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Your work bench....
Posted by 58volvoV8 on Monday, May 25, 2020 12:17 AM

Yet another odd topic by 58volvoV8 lol.....But anyways....what is your bench like....i know some guys have a work bench in the basement or garage or a "model room" and some lay paper on the kitchen table and pull the paints out of a shoebox(my oooold method).

Currently I have an old microwave cart that I use as a bench I have my harbor freight magnifier fluorescent light on it and a small cutting mat and a few of my clamps and a cup of sharpies. Below I have 16 unstated models stacked in my stash and foil and a bit of styrene. Next to it I have a cardboard box packed with about 25 rattle cans. And then I have a Rubbermaid tool box with all my detail paints,brushes,weathering stuff,glues,putty,hobby knife and various tools in the tray and testors and other mini rattle cans in the bottom along with sandpaper and odd tools and my small boxes of engine parts and wheels tires(stuff I most commonly like to kitbash)...then a parts box and finished kits in the closet 

So anyways lets hear wear your model magic happens.

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  • From: Nashua, New Hampshire
Posted by mrmike on Monday, May 25, 2020 8:50 PM

You show me yours and I'll show you mine! Laugh

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

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Posted by 195X on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:10 PM

I have two four foot tables, assorted shelves and containers. As for what it looks like, hmmmm... Imagine hot wheels and MPC have a factory next to each other and they simultaneously exploded. Yeah, that's it. :)

My favorite color is clear. I am also ambidexterous, I can screw up equally well with either hand. I am 53 years old and been building for most of that time. :)

On the bench... somewhere. Pink Panther show car, 1978 Dodge Magnum Charger Daytona Midnight edition SE 300. Mongrel T.

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Posted by 58volvoV8 on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:31 AM

[quote user="mrmike"]

You show me yours and I'll show you mine! Laugh

 

[/quote Yea I gotta figure pictures out yet...

Once I heard that ya need a picture hosting site.....i scratched my head.......caveman scared no understand picture host thingy me hit phone with club six time no picture workBig Smile

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Posted by 195X on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:09 PM

I'm not posting a pic because it's just too damned embarrasing! :lol:

My favorite color is clear. I am also ambidexterous, I can screw up equally well with either hand. I am 53 years old and been building for most of that time. :)

On the bench... somewhere. Pink Panther show car, 1978 Dodge Magnum Charger Daytona Midnight edition SE 300. Mongrel T.

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Posted by 58volvoV8 on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:34 PM

embarrassing ??......im working off a microwave cartConfused lmao

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Posted by -Jeff- on Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:18 AM

I always enjoy these topics when they come up, I will share my messy workplace with you.  my wife let me setup a small corner of our bedroom as a hobby desk to keep me off the other furniture in the house.  On the bench now is a black 32 roadster getting repairs and a new top, a 32 5w coupe that I chopped the other night and am mocking up tp see where I want to go with it, and all the loose parts are for my 32 roadster build posted in hot rods. I keep my built models that I can fit out for inspiration.  

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Posted by Goofy62 on Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:55 PM

Are you sure that you want to see my disaster?

Well, okay.

You asked for it! Big Smile

 

I have a quite nice room in my basement where all of my modeling trials and tribulations happen.

An 8x15 room with 4 shelving units containing my unbuilt kits, a few shelves for supplies and a folding table where the work takes place. a shelf full of rattle cans and a couple of air brushes and I'm in heaven......even though it more accurately resembles a pig stye!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve

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Posted by 58volvoV8 on Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:14 PM

Goofy62

Are you sure that you want to see my disaster?

Well, okay.

You asked for it! Big Smile

 

I have a quite nice room in my basement where all of my modeling trials and tribulations happen.

An 8x15 room with 4 shelving units containing my unbuilt kits, a few shelves for supplies and a folding table where the work takes place. a shelf full of rattle cans and a couple of air brushes and I'm in heaven......even though it more accurately resembles a pig stye!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve

 

But a cool pig stye .....and nice kit stashYes......im confined to a corner of my anliving room...were I'm told "you better vacuum up all those plastic shavings!!".....befor that I had a spot in my old kitchen were I could just step onto the porch to spray paint...and I didn't have to vacuum cause it was linoleum...so I only got yelled at when she stepped on the plastic shavings....Big SmileBig Smile

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Posted by Goofy62 on Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:56 PM

58volvoV8

 

 
Goofy62

Are you sure that you want to see my disaster?

Well, okay.

You asked for it! Big Smile

 

I have a quite nice room in my basement where all of my modeling trials and tribulations happen.

An 8x15 room with 4 shelving units containing my unbuilt kits, a few shelves for supplies and a folding table where the work takes place. a shelf full of rattle cans and a couple of air brushes and I'm in heaven......even though it more accurately resembles a pig stye!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve

 

 

 

But a cool pig stye .....and nice kit stashYes......im confined to a corner of my anliving room...were I'm told "you better vacuum up all those plastic shavings!!".....befor that I had a spot in my old kitchen were I could just step onto the porch to spray paint...and I didn't have to vacuum cause it was linoleum...so I only got yelled at when she stepped on the plastic shavings....Big SmileBig Smile

 

This is the only room in the entire house that I call my own.

My wife won't even go in there, so it's mine to keep clean........which is why it's so filthy!

Even my cat knows that she is not allowed to enter.

She will just lie outside the door if I'm in there with the door open and peer inside.

She will not breach the threshold! Big Smile

 

 

 

 

Steve

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Posted by 58volvoV8 on Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:48 PM

ahh.....model car solitude....that's were magic happens......probably why mine look crappy.....good thing I don't have a cat....it would probably bury some of my cars in the cat box...lmao......well the old pro nova I built anywayStick out tongue

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  • From: Collingwood, Ontario, CANADA
Posted by Skelly on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:31 PM

Wish I could show you my work area, but I haven't figured out how to download a photo. My Vic20 just doesn't want to cooperate. So I ill describe it......

I have the entire basement. Bench is 5' X 2', below a wall of my completed cars. Paint booth is to the right, fridge (unplugged and used for storing paints) is on the left. Two "teachers storage bins" are on either side of my chair. Beside the paint booth is a flat screen TV, beside the fridge is a leather recline. 

Ive got a lot more room than I'll EVER need! Me and my cats love it. AND, the cats do not bother with the cars.

Life's great!!

 Skelly 

SKELLY

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  • From: Nashua, New Hampshire
Posted by mrmike on Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:00 PM

For those of you who can't figure out how to upload a photo to this forum, allow me to show you how.  You will need a photohosting site to post any pictures.  Find a photohosting site on your favorite search engine that will work for you best and upload your pictures from your computer.  Once uploaded, right click and copy the BBC Code for that picture and right click and paste it in your reply on this forum.  

Here are some pictures of my model cave...

"That's Spenser with an 'S' like the poet."

Robert Urich Spenser For Hire 1985

Classic Plastic Model Club

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