Category Archives: Workshop

Model Master Acrylic Paint Colors

I went to my local hobby shop (LHS) today looking for a special fitting for my new airbrush. While I was there I looked at the brands of acrylic paint they carry. Later I went to the local Hobby Lobby and checked out their selection of acrylic paints. My LHS carried a lot of the… Read More »

How to Remove CA, Super Glue, Krazy Glue, etc.

CA (cyanoacrylate /ˌsaɪ ə nəʊ ˈækrɪ leɪt/) glues—also known by the brand names “Super Glue” and “Krazy Glue”—are good stuff! They are a family of strong, fast-acting adhesives with industrial, medical, and household uses. CA has a short shelf life if not used—about 12 months from the date of manufacture if unopened, one month after opening. A very thin… Read More »

Air Compressors: Single-Stage vs. Dual-Stage

“What is the difference between a single-stage and dual-stage air compressor?” That’s a question many people ask when shopping for a compressor. Air compressors come in two types: single-stage and dual-stage. The primary difference between the two is the number of times air gets compressed on the trip between being uncompressed outside air and being… Read More »