The SS Oriana that plied the Pacific Ocean in the 1960s, done as a paper model in 1/700th scale.
The Surveyor's House from On The Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder, done as a paper model with interior in 1/48th scale.
Pa Ingall's store from The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder, done as a paper model with interior in 1/48th scale.
The Lightcycle from the original moview Tron.
The pattern is found here.
The Douglas DC-4 airliner in the livery of Pan American Airways, circa 1948, done as a plastic model in 1/122th scale.
The F-15A Eagle USAF air superiority fighter, done as a paper model in 1/72th scale.
The aircraft depicted is the prototype as painted by Keith Ferris in 1972 before its first flight.
The P-51D Mustang WWII air superiority fighter, done in plastic in 1/48th scale.
The aircraft depicted flew out of China and the Pacific. Click here for more details.
The Lockheed L-1049G Constellation(nickname "Super-G") mid-50s airliner, done in plastic in 1/128th scale.
The model is built to "out-of-the-box" contest standard. Click here for construction details.
USS McCook DD-496 as she appeared along the beaches on D-Day.
The destroyers were the unsung artillery that day suppressing pillboxes and anything else that pinned down the troops.
A good friend's father was the officer directing the guns on board her that day. This one's for him!
The only battle between fleets of battleships. It occured May 31-June 1, 1916 in the North Sea off of Jutland.
A technical draw, the British still controlled the seas and were never challenged again by the Germans.

The Models

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SS Oriana
1/700 scale

Surveyor House
1/48 scale

Surveyor House
interior view

Pa Ingall's storefront
1/48 scale

3/4 front view

3/4 front view

3/4 rear view

Comparison view
Surveyor/Pa store/Gass Law bldgs.

Interior view/model parts

pattern enlarged ~130%

1/72 scale

parallel method

stereoview - cross-eyed method
(note original painting on the left)

Pan Am Clipper
~1/122 scale

My father-in-law
flew it to Hawaii
in 1948.

...and there he is looking out his window.

P-51D 1/48 scale,
metal foiled,
interior added

Project page

~1/128 scale


Tamiya white &
SNJ metalizer

Project page

USS McCook DD-496

...a sister ship at Dog White sector
near Vierville sur Mer

USS McCook June 6, 1944
1/700 scale

side view

view from above

Two views from astern

SMS Seydlitz

...another view

SMS Moltke
(battlecruiser) it appeared in
the sunset sky

The fishing boat
that brought the
two fleets together

First contact! seen
from a German destroyer

Beatty's battlecruisers
in pursuit

Hipper's battlecruisers