Gas Station – How to make an old gas station diorama – [BOOK]
Making an old gas station diorama, based on a Texaco gas station, one of the most iconic gas stations of the 50’s!
A gas station diorama offers a great background for taking pictures of your model cars
After building your model cars, you surely want to take nice pictures of your finished projects. You might want to share your pics with other hobby friends on web forums. Another reason for taking good pictures of your model cars is the fact that plastic scale models are very fragile. After a few years the paint job lose its glossiness, some parts break off. A gas station diorama is a great background for taking pictures or for displaying your models.
One of the biggest advantages of this book is that it includes all ready-to-use plans for your gas station diorama in the most common scales (such as 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/12, 1/16, 1/18, 1/25, 1/32). You can build the gas station diorama as part of a train diorama, for your 1/25 scale cars or -when using robust materials- as a toy gas station for your children.
In order to make it even easier for you to build this gas station diorama, we made a 3D step-by-step guide. If you’re an experienced scratch builder you’ll find many details of this book not relevant for you, but if you’re a beginner in scratch building all these extra tips will be very useful.
This tutorial also includes a step by step guide on how to build your gas station diorama. You’ll also find lots of tips on which materials to use, many scratch building techniques, video bonus material and much more! You can build the gas station diorama of your dreams!
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