model kits, scale replicas etc. all go together, how about adding a trailer to one of your vehicles to go with your diorama. It’s the Halloween season and I saw these coffins and thought I can make one of those into a trailer. You never know where ideas for this hobby can come [...]

I like to check everything when I am finished to make sure it fits & works properly. Take the roof off & check your work do all the 2” x 4”s line up, are they straight, is the trim work around the doors to your satisfaction, do all the doors open & close freely & [...]

One of the greatest ongoing traditions in San Diego County, Cruisin’ Grand in Escondido runs every Friday night from 5-9 PM, April through September. This is a FREE EVENT where more than 5000 visitors and car enthusiasts come to check out the 500+ cars lining the streets of historic downtown Escondido. Vehicles are parked on [...]

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