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Model Craft isn’t a brand name that’s big in the UK or Europe, but their tools shouldn’t be overlooked – we take a close look at their 3 Sided Scraper in this video!
Looking for a new hobby knife? Check out our top tip for your hobby knife! This is the Swann Morton scalpel handle with a retractable blade – our regular hobby knife that we use for just about everything.
New to resin models, or just need a guide to tools and techniques? Join us as we walk you through working with resin models in this handy guide, based on the Forge World Guide to Working with Resin Models! This is great information and Frank from Tiny Plastic Spacemen walks you through all the tools recommended by Forge World and how to use them, plus extra helpful tools that will make assembling your resin models easier.
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Please feel free to ask any questions 🙂
While shopping in a local DIY shop over the weekend, I spotted rolls of tubing meant for indoor water and aquariums. They were out of 3mm diameter tubing, but I bought a meter of 4mm tubing. This cost less than £1, so I’d expect the cost to be under $1/€1 depending where you are.
I thought these would be perfect for replacing the tubes that come on the ends of new brushes, and I was right! Even though the tubing I bought has a good bend to it (it was the very end of the roll, so the tubing was quite bent), the bend doesn’t affect the points of the brushes after they’ve been cleaned and shaped.
Hopefully that’s a bit of help for anyone looking to protect your brushes while they’re stored away 🙂
Here it is! This is my new painting area, ready for building, converting and painting. Pretty cool! I’ve finally got racks for my paints, a work light stolen from my computer desk and space for all my plastic drawers. Click through for more pictures of how it (finally!) got to
Contrary to popular belief, I like most of the Games Workshop/Citadel stuff. The Khorne Red base paint goes on in a single layer, it’s just amazing. And obviously the models are fantastic, for the most part, and the quality of the terrain just goes without saying. Then there’s the multi-layered