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

The Spitfire's side cowls

Tuesday, 5th January, 2016

By mid-November I turned to the Spitfire’s side cowls, the easiest of the set in terms of their surface contours.   Work began with some localised repair...
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Techniques aired and shared

Metallic tinting technique for litho-plate

Thursday, 21st May, 2015

Anyone who has looked reasonably closely at a P-51D Mustang will have noticed that the bare metal cowling panels immediately adjacent to the exhaust stack...
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