Model Marvels

What started as a oneoff project has turned into a full-time job for model maker Pete May

At some time in our lives, most of us will have had a go at putting a model kit together. We’ve probably been to the model bought our favourite vehicle in miniature or constructed something we know we’ll never own the full-scale version of. But, what if an off the shelf 1:35th scale plastic model just doesn’t do it for you?

Pete’s 16th scale Mk IV, now expertly painted by Ian Young

There are various manufacturers who make kits in 1:16th or even 1:6th scale, but these are often expensive and are built to a price, so sometimes the quality and little details suffer

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