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K&J 2007 Fall Kruize
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albums: 5
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albums: 20
 
Charleston Single
May 24, 2015

A distinctly Charleston architectural design - the Single House

Album was created 1 year 11 months ago
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"Shop & Save" Market
Mar 7, 2015

A day in the life of your neighborhood supermarket

Album was created 2 years 2 months ago and modified 2 years 2 months ago
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Remediation
Nov 19, 2014

Kind of an "insider" story behind this one. It depicts an environmental remediation where contaminated soil is being removed from beneath a structure, which is supported by Helical Piers....a standard practice within the environmental industry.

Album was created 2 years 5 months ago and modified 2 years 5 months ago
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City Classics Gas Station
Jul 30, 2014

Building a City Classics gas station kit

Album was created 2 years 9 months ago and modified 2 years 8 months ago
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Misc SC
Jul 22, 2014
Album was created 2 years 9 months ago and modified 2 years 8 months ago
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Motel Diorama
Mar 17, 2013

New Piece Under Construction

Album was created 4 years 2 months ago and modified 2 years 4 months ago
 
Ghost Wall #1
Jan 20, 2013

New Construction: 1/4"-scale, 6-1/2" x 17"

Album was created 4 years 3 months ago and modified 4 years 3 months ago
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Diorama Exhibition
Jul 18, 2012

Rodger LaPelle Gallery, Philadelphia
Sept. 1-30, 2012
Displayed during an exhibit of paintings by Fred Danziger

Album was created 4 years 10 months ago and modified 4 years 8 months ago
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Hallway Diorama
Nov 23, 2012

1/2"-scale hallway diorama

Album was created 4 years 5 months ago and modified 4 years 4 months ago
 
Wildhare Garage Rat Rod
May 27, 2012

A Rat Rod to showcase the new, soon-to-be-released Wildhare Models photo-etched Bomber Seat and Spider Web kit.

Album was created 4 years 11 months ago and modified 4 years 11 months ago
 
HO Scale Jalopy
Jul 28, 2011
Album was created 5 years 9 months ago and modified 5 years 7 months ago
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HO-Scale Track Roadster
May 7, 2011

A vintage track roadster for Junior Berg's HO Stock Car race.

Album was created 6 years ago and modified 5 years 10 months ago
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The "Rose Offy"
Apr 22, 2011

A tribute to the Rose family heritage, the military career of an old friend, and the sacrifice of SSG Scott Rose.

Album was created 6 years 1 month ago and modified 2 years 5 months ago
 
Model Car Kits For Sale
Jan 11, 2010

Most kits are $10.00 - $12.00 + actual postage (no mark-up). E-mail for prices: kvwildhare@aol.com.
Photos showing box-top-only are Factory Sealed.

Album was created 7 years 5 months ago and modified 7 years 4 months ago
 
Playland Penny Arcade
Mar 21, 2006
Album was created 11 years 2 months ago and modified 4 years 7 months ago
 
Lumber Stacker
Jun 19, 2009
Album was created 7 years 11 months ago and modified 4 years 10 months ago
 
On30 Critter
Jul 3, 2010

Converting a Bachmann On30 Davenport to a freelanced 1/2"-scale Critter.

Album was created 6 years 10 months ago and modified 6 years 8 months ago
 
Lumber Buggy
Sep 17, 2006

1/48th scale white metal model; Mackenzie Irons Works kit. Also, a scratchbuilt, 1/2"-scale version Buggy built partly from the 1/48th scale plans.

Album was created 10 years 9 months ago and modified 5 years ago
 
1/48th-scale lumber carrier kit
Sep 29, 2009
Album was created 7 years 8 months ago and modified 7 years 8 months ago
 
Wildhare
Oct 5, 2008

"Wildhare" Bobble-Head Biker from Patsy & Dirk

Album was created 8 years 8 months ago and modified 4 years 10 months ago
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Design Preservation Models kit
Sep 6, 2008

A modified build-up of a Walthers HO kit.

Album was created 8 years 9 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
 
On3 Track Laying machine
Feb 9, 2006

Based on standard gauge plans of a "Clyde Iron Works" track laying machine adapted to narrow gauge.
"Best in Show", NMRA National Convention, Boston, 1986

Album was created 11 years 4 months ago and modified 5 years ago
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FSM Engine House
Jan 17, 2007

Finescale Miniature 2-stall engine house kit. Another unstarted HO kit from the 80's that's finally going to get built.

Album was created 10 years 5 months ago and modified 4 years 9 months ago
 
Machine Shop

1:24 scale machine shop; scratchbuilt wood frame structure with details from Western Scale Models, Fujimi & MRC, plus other scratchbuilt details.

Album was created 12 years 10 months ago and modified 1 year 7 months ago
 
Open Road Camper
Jan 24, 2005

Diorama using the Model King Open Road Camper kit.

Album was created 12 years 5 months ago and modified 4 years 9 months ago
 
Blazer
Jul 30, 2005

Blazer Photos

Album was created 11 years 10 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
 
Rainbow Motel
Sep 17, 2005

Diorama project using some new building techniques

Album was created 11 years 9 months ago and modified 4 years 7 months ago
 
Mack Critter

Railroad Maintenance-of-Way gravel spreader loosely based on a similar vehicle used in the 50's by the Palmer Sand & Gravel Company.

Album was created 13 years 3 months ago and modified 4 years 9 months ago
 
Rusting Merc
Feb 4, 2006

Rusting Merc, part of the diorama "The One That Got Away"

Album was created 11 years 4 months ago and modified 5 years ago
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Tractor Locomotive
Aug 19, 2006
Album was created 10 years 10 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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Crow River Diner Kit

"Dave's Diner" - an HO-scale resin kit

Album was created 9 years 5 months ago and modified 5 years 7 months ago
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IHC Plastic Kit
Jul 3, 2008

International Hobby Corp. "Homes of Yesterday & Today" series.

Album was created 8 years 11 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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Photo-etched Parts
Jun 21, 2008
Album was created 8 years 11 months ago and modified 6 years ago
 
Prairie Schooner
Jul 27, 2008

Prairie Schooner built on an HO-scale early mack C-cab truck body sent by Junior Berg.

Album was created 8 years 10 months ago and modified 4 years 11 months ago
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Z-Scale Structure - "Curtis Bros. Plumbing"
Nov 8, 2008

1:220 scale laser cut Craftsman Kit from Paw of the Bear.

Album was created 8 years 7 months ago and modified 4 years 11 months ago
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Alan Wolfson 2008

The Alan Wolfson exhibit at OK Harris gallery, New York City. 12/05/2008

Album was created 8 years 6 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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Misc New HO
Feb 4, 2007
Album was created 10 years 4 months ago and modified 5 years ago
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The Mobile Model Car Museum
Apr 1, 2007

(Another one from the archives, circa 1987 or so.) Back before Mark Gustavson established a permanent Model Car Builder's Museum, I presented the idea of a traveling museum to reach the masses...

Album was created 10 years 2 months ago and modified 10 years 2 months ago
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K&J Speed Shop
May 7, 2007

J&L Innovations HO-scale kit

Album was created 10 years 1 month ago and modified 4 years 8 months ago
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HO & N-Scale Hot Rods
May 31, 2007

Various new HO & a couple of N-scale vehicles

Album was created 10 years ago and modified 5 years 1 month ago
 
K&J Kruise - In Progress
Jun 30, 2007

Preliminary and in-progress photos of the K&J Speed Shop Fall Kruise.

Album was created 9 years 11 months ago and modified 4 years 10 months ago
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Paint Shop Diorama
Dec 24, 2006

A joint effort by Moose Tarpasso (who built all the details) and me (making and detailing the base with Moose's stuff).

Album was created 10 years 5 months ago and modified 10 years 5 months ago
 
Mine Diorama
Dec 2, 2006

HO-Scale mining diorama.

Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 4 years 8 months ago
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3-D Model Photography
Jan 9, 2007

Experiments with stereo model photography

Album was created 10 years 5 months ago and modified 5 years ago
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Rollin Saywer Chemical Company
Dec 9, 2006

1982 "Finescale Miniatures" kit from George Sellios for permission to reprint "etched roofing" article in future kit instructions. Started in 1982, boxed and stored in 1983, rediscovered in 2007.

Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 10 years 6 months ago
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"Planter's Junction" Station
Dec 9, 2006

What's left of the scratchbuilt HO passenger station; my first railroad contest model, built in 1973.

Album was created 10 years 6 months ago and modified 10 years 6 months ago
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Vineland Speedway Sign
Oct 24, 2006

Replica of the street sign at the old Vineland Speedway, taken from a newspaper photo.

Album was created 10 years 7 months ago and modified 5 years ago
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Coffee Can Diorama
Nov 12, 2006

HO scale diorama in a cut-away 2-lb. coffee can.

Album was created 10 years 7 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
 
Hot Rod Thermos
Oct 27, 2006

Airbrushed Thermos - a gift from Virgil Suarez. Guaranteed to stay hot.

Album was created 10 years 7 months ago and modified 7 years 5 months ago
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WW3
Jul 13, 2006
Album was created 10 years 11 months ago and modified 5 years ago
 
Johnny Lightning Diecast Bantam Pickup
May 28, 2006

Picked up this diecast at a flea market. Good Rat Rod material. Where will it go? Never having done a diecasst before, who knows??

Album was created 11 years ago and modified 5 years 3 months ago
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Model Album
Album was created 13 years 10 months ago and modified 5 years ago
 
Details

Various vehicle and diorama details; bits and pieces of details that haven't been used on a model yet. I periodically build some little stuff that's stockpiled until called into service on a model.

Album was created 13 years 7 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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Houser's Garage

Cut-away garage with small office added on later in its life (as noted by the differences in siding materials and evidence of a filled-in window). Working lighting operated by the micro-switch "fuse box" in the shop.

Album was created 13 years 7 months ago and modified 13 years 7 months ago
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Gas Station with Tank

Abandoned gas station with cross-section of cutaway underground gasoline tank. In the scene, the site is being investigated; auger borings are being performed to evaluate soil conditions around the leaking tank. The bucket auger and a box of sample jars are seen on the ground.

Album was created 13 years 7 months ago and modified 10 years ago
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Fireside Motel
Nov 27, 2005

An abandoned, burned out '40's motel

Album was created 11 years 6 months ago and modified 4 years 11 months ago
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1/8th-Scale Nostalgia Dragster
Mar 12, 2006
Album was created 11 years 3 months ago and modified 10 years ago
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Rat Rod
Dec 17, 2003

'34 Ford Pickup Rat Rod

Album was created 13 years 6 months ago and modified 8 years 9 months ago
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Bonneville Racer
Feb 8, 2006

Bonneville racing motorcycle with carved wooden body.

Album was created 11 years 4 months ago and modified 11 years 4 months ago
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The Gale Movie Theater
Apr 3, 2006

The Gale Theater, Galesburg, MI. Approx. 1/87th scale.

Album was created 11 years 2 months ago and modified 11 years 2 months ago
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Tamiya "Gorilla"
Apr 4, 2006

Tamiya "Gorilla" mini-bike; box-stock with a little weathering. I believe the model is 1/6th scale.

Album was created 11 years 2 months ago and modified 11 years 2 months ago
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Article
Jan 30, 2006

SA Article

Album was created 11 years 4 months ago and modified 5 years ago
 
Figures
Mar 6, 2006

Figure Studies

Album was created 11 years 3 months ago and modified 5 years 2 months ago
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Other People's Models
Jan 3, 2008

Various models from other builders

Album was created 9 years 5 months ago and modified 6 years 8 months ago
 
Cranky's Nightmare
Album was created 7 years 3 months ago and modified 5 years ago
 
1"-Scale Doll House
May 2, 2010

Bullt for a friend. The kit turned out to be terrible and most of the doll house ended up being scratchbuilt, including the foundation, all windows & doors and 1500+ hand-cut shingles (They were just too expensive to buy...)

Album was created 7 years 1 month ago and modified 7 years 1 month ago
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"Wildhare Models" Photo-Etched Details
Mar 27, 2009

Visit our website for ordering info: www.wildharemodels.com

Album was created 8 years 2 months ago and modified 6 years 3 months ago
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