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

Compass graphics assemblage

Friday, 16th November, 2018

By the beginning of this month, the one remaining job within the Spitfire’s cockpit (apart from building the pilot’s seat) was to complete the upper...
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Techniques aired and shared

Bases and cases

Saturday, 14th May, 2011

There are numerous commercially available display cases, but the better ones tend to be expensive, particularly if they are large enough to house aircraft models...
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