• Seoul, Korea at a 1:1500 scale

    Am I the only one who finds large-scale miniatures slightly ironic? If anyone else does, they obviously don’t find them ironic enough to stop making them. The Seoul Museum of History just finished up a full-city recreation that takes up a whopping 317.29-square meters. Read More

  • Japan gets awesome Space Battleship Yamato model

    Space Battleship Yamato is the name of a (rather short-lived) Japanese science fiction anime series that was aired on TV in countries other than Nippon some 20 to 30 years ago (outside Japan the anime and the movie versions are also known as Star Blazers or Space Cruiser Yamato). And now, the series’ very cool, eponymous spaceship gets a very pretty model version [JP]. Read More

  • Can't afford a Canon 1D? Make one out of balsa wood

    Now that’s the do-it-yourself spirit! Now if only I could afford some balsa wood. This little project looks like a lot of fun if you’re really good at carpentry. Shape the surface of the pentaprism portion, the shutter release guard circumference and both shoulders of the upper portion of the camera. Then create the upper portion of the eyecup. What?! I can’t just… Read More