IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

IPMS LogoInternational Plastic Modelers' Society / USA

IPMS LogoIPMS/USA

IPMS LogoIPMS/USA

Subscribe to On the Bench Podcast feed On the Bench Podcast
Updated: 5 hours 5 min ago

OTB 31: Just shooting the breeze

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 01:24

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian chat about what they have been doing over the last few weeks and  look at whats new in the modelling world, as well as our segment on modelling tips.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 30: What we have been doing

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:16

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian chat about what they have been doing and whats new in the modelling world. Also we have are new segment on modelling tips.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 29: Japanese WW2 aircraft colours.

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 07:26

In this episode Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Robert who will be talking about Japanese aircraft the the colours that may and may not have been used to paint them. We will have our usual whats new segment in the modelling world and are announcing our new segment on modelling tips…something that our listeners have suggested.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 28: Horizon Models and cleaning your airbrush.

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 08:27

In this Episode Dave, Ian and Julian talks to Tony from Horizon models who produce 1/72 scale kits of the Atlas and Mercury rockets from the glory days of the space race. We also look at cleaning your airbrush and of course we will have our usual whats new segment in the modelling world.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 27: Wingnut Wings GM Richard Alexander.

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 01:29

Episode 27 is a Wingnut Wings special.

Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by Martin Reid and the General Manager of Wingnut Wings Richard Alexander to talk about everything Wingnut Wings. And of course we will have our usual whats new in the modelling world segment.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 26: Part 3 of Melbourne Model Expo.

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 02:32

In episode 26 Dave Ian and Julian bring you the third and final part of the show that was recorded at Melbourne Model Expo.

We talk to Martin Reid, James from Nunawading wargamers, Paul Sabin, Frank Morgan and Daniel from the GUNPLA builders club.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 25: Part 2 of Melbourne Model Expo.

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 05:43

In episode 25 Dave Ian and Julian bring you part 2 of the show that was recorded at Melbourne Model Expo.

In this episode we talk to Brett Green (yes THAT Brett Green!) Then we chat with Richard Hall who tells us about his passion for Heinkels and we hear about Troy’s Space Shuttle build.

Ed Russell joins us for a light hearted look into the future of judging models and finally our resident expert on SyFy, Seth, wives us his impressions on the science fiction models on display.  Still more to come so keep your eyes open for part three.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 24: We report from Melbourne Model Expo.

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:00

In episode 24 Dave Ian and Julian recorded the show from the Melbourne Model Expo which was held over the long weekend of the 8th, 9th and 10th of June.

 

Due to the number of speakers that were on the show, we are spreading the contents out over a couple of episodes (maybe even three).

 

In this episode the boys are joined by Les to help with the intro to this episode. Then we managed to find one of the show organisers, Rene, who gave us a run down on the show and the work that is done behind the scenes. Then we had an interesting chat with one of the vendors at the show, Andrew from SPECMODS. Hope you enjoy and stay turned for Part 2.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 23: Methods for creating chipping effects.

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 21:41

In episode 23 Dave Ian and Julian talk about new model releases and discuss different methods of for creating chipping effects. 

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 22: Ian’s new Wingnut Wings model.

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:00

In episode 22 Dave and Ian talk about new model releases and Ian brings into the studio his new Wingnut Wings model.  Dave has found a new rust effects paint and of  course we will have our usual segment on whats’ new in the modelling world.

 

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 21: Chinese air force museum

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 02:53

In episode 21 Dave and Julian are joined by special guest Chris who will be talking about his recent trip to China and the Beijing aircraft museum…..MIGs as far as the eye can see as well as a couple of surprising aircraft that you would not expect at a Chinese museum!

Of course we will have our usual segment on whats’ new in the modelling world.

 

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 20: Building civil airliners

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 06:49

In episode 20 Dave, Ian and Julian will be joined by special  guest Hamish who will be talking about building civil airliners. And of course we will have our usual segment on whats’ new in the modelling world.

 

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 19: Gundum

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 23:03

In episode 19 Dave, Ian and Julian will be joined by special  guest Scott who will be educating us on the world of Gundam. For more information on what Gundam is have a look at these two links:-

www.ghostofzeon.com 

www.facebook.com/TheGhostofZeon 

Also please take some time to have a look at the excellent link  on paint woodgrain textures provided by one of our listeners, Brian Latour:-

https://iceaxeminiatures.wordpress.com/2018/03/13/painting-woodgrain-textures/

 

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

To listen to your free podcast download follow one of the links listed below.

http://otbmodellerspodcast.libsyn.com

https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/otb-001-podcast-about-scale-model-building/id1262869310?i=1000390204741&mt=2

http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=157043&refid=stpr

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 18: Photographing your models

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:41

In episode 18 Dave, Ian and Julian  will be talking about what they have been unto in the last two weeks and will discuss photographing your model. And of course we will be looking at whats new in the modelling world.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 17: Looking at a new range of Acrylic Lacquers

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 21:38

 

In episode 17 Dave, Ian and Julian are joined by special guest Scott who will be talking about the new range of  Acrylic Lacquers from Scale Model Supplies. And of course we will be looking at whats new in the modelling world.

If you want more information on the range of Acrylic Lacquers from Scale Model Supplies got to this link:-

www.scalemodeller.com.au

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 16: Painting figures and busts

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:58

In episode 16 Dave and Ian are joined by special guest Chris who will be talking about the dark art of building and painting figures and busts. We are also going to name our top podcasts the we like to listen to as well as listener mail and  whats new in the modelling world.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 15: Modelling tools and displaying your models.

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:59

In episode 15 Dave and Ian are joined by Julian and will be chatting about modelling tools as well as how to best display your finished model along with listen mail and the usual watts new in the modelling world.

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 14: Star Wars!

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 01:31

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

 

In episode 14 Dave and Ian are joined by special guest Seth who will be talking about everything plastic in the Star Wars universe.

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 13: Building ship dioramas

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 20:35

 

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

In episode 13 Dave and Ian are joined by special guest Callum who will be talking about building ship dioramas. 

If you want to have a look at Callum’s work here is the link to his facebook page:-

 

https://www.facebook.com/Cals-Scale-Modelling-450573365091027/

Categories: Podcasts

OTB 12: A general chat about scratch building

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 22:42

On The Bench is a podcast by modellers for modellers about models talking about all aspects of our hobby, bringing you news of upcoming releases and having chats about building kits as well as bringing you special guests.

 

In episode 12 Dave, Ian and Julian chat about the year in review and have a general chat about scratch building as well as the usual segment on whats new.  Please note that this episode had a number of software and hardware issues which caused the very first part of the whats new segment being clipped.  But none the less we still managed to get the rest of the episode done and published albeit just a little later than usual.

Categories: Podcasts