Richard Simpson’s series on model steam plants
Leonard Treppa builds something a bit different
Jerry Clement's steam launch
Chris Drage's diorama depicts this WW2 Corvette rescuing the crew from the stricken S.S. Wanstead in April 1943
Kenneth Ruxton's scratch built launch
Leonard Treppa's latest model in his own words
Douglas McGhee describes his models
Stephen Day's model and its lengthy gestation
Andy Cope's unusual water skier
Peter Charlton's latest model
Stephen Bowles' model
GARETH JONES builds something a bit different
Andrew Cope's scratch built Springer model
DIRK BONNE'S 1:72 scale model
The quick-plank version! ANDREW COPE describes his model, built in a week!
Two of his recently completed craft
...converting the 1:150 scale Heller kit to radio control
...an Australian Readers Model, from Greg Turek
PETER WHITEHEAD goes small!
DAVID HEAPS describes his model of this very high speed trimaran ferry
A model built by Graeme McMaugh from a Model Boats free plan
Our Aerokits Sea Urchin is completed at last by David Wiggins with thanks to Mike Britnell
ROBERT HOBBS restores this classic model yacht
THOR FROHN-NIELSEN, a Canadian reader of MB, describes his part-built model
DAVID PLEDGE goes small!
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