The Airfix Book of Scale Modelling

The Airfix Book of Scale Modelling

Book - 2011
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The Airfix Book of Scale Modelling is the essential guide to getting the most out of this fascinating and rewarding hobby, explaining how to build scale models to suit all levels of modelling skill.

With full colour photography throughout, the book covers the history of modelling and of the Airfix company, and shows how injection moulded kits are made. It then describes and reviews the major modelling scales, as well as outlining the range of paints, tools and accessories that are available.

Chapters include guides to choosing a kit, tools for the job, painting, decals, conversions, figure-painting, dioramas and more. Common problems and how to solve them are addressed, and there is also a series of step-by-step construction projects, including expert builds of the F86 Sabre jet, the Aston Martin DBR9, a Panzer IV tank, the Airfix yeoman figure (reissued for the London 2012 Olympics), a Trafalgar class submarine and a scenic diorama.

Publisher: London : Conway, c2011
ISBN: 9781844861262
Branch Call Number: 745.5928 Mock
Characteristics: 176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 20 x 22 cm
Alternative Title: Scale modelling


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