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Building and Painting Model Trucks

by Dent, George Code: 61313 Format: Paperback / 160 pages Publication date: 10/09/2021 Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days Price: AU $59.99
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 in all of the popular scales: 1:72, 1:48, 1:35, 1:32 and 1:24, and suitable for modellers of all abilities, each project is clearly explained in an illustrated, step-by-step format with over 680 colour photographs. AUTHOR: Having grown up on a diet of Airfix and Matchbox plastic kits, George Dent is now Editor and in-house model maker at Model Rail magazine, one of the UK's most popular hobby titles. He has built a well-earned reputation as an expert in detailing, painting and weathering models and has a long-standing passion for model cars and trucks. This is his ninth book for Crowood. SELLING POINTS: . A practical step by step guide for building and painting realistic model trucks from commercially available kits. . Of interest to anyone interested in building model vehicles, especially trucks - aimed at the beginner to the more advanced modeller. . Covers the core kit-building practices: preparation, assembly, painting, tools and adhesives. . Gives details of essential painting techniques to produce a showroom-quality paint finish and a comprehensive guide to weathering. . Superbly illustrated with 687 colour photographs. . George Dent is a renowned modeller and an expert in detailing, painting and weathering models. 687 colour photographs
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: In stock at supplier. Usually dispatched 7-15 business days
Publication date: 10/09/2021
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 541 g
Dimensions: 260.00mm X 215.00mm
Code: 61313