Yesterday we went to the 26th edition of Kempen’s vintage machine show. This show takes place every year at the old military airport “Vliegveld Weelde” in Turnhout, Belgium. It’s difficult to estimate how many tractors and vehicles were present, but believe me the show is HUGE. Several hundred vehicles are there every year, most of […]

Hello guys, I know this post might be a little bit off-topic since this is a blog about scale modeling… but I decided to share this new project with you anyway. Most of you guys are car guys and I thought you might like to see this project in the making as well and it might […]

It’s been a long time since I’ve built those hinges. I took me some time to finally gather the videos and put the how-to together. As you will see, making hinges for a 32 Ford hood isn’t all that hard. All you need is some brass tube and a brass rod, that fits well into […]

I could’ve let the bench seat on this ’64 Chevy Pickup in one piece… but I couldn’t resist the temptation of adding some detail to it. It looks terrific, adding a nice high detail piece to the model and it’s easier than it seems. Cut the bench seat in two pieces Add some styrene pieces where […]

Now the tailgate hinges are done. This project seems to be just about hinges, door hinges, hood hinges and now tailgate hinges. I was actually quite surprised that no hinges for the tailgate were included in the kit. I mean, just leaving to pins on the bottom corners of the tailgate and a pair of holes […]

My 702 aermotor windmill si making some progress. I’ve just added the sails to the wheel. After building the tower and building the wheel’s structure (hub and spokes) now comes the difficult task of adding the sails to the wheel. Most of the parts are made out of aluminum others with styrene. In order to […]

After cutting the doors open and making the door panels, now it’s time to solve a few loose ends like the hinges pillar and the interior panel under the dashboard. There is not so much to say about this. Here you see the finished hinges pillar. I forgot to make a few pictures of the […]

On this post I’ll show you how I made the hood hinges for my 64 Chevy Pickup Fleetside in 1/25 scale (Revell kit). This ’64 chevy pickup project is going out of control. I can’t stop adding details to it. I must admit I enjoy scratch building and modifying a model much more than painting and detailing. […]

3 Vintage Neon Sign Blueprints that you have to see!

June 5, 2014
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Lately I’ve been working on various sets of Vintage Neon Sign Blueprints. This blueprints are available as PDF-files in two paper sizes: DIN-A4 and US-Letter. You can also choose between the most common modeling scales: 1/18, 1/25, 1/32, 1/43, 1/64 and 1/87. Each set of blueprints includes: Front view Back view Side views 3D drawings Graphics […]

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Kustom Kulture Forever Show 2014 – BIKES [100+ pics ]

May 31, 2014
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On my previous post I published all car pictures from the Kustom Kulture Forever 2014 show. Now here you have the bikes. Needles to say, you could spend hours watching all details on this great bikes! There were some very rare and vintage Harley Davidson, and as far as I could see I could find only […]

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Kustom Kulture Forever Show 2014 – CARS [200+ pics ]

May 30, 2014
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Last weekend we went to the Kustom Kulture Forever Show, one of the biggest kustom kuture shows in Europe. Hundreds of cars and bikes were present, also lots of artists, stores and rock bands. Enough stuff to see and enjoy. I will keep this post short as the pictures speak for themselves. Check out the official Kustom […]

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KIT REVIEW – Harley Davidson Police bike 1/8 by Revell (1227)

May 23, 2014
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I always keep an eye on ebay and similar websites in search for model kit opportunities. This time I’ve found this pair of Harley Davidson model kits, together at a very good price. A few months ago I finally had the opportunity to open the boxes where all my childhood scale models were stored for […]

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Launching a Ford Mustang model car to space [video]

May 18, 2014
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Launching a Ford Mustang model car to space and watching it return to earth. I’ve seen lots of crazy things being done with scale models, but this guys went -literally- really far. They attached a Ford Mustang scale model to a weather balloon with two video cameras. At a 21 miles of altitude, they let […]

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’64 Chevy Pickup Fleetside – Revell kit – cabin floor [5]

May 10, 2014
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One more step in this project. As you’ve seen in my previous posts, I’ve been adding a lot of details on this kit. After opening the doors and making door panels, there is one more thing to fix: the cabin floor. The kit’s cabin floor is far from representing the original, so there were many […]

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ModelJunkyard on Auto In Miniatuur Magazine – What is NAMAC ?

April 30, 2014
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A few months ago I was invited by the redaction of AIM (Auto In Miniatuur) to write an article about what we do (see article below – in dutch). I was quite excited as I didn’t expect NAMAC ( Nederlandse Algemene Miniatuur Auto Club – Dutch General Miniature Car Club) to be interested in our scale […]

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Vintage gas station turned into a junkyard in Bernardo Larroude, La Pampa, Argentina

April 25, 2014
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During my recent holidays in Argentina we went to visit our grandma on the countryside. On the way we made a short stop to take some pictures of this vintage gas station turned into a junkyard (desarmadero), tire repair shop (gomería) and garage (taller). As it’s normal in Argentina, I’ve found an interesting mix of […]

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From our readers – Civil (hot) vehicles by Hakan Guney

April 19, 2014
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In my previous post I already told you about Hakan Guney’s work. It was too much stuff to squeeze into one post, so here you have more. I’m sure you didn’t have enough, right? Among his most “traditional” civil vehicles, you’ll find 2 great hot rods: a ’27 Ford and a ’36 Ford Coupe . Another great project is […]

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’64 Chevy Pickup Fleetside – Revell kit – hood details [4]

April 11, 2014
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On this post I want to show you how I improved the hood details. I first saw this kind of hood structure details at scale models my bro Iggy did. I instantly got  hooked on “hood detailing”. Although this details will be difficult to see in the finished model, I wanted to do it anyway. […]

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From our readers – Doomsday vehicles by Hakan Guney

April 4, 2014
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The other day I just discovered Hakan Guney’s work. I was stunned by the high quality of his models, the realistic details and the doomsday phantasy vehicles. He aloud me to post some of his work on our blog. Thank you Hakan! If you go through his entire blog (which I did) you’ll soon find […]

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Vintage model kits at Jabbeke 2014 model car show [7]

March 29, 2014
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Another thing I really enjoyed at Jabbeke’s 2014 model car show are the great amount of vintage model kits available. I met a guy from Belgium who claims to have more than 2000 vintage kits at home (from the 50′s to the 80′s). Can you imagine that? I took a few pictures of some of […]

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Follow ModelJunkyard on google+

March 28, 2014
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This week I created the ModelJunkyard page in google+. This item was already a long time on my “to do” list, it was about time to do it. We already have more than thousand followers in Facebook but I know some people prefer google+, so now you have this option too.

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Dioramas at Jabbeke 2014 model car show [6]

March 27, 2014
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I love diorama’s and I’m happy I had the opportunity to see some great stuff at Jabbeke this year. From modern to vintage, all themes were present. It’s a shame that dioramas are no that common among model car enthusiasts. I wish we had a strong diorama culture like the  war vehicle guys! As always, […]

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Bikes at Jabbeke 2014 model car show [5]

March 25, 2014
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There were also several bike scale models at Jabbeke’s 2014 model car show. It’s a long time since I’ve built my last motorcycle scale model. But that’s going to change. I’ve recently bought two Harley Davidson model kits. In the meanwhile I enjoy the pictures of the model car show, and of course I invite […]

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Pickups, Trucks & Machines at Jabbeke 2014 model car show [4]

March 23, 2014
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If there is a main theme for Jabbeke’s model car show that is trucks, trucks and more trucks. This model car show started as a group of truck scale model enthusiast many years ago. Somehow it went out control and it turned into one of the best model car shows in Europe, but you can […]

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