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1929 Ford Rat Truck – Revell

Building “rat” cars, without the extra patina, is pretty easy.  Flat paint jobs and minimal body work.  This truck is a Rat-Rod kit so it really lends for a rat build.  As much as chrome suits an old truck like this, most of the parts, including the chrome plated parts,…

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Toyota MKIV Supra Turbo – Tamiya

Normally, I shave the wing off of kits because they look smoother without them, however it didn’t seem right to leave it off.  I decided to use the wing on this kit.  It was built mostly box stock other than the removal of some very ugly door handles and other…

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Honda Glasstop CRX – Fujimi

This is a glass top CRX which had it’s delicate roof caved in during shipping from Hong Kong.  I was able to mend the break.  I also decided to shave the door handles and gas filler cap.  I strongly felt that they were too big on the car.  “not to…

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1966 VW Beetle – Rework – Tamiya

Fundamentally, there was nothing wrong with this kit.  It turned out really well.  As with most restoration and rebuild projects, I will find a way to make it even better.  My original intention with this kit was to detail paint the wheels.  Since the wheels were glued in place, I…

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1939 Chevy – Monogram

This was a kit that I built in 1996.  It was my first attempt at a “custom”.  I had shaved a bit of trim and in the process, ended up losing the door lines.  I was never really happy with the way it turned out so I decided to rebuild…

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