The techniques described in this book will enable the modeller to improve detail, create versions of a type not offered by the kit manufacturer, recreate realistic weathering, even battle damage, and to create parts from scratch in a variety of materials. Topics include: Using brass-etch detail; Scratchbuilding detail; Making and using vac-form parts and kits; Combining kits; Making parts from resin; Creating realist battle damage; Making decals; Weathering; Making display bases
John McIllmurray served in the army for several years before being invalided out. He is now a Minister of religion and spends much of his spare time modelling. He also operates his own business, making conversion sets for aircraft modellers.