Scratch Built

Another great night at Cruisin’ Grand, this is the second from last show for the season. Cruisin’ Grand in Escondido, CA runs from April through September every Friday night. People were already talking about next season and wondering what they are going to do with their Friday nights until April. How To Make A Diorama [...]

Diorama and Diecast go together like peanut butter and jelly. If you want to enhance your diecast or scratch built scale vehicle build a diorama from scratch to the time period you want to display. This post is simple I had two 1939 Chevy Sedan Deliveries left in the case that I originally purchased to [...]

That small piece that was left over from the first piece of siding will be attached to the left side of the garage door on the front of the diorama building. You have to pay particular attention to the positioning of this piece it has to line up with the lines from the side piece [...]

Attaching siding to the back of the diorama building attach the bottom piece of siding first, put some glue on the backside of the piece of siding & place it exactly where you want it remember to use your spacers for the bottom & make sure your siding lines line up with the piece on [...]

Figuring Siding Least Waste For The Diorama Building. Now that your first piece of siding is dry & attached you need to figure where the rest of that piece best fits. If you used that leftover piece of siding above the piece you just attached you may run out of siding to complete the whole [...]

Beginning To Attach Siding To The Diorama Building. Remember earlier I talked about the little spacers to position your siding off the ground just a little to show the foundation make sure you use these or your siding will be too low & not look right. Put a little wood glue directly on the back [...]