Category: "Model Cars & Airplanes"

Mail call!

by brae  

I ran across at old Rondel Wood Products Mail Wagon kit on eBay, and now it's in my house.  Why?  Peer pressure, plain and simple.  You all know who you are!  :O All kidding aside, it's a simple little kit that makes one of these: a rural mail wagon.… more »

A new car for the garage

by brae  

No, not for me in real life, for The Brownstone.  :D   This beauty is a 1950 Volkswagan Beetle Saloon 1:12 scale model by Sun Star.   The back story for The Brownstone is that it is the home of a world traveler.  I toyed with the idea that this occu… more »

Introducing....The Aero Squadron Lounge

by brae  

My entry in the 2012 Greenleaf Dollhouses Annual Spring Fling is The Aero Suadron Lounge. On the property of the local aviation museum sits The Aero Squadron Lounge, a WWI themed lounge modeled after a French farmhouse.  Outside is a replica 1917 Sopwi… more »

1:32 Scale Academy Sopwith Camel

by brae  

It has been a long time since I put together a plastic car model, and I have never done any sort of aircraft before let alone one with rigging.  I learned a whole bunch of new vocabulary words during this part of the project, too!  No, not new curse wor… more »

The wayback machine

by brae  

Though I had a dollhouse in childhood, my main interest for as long as I can remember has been cars.  I wanted an all-terrain vehicle for my second birthday, and grandpa bought it for me.  :D  I am not sure exactly when I got into building model cars, bu… more »