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2 hours ago, Bugatti Fan said:

A couple of the best scratch building references that I can think of are the two books by the late Gerald A Wingrove.               The Complete Car Modeller 1 and 2.

Been on my book shelf for years and I agree.  Even if you don't take your building to his level, the tips and techniques you can pickup from these books is amazing!

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11 minutes ago, Pete J. said:

Been on my book shelf for years and I agree.  Even if you don't take your building to his level, the tips and techniques you can pickup from these books is amazing!

Agreed! I have one of his books, won it as part of a show award.   While I’m no longer at the cutting edge of modeling personally, I admire the work of those who are! I love seeing what shows up at GSL. 

My own appreciation for this has increased over the years. As a fairly new modeler I met Angie Hiscano at a show. He had one of his cars with the totally brass hammered body, and next to it was the kit plastic body for comparison.  I didn’t understand why he did this work, when he had a perfectly usable plastic body! Now I get it!  ? 

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Zeger Van Hattem must be the king of scratch building, I have been following his projects for quite some time now.

Zeger's three latest projects.

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=50413&sid=c2259c06ded66fdfddf857cc9efffeb8

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=52147&sid=c2259c06ded66fdfddf857cc9efffeb8

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=50295&sid=c2259c06ded66fdfddf857cc9efffeb8

And some of his older...all impressive builds.

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=45270&sid=9d60776eae1012d9eec00b4bd331bf11

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=39654&sid=f940638d83cab076c86de85604b55022

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=38770&sid=4e624fb6ab0e9daeb3b6588a209097ec

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=36411&sid=4e624fb6ab0e9daeb3b6588a209097ec

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=38513&sid=4e624fb6ab0e9daeb3b6588a209097ec

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=27757&sid=9670dcbedaac74b8d888e22867201517

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=28825&sid=d3aa0ed21243c57993e18b95d8475ec5

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=30624&sid=d3aa0ed21243c57993e18b95d8475ec5

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=26592&sid=f7a348050d3910662f09e2f93c89e4ff

This ones are not bad at all. ;)

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=40048&sid=d0f5eec74a148517908d78bb739d9cb2

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=35401&sid=4e624fb6ab0e9daeb3b6588a209097ec

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=31573&sid=964d612a54d1d105d02bf984312a7392

https://modelbrouwers.nl/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=34879&sid=9670dcbedaac74b8d888e22867201517

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Force, I think that you need to look at the Wingrove Workshop website. It is still up to show this late master craftsman's work.            Zeger's work is very, very good, but I think that you will be more impressed by Gerald Wingrove's scratch builds.

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2 hours ago, dodgefever said:

10/10 for observation.  I figured people would be most interested in the photos.  ?

Yes photos are great, there are times when a little added explanation/information could be of benefit.

There are some fantastic build threads around, I prefer the ones where the OP shares more about

how they did it/got there.  

(Show your work) was a saying back in my school days?sometimes words are equally important.

 

 

 

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