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Walthers Champion Packing Co. Part 3: Putting the grout between the bricks.
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After assembling the major structures I decided to permanently attach the smaller building to the larger building.  I didn’t like how the kit had it as two separate buildings.  I removed the shorter wall on the smaller structure and fitted it against the larger one.  I used some of the scrap pieces to fill in the gaps, covered with putty.  After waiting for the...

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Walthers Champion Packing Co. Part 1: Construction of walls.
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My newest project was the Champion Packing Co. from Walthers Cornerstone Series.  I became interested in this model because some of my relatives work in the meat packing industry. After cleaning the flash from the walls and removing them from the sprues, I test fit them and held them in place with blue painter’s tape.  Assembling the walls in this manner allowed me to...

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