Obsessive, obscure, observant and even excessive; all these monikers I’ve worn in my modelling career. And then just when you feel that you need to back off the scratchbuilding fanaticism along comes someone to restore my faith in the obsession.
Site 1: Scratch building a HO scale mattress box spring [Link –>]
Over on the FreeRails forum there is a build I just had to showcase. Sean W needed a box spring mattress for a scene. Not able to find one from a manufacturer he did what he had to do – scratchbuilt.
Image 1: Sean W’s scratchbuilt box-spring mattress (
Visit the link above to see how he did it. Great work Sean!