Useful Tutorials

Instructions for assembling our kits - and some general modelling articles.

We'll be adding to this section over time and are always open to requests for specific guides and tutes.

  • Casting stone blocks

    Casting stone blocks

    We now have a growing range of silicone rubber moulds taken from real stone masters in a range of styles and sizes, allowing you to cast your own stock of stones to decorate bases or to complete pieces of scenery. The following tutorial (provided by...

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  • Griffin House

    Griffin House

    Griffin House is our first kit for the planned Arkham Avenue range of scenery & buildings and as such it's been something of a learning curve for us in terms of producing an architecturally interesting model that's also easily assembled by the average...

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  • How we make new base blanks

    How we make new base blanks

    In these days of readily available printing, we're old school traditionalists who still make most of our stuff by hand (with the aid of relevant tools!) - a case in point being whenever we need a new size or shape of base. The collage...

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  • Ichabod Crane

    Ichabod Crane

    Ichabod Crane is a multi-part, mixed materials laser-cut kit. All wooden parts can be fixed with superglue or PVA (except where marked otherwise, when freedom of movement is needed). Plastic parts are designed to be left unglued (for use as hinge sleeves). Resin gears should...

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  • Phonebox / Policebox Assembly

    Phonebox / Policebox Assembly

    Your phonebox kit contains two simple parts which will require a minimum amount of skill and work to build into a finished 28mm scale model accessory. These individual items are – cast resin phonebox and a separate sheet of laser-cut vinyl masks. Tools required: craft...

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