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“Scratchbuilding the Hawker Fury in 1/18 Scale” Now Available!

I’m pleased to announce that our latest title, Scratchbuilding the Hawker Fury in 1/18 Scale, is now available!

In this 415-page eBook, Peter Castle takes a set of plans and a grand idea, and turns them into a magnificent 1/18 scale model of the Hawker Fury biplane from the 1930s. Peter’s build features vacuum-forming, custom photo-etching, 3D printing, wood craving, metal working, litho-plate skinning, and much more besides.

Along with a detailed step-by-step guide to how Peter conceived, constructed, and finished his model, we’ve also included four extensive tutorials detailing some of Peter’s methods, along with a Walkaround section that features over 160 photos of the preserved Hawker Fury at Cosford.

This book is chock full of helpful ideas, tips, and techniques, and is a must-have for aspiring scratch-builders. And it’s available now for immediate purchase and download for just 20 Australian dollars.

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Announcing “Scratchbuilding the Hawker Fury in 1/18 Scale”!

I’m pleased to announce that our next title will be Scratchbuilding the Hawker Fury in 1/18 Scale, by the fabulously talented Peter Castle, of airscale fame.

Those of you who have seen Peter’s previous title, Building Race #80 Spitfire Mk XIVe in 1/18 Scale, will have an inkling of what to expect. This time, however, Peter is tackling a biplane, and building it entirely from scratch in his preferred 1/18 scale. The result, to no one’s surprise, is spectacular.

Work has begun, but it’s too early to give any indication of when it will be available—though the target is September. Stay tuned for updates as they come to hand!

And while you’re waiting, if you haven’t already, check out Peter’s previous title for KLP Publishing: