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Events - Sala Silvergruva

Sala Silvergruva was an old silver mine. The mine is still open for visitors, tour guides show you around several times a day. We were more interested in the nice surroundings on the surface..

Jul 22, 2016 : Sala Silvergruva was an old silver mine. The mine is still open for visitors, tour guides show you around several times a day. We were more interested in the nice surroundings on the surface..

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Events - Ramnäs Bruk

Ramnäs Bruk makes big chains for oil rigs and oil tankers. Back in time they did all kinds of chains, but today only this niche remains. This the old workshop remains as a museum, the new modern factory is just a few blocks away. What interest me is ...

Jul 22, 2016 : Ramnäs Bruk makes big chains for oil rigs and oil tankers. Back in time they did all kinds of chains, but today only this niche remains. This the old workshop remains as a museum, the new modern factory is just a few blocks away. What interest me is ...

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A&L - Summer shed

I have built many vacation sheds during the years with more or less success. This is one of the better ones. Scale is 1/24 as for all A&L things (Aspendale & Laurel LR). Walls are recycled veneer wood,  a few basswood strips for support, the

Jul 10, 2016 : I have built many vacation sheds during the years with more or less success. This is one of the better ones. Scale is 1/24 as for all A&L things (Aspendale & Laurel LR). Walls are recycled veneer wood, a few basswood strips for support, the

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Events - Bankalaset 2016

Bankalaset is a yearly train convention in Sweden. Folks all over come, meet and look at models and the fantastic layout at Skövde Model society. This year it was at June 18. Here is a few photos from my visit in no special order.

Jun 21, 2016 : Bankalaset is a yearly train convention in Sweden. Folks all over come, meet and look at models and the fantastic layout at Skövde Model society. This year it was at June 18. Here is a few photos from my visit in no special order.

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Borkum Match - Woolwich loco, part 6

Second, the left side is up. Next step is the boiler made of a curtain rod.

Jun 13, 2016 : Second, the left side is up. Next step is the boiler made of a curtain rod.

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Borkum Match - Woolwich loco, part 5

Started assembling parts today. One side and both ends are up.  The glue I use (Tamiya) is great except that it smells just terrible, even with all windows open I have in my workshop. Sitting complete outdoors would be the best, but my eyes ...

Jun 07, 2016 : Started assembling parts today. One side and both ends are up. The glue I use (Tamiya) is great except that it smells just terrible, even with all windows open I have in my workshop. Sitting complete outdoors would be the best, but my eyes ...

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90mm - Napoleon Bonaparte

And now something entirely different ... a 1/18 scale cannon from the late 1700´s, early 1800 .. I have a load of figures also somewhere, will be fun painting these.

May 29, 2016 : And now something entirely different ... a 1/18 scale cannon from the late 1700´s, early 1800 .. I have a load of figures also somewhere, will be fun painting these.

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Borkum Match - Woolwich loco, part 4

Today I did the final adjustments to the drawings and cut out all the pieces except the boiler. I am not sure if I will make the boiler from a piece of pipe or if I will cut it out from styrene sheet to. I will see if I can find a pipe in correct dim...

May 15, 2016 : Today I did the final adjustments to the drawings and cut out all the pieces except the boiler. I am not sure if I will make the boiler from a piece of pipe or if I will cut it out from styrene sheet to. I will see if I can find a pipe in correct dim...

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