Will It Satisfy?

You’ve only got a small space for a layout and working out a design has you frustrated. The real question is one we all struggle to answer: Will this layout be satisfying? We look at less than ideal spaces and only see the shortcomings. We’re afraid of missing out and...

Influences

My Dad worked in a factory for over forty years. One of five brothers, he loved basketball and being outdoors. During WWII he served stateside as an Army X-ray technician, one of the guys who set up and operated the X-ray machine. After the war he went to work in a...

Process Over Product

There are a lot of voices that are happy to tell you what this craft is all about. The general consensus seems to be that as long as you buy a bunch of stuff you may or may not use, you’re doing their version of the hobby right. This stuff is an investment right? Sell...

A Regular Practice

To finish my 13th and North E Street cameo, I’ve been putting in regular work sessions to complete the Hoosier Drill Company building. After dinner each night for the past several weeks, I’ve gone down for at least an hour or more and worked on the model. These...