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The Bench – 2008

Continuing the pace from 2007, I was able to finish several more projects.  After suffering a major set-back with the Chevy truck, I finally finished one of the more ambitious custom projects.  Looking back on it now, I would have loved to try a few different ideas.  The 1939 Chevy…

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Honda S2000 – Tamiya

Originally, this kit was built in 2001.  I reworked it slightly to give it to my mom as a gift.  Her 1:1 S2000 has a black interior so I painted an all back one for her model.  I finished another S2000 for myself where I used the original interior 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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Mazda FD3S RX7 – Tamiya

Pretty standard build.  I shaved the side turn signals.  They were too hard to detail properly so I shaved them.  I didn’t use the wing either.  The color is the same tinted Pactra silver that I used on the ’66 GTO. I was very happy with how well this kit…

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1966 Pontiac GTO

This was a simple build.  The color is a Pactra RC silver tinted with black.  I started doing more wheel details with this model and several others.  I was very happy with the results. Completed:  May 2008

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1990’s Chevy SS454 Pick-up

Assumed lost, this kit hid in the shadows for a number of years before I accidentally found it.  A friend of mine had started it and managed to leave it behind while working in my shop.  He had chopped the top and started shaving a few details and never got…

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