Scale Models

Lil’ Locals are caricatures/miniatures of people you know, or have met sometime in your life. They live locally, down the street, next-door, the neighborhoods you drive through or maybe in your own home, a relative or family member, or they may be you or your best friend. Each one has his/her own distinct personality, and [...]

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 accessories to enhance your scale cars and trucks when displaying them. You have to have accessories or it doesn’t look real, look at any shop, garage, building, etc. they all have stuff in them and/or around them. I get most of my accessories from Collectable Diecast .com [...]

Inside the roof of the finished diorama building you can see how nice & straight the roof trusses line up from this front view. Another view of the inside of the roof showing off the truss work, it really shows up with the natural color of the trusses against the natural color of the hardboard [...]

If you build dioramas, scale kits, models, replicas, diecast, etc. it’s nice to enhance your displays. Signs works real well you can use Speed Limit signs, Construction Zone, Exit Here, Wayside, you can even use Beer and Soda signs, you can use the Vintage or Modern signs depending what era you are trying to display [...]

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 [...]