Building Model Trucks George Dent

Building Model Trucks

Author: George Dent
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Book Title
Building Model Trucks
Author
George Dent
ISBN
9781785009181
This richly illustrated book offers a complete guide to building model truck kits, across all of the popular scales. Concentrating on civilian vehicles, renowned modeller George Dent describes the fundamental processes involved in kit-building, including preparation and assembly of components, detailing and modification work including custom fittings, plus an in-depth look at painting and weathering techniques. Featuring a range of popular, readily available kits and materials, and suitable for modellers of all abilities, each project is clearly explained in an illustrated, step-by-step format. With over 650 colour images, this book includes: Core kit-building practices: preparation, assembly, painting, tools and adhesives Making the most of the kit's components: simple and innovative ways to maximize realism Adding extra details: fabricating your own parts and off-the-shelf upgrade kits Modifying and improving cab interiors: adding figures and ephemera Essential painting techniques to produce a showroom-quality paint finish A comprehensive guide to weathering. Kits are featured in all of the popular scales: 1:72, 1:48, 1:35, 1:32 and 1:24.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: George DentPublisher: Crowood Press (UK)Published: 12/14/2021ISBN: 9781785009181Pages: 160Weight: 1.20lbsSize: 10.10h x 8.40w x 0.40d
This richly illustrated book offers a complete guide to building model truck kits, across all of the popular scales.

Concentrating on civilian vehicles, renowned modeller George Dent describes the fundamental processes involved in kit-building, including preparation and assembly of components, detailing and modification work including custom fittings, plus an in-depth look at painting and weathering techniques. Featuring a range of popular, readily available kits and materials, and suitable for modellers of all abilities, each project is clearly explained in an illustrated, step-by-step format.

With over 650 colour images, this book includes:
  • Core kit-building practices: preparation, assembly, painting, tools and adhesives
  • Making the most of the kit's components: simple and innovative ways to maximize realism
  • Adding extra details: fabricating your own parts and off-the-shelf upgrade kits
  • Modifying and improving cab interiors: adding figures and ephemera
  • Essential painting techniques to produce a showroom-quality paint finish
  • A comprehensive guide to weathering.

Kits are featured in all of the popular scales: 1:72, 1:48, 1:35, 1:32 and 1:24.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: George Dent
Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)
Published: 12/14/2021
ISBN: 9781785009181
Pages: 160
Weight: 1.20lbs
Size: 10.10h x 8.40w x 0.40d
This richly illustrated book offers a complete guide to building model truck kits, across all of the popular scales.

Concentrating on civilian vehicles, renowned modeller George Dent describes the fundamental processes involved in kit-building, including preparation and assembly of components, detailing and modification work including custom fittings, plus an in-depth look at painting and weathering techniques. Featuring a range of popular, readily available kits and materials, and suitable for modellers of all abilities, each project is clearly explained in an illustrated, step-by-step format.

With over 650 colour images, this book includes:
  • Core kit-building practices: preparation, assembly, painting, tools and adhesives
  • Making the most of the kit's components: simple and innovative ways to maximize realism
  • Adding extra details: fabricating your own parts and off-the-shelf upgrade kits
  • Modifying and improving cab interiors: adding figures and ephemera
  • Essential painting techniques to produce a showroom-quality paint finish
  • A comprehensive guide to weathering.

Kits are featured in all of the popular scales: 1:72, 1:48, 1:35, 1:32 and 1:24.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: George Dent
Publisher: Crowood Press (UK)
Published: 12/14/2021
ISBN: 9781785009181
Pages: 160
Weight: 1.20lbs
Size: 10.10h x 8.40w x 0.40d