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  1. DaveInTheHat

    Short Train

    I made a short train out of some broken up junk.
  2. DaveInTheHat


    I scratch built an HO scale 15 foot sailboat. Here's a link to some pictures I took while I was building it: Here's a short slide show:
  3. DaveInTheHat

    Ernie Hoffnagle's Place

    Ernie Hoffnagle wasn't sure if it was a rock or a maybe a dinosaur bone in his garden. He called in some experts and now it's all a big mystery. Here's a link to all the pictures I took while I was building this diorama...
  4. DaveInTheHat

    1929 Ford AA Truck and Belly Tank

    1:87 scale.
  5. DaveInTheHat

    Muppet Studebaker

  6. DaveInTheHat


    K.F.C. didn't do well here. Here's pictures I took while I was building this diorama: There's a slideshow on my Facebook page. Hit the "Like" button to keep up with what I'm working on...
  7. DaveInTheHat

    Log House

    I scratch built a log house. I made it using some sticks, plaster, junk mail, tin foil and a few other odds and ends. Here's a link to the pictures I took while I was building this: Here's a link to a slide show on my...
  8. DaveInTheHat

    Old Race Cars In An Abandoned Barn

    I scratch built the building out of plaster, sticks, and junk mail. The vehicles are modified from old models that are more like toys. Here's the link to the pictures I took while I was building this:
  9. DaveInTheHat

    Stubby Bob

    Roadkill's Stubby Bob in HO scale. Here's the link to the pictures I took while I was building this:
  10. DaveInTheHat

    Dave's Donuts

    The pictures I too while I was building this are on my Fotki page:
  11. DaveInTheHat

    1948 Dave-Craft Custom Deluxe Highway Clipper

    Here's my 1948 Dave-Craft Custom Deluxe Highway Clipper. Everything from the hood back in scratch built.
  12. DaveInTheHat


    This building was originally part of the Davetown Toothpick Factory. The factory was opened in the early the 19th century and closed in 1968. It was destroyed by fire in 1970. The property and building sat abandoned for decades until Earl and Judy Schmutz purchased the building and surrounding...
  13. DaveInTheHat

    Dave's Saucer City

    Here's my diorama of an anti-gravity electro-magnetic hovercraft dealership. The pictures I took while I was building it are here: There's a slideshow on my Facebook page:
  14. DaveInTheHat

    Pirate's Cove

    Here's a diorama I built a while ago. The ship isn't exactly HO scale, but kinda close. I have a video of the build on Facebook.
  15. DaveInTheHat

    Patti Point Lighthouse

  16. DaveInTheHat

    The Muppet Studebaker

    I built the Muppet Studebaker in HO scale.
  17. DaveInTheHat

    Mulligan's Excavating

    Everybody knows the story of “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel” and how Mary Anne got stuck in the cellar of the Popperville town hall. Not too many people know what happened 75 years later when the town of Popperville built a new town hall. The old building was scheduled for demolition and...
  18. DaveInTheHat

    Dave's Antiques

    This is my first laser cut craftsman kit. I got this kit with a gift certificate that I won in a contest. I've actually been a little nervous about building it. I'm not sure why. Perhaps because the cost is about a third of what I spend per year. My hobby money is very limited. I probably spend...
  19. DaveInTheHat

    Davetown Boardwalk

    A little background on how this idea came about.... Whenever I'm building a diorama or anything else for that matter, I keep a small box on my bench to put "stuff" in. Things like leftover pieces of wood, metal, plastic, painted paper, leftover parts or anything else that I think I might use...
  20. DaveInTheHat

    Tuxedo Dave's Formal Wear & Chainsaw Sharpening

    I started another diorama. This one fits next to Davetown Books. The Chainsaw Sharpening building is a Bar Mills kit. Here's what comes in the kit They're really a pleasure to build. The parts fit together perfectly with only very minor clean up. Mostly done with a razor blade and a nail...

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