Richly illustrated, it uses six model-building examples, from the very basic application of etch to the major conversions. It includes an overview of the tools required; guidance on building the basic model kit; an explanation of different types of multimedia: the methods for producing etched brass; how to undertake 3D design and 3D printing and, finally, the steps for successful resin casting.
Robin Carpenter has been a keen model maker since childhood; he has also worked on a variety of real aircraft over a twenty-year career in aviation. He has entered his models into many shows, winning awards at the national level. He is best known for his airbrush painting, and is the author of Airbrushing Scale Model Aircraft and Multimedia Building Techniques for Scale Model Aircraft for Crowood.