Spitfire in my workshop. David Glen BSc (Hons) MSc: Model Maker, Journalist David Glen

Welcome to my website. For all who visit, I hope you enjoy these pages; for the fraternity of model makers – wherever you may be – I hope that you will find something that you can take away and use... for there can be few better or more pleasurable ways to improvement than to contemplate the successes (and failures) in the work of others.

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Spitfire in my Workshop

A detailed and step-by-step account of the construction of a museum model masterpiece.

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Spitfire Mk I gallery (1:5 scale model)

P51-D Mustang gallery (1:5 scale model)

My latest project – a Spitfire Mk IX

Workshop diary

Blisters and cam-lock fasteners

Saturday, 28th January, 2017

The onset of winter has temporarily curtailed operations on the airframe, since the model is now too big for my heated workshop and I do...
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Techniques aired and shared

Carving aircraft propellers

Saturday, 14th May, 2011

If scratch building model aircraft has taught me anything, it is that one of the biggest obstacles to achievement is temerity and self-doubt. Time and...
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