Model Cars

With Halloween right around the corner I thought it would be a perfect time to make a coffin trailer and why not put the AFLAC duck to rest once and for all. Of course the trailer has to be pulled by something and what better than a 1929 Ford Model A. (Click the images to [...]

These 6 different pictures are just different views & angles with the diorama building sitting on different materials and with different vehicles to change the look of the building and or setting. In this first view the building is sitting on sandy color pieces of scrapbook paper to make it stand out & be noticed. [...]

Dioramas, displays, model car, kits, etc. all need people or figures to enhance them when you display. Many people ask where they can get people/figures for their displays. They see them in my diorama builds and comment on them often along with many other items. One of my favorite companies is Collectable Diecast .com the [...]

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 & [...]

Installing the roofing material to give your diorama building that finished look, you can use whatever materials you want for roofing material. Do whatever looks best to you or if you a trying to replicate a certain building do it just like that. You can do something with a corrugated roof (in the future I [...]

If you want you can take your scale ruler & slide it in between the trusses to make sure they are where you want them before you move forward to install the remaining trusses. Using this style clamp works best if you do it at the edge of your table or work space so one [...]

Dioramas, Diecast, Cars, Trucks, Model Cars, Car Shows, Cruising, Music, Food and Fun all go together. Cruisin’ Grand in Escondido, CA is a Friday night event from 5-9 P.M. every Friday from April—Sept. This is the second of two videos from the Cruisin’ Grand event. Each week different theme vehicles highlighted like Chevy, Ford, Willy’s, [...]

It starts out as your basic truck pull, but ends very shockingly. Loser to the junkyard! Courtesy of How To Make A Diorama .com

Now that the glue has dried on the end trusses lift the roof off of your diorama building. The roof will lift off with the tin foil it may be stuck a little bit to the roof or trusses so be careful & remove all the tin foil. You may need to use an exacto [...]