Solving Paint Cracking and Wrinkling Start here to learn the basics with the Beginners Guide to Painting Diecast  We’ve done all the body work and are ready for the second coat of paint. Or, we are on our last coat of clear and the paint wrinkles as shown above. What the heck! Nothing is more…

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How to Quit Giving up on Paint Painting frustrations is the most common reason people give up on this great hobby, customizing diecast.  What is the frustration here? Before we get started, read The Beginner Guide to Painting Diecast, this will set us up for success.  Also, it is worth saying once more about paint,…

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How to Paint Diecast Models for Absolute Beginners

Beginners Guide to Painting Diecast A Diecast Lab Guide Painting diecast can be a model builder’s nemesis or friend. This guide will help you understand paint and how to get great results. The first step to painting is to consider your space. Many enthusiasts work in a space that is not viable for an airbrush or…

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Updated September 2019 3D Printing the Smart Way The place to learn about 3D printing… Start here to build your 3D printing knowledge base. Previously I introduced 3D printing and how I began the process and my adventure. I continue that adventure with this entry. Once a drawing has been created, what is next? Printing…

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Updated September 2019 3D Printing The Smart Way The place to learn about 3D printing… Start here to build your 3D printing knowledge base. Greetings to all who are returning or might be visiting for the first time. The title of this post may be slightly misleading as I cannot say I have completed 3D…

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