Amazon Prime We're NOT!

 Yes, that's correct; two of the many things that you did NOT find on Amazon Prime are Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium & Scale Model Masterpieces/Yorke Weathering, Scratchbuilding & Craftsman Kit products!!

   Lots of folks called and emailed asking why? One of Richard's many past careers was a Senior Buyer for a Wholesale Hobby & Craft Distributor (at the time the largest in the Southeastern USA) also known in the industry as the "Middle Man". Twenty plus years ago there was a place for this function. Walther's and the many other catalog sellers still do it today! But now with the popularity of the Internet growing daily and increasing more small hobby manufactures giving up their day jobs to work their hobby business full time; the need for this middle Man who happens to take a 20-25% profit cut is not as necessary as he once was. We the Middle Man is cut out, small hobby manufacturers can better manage their prices resulting in lower priced hobby products for you! Now if only the USPS could get it's act together to reduce it's costs to lower postage rates!

 And finally, just a reminder that we'll be traveling in a couple of weeks which means that Orders places while we're away will not be mailed until mid-August! Also, Richard has a bunch of Doctor appointments in preperation for our tripe in the next week or two which will also cause slight delays in our typical 1-3 Day Shipping policy! Many thanks again for your patience & understanding and as always you loyalty and continued business! See you in the Hobby Room ...

Weathering Stain Set #1 & Booklet #2 & #5531 Junk Pile
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium

  Using this Doctor Ben's Product: Ever since 1991 we have offered Doctor Ben's Aged Driftwood Weathering Stain as a non-petroleum, identical color match replacement for the long defunct Floquil Flo-Stains© products; especially Floquil Driftwood stain made famous by the Fine Scale Miniatures kit instructions of the 1970s to present. Thousands of jars of Doctor Ben's Aged Driftwood Weathering Stain have been sold with equally thousands of satisfied customers. 
  In this *Original* Woodsey Set the Doctor Ben's Stains included in Weathering Stain Set #1 (#1077):include: 
#1097-Aged Driftwood, #1081-Realistic Oak, #1082-Natural Pine, #1083-Hardwood Maple, #1084-Nautical Teak, #1089-Rustic Barn Red, #1087-Knotty Walnut, & #1090 Natural Basswood plus Booklet #2 & #5531 Junk Pile. CLICK HERE or on image to see more!

the Short Line Freight Shed & Boiler Kit-O Scale

Thomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model Masterpieces

Thomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model Masterpieces

We have added several Options to chose or NOT chose when purchasing this kit. 1) The Option of adding Doctor Ben's Weathering Stains and/or Weathering Solutions used for the finish & weathering of the Pilot Model; and/or 2) Roof Material-Choices of either Corrugated Metal or Seamed Tarpaper (Grey or Red Oxide) are available instead of the Doctor Ben's Precision "Square City Shake Shingles (#DBZ6155) included in this kit.
  
  A side note of "what other stuff" is included with this kit. Well, everything seen in the picture as plus: (3) Boxes #9045; (3) Boxes #9050; (3) Barrels #9041; (3) Boxes #9030; & (3) Boxes #9035 which are all cast in our Labstone gypsum just like our Scale Model Masterpieces kits.

Thomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model Masterpieces HO Scale Freight Shed & Boiler Kit Update: We decided to offer this same version in HO which will be available shortly. Originally, we had created a more sophisticated version and we're shelving that design until some future time.

Be sure to keep checking back at our website Blog for the updates—we've got some great ideas planned!

Steel/Wood Tool/Pump/Storage Shed Set - (3pcs Cal Freight #2170, #2370 & #2380) Unfinished Labstone/Scale Model
CALIFORNIA FREIGHT & DETAILS N/Nn3/1:160-Scale
 Detail Parts are composed of UNFINISHED/  UNASSEMBLED Natural Resin or Color-Cast Resin parts-Assembly & Finish Required. 
  Assembly using Doctor Ben's Hypo-Cement for tiny delicate parts as well as most plastic cements and painting may be completed by hand or an air brush. 
  The above image/thumbnail  best describes this item SIZE, QUANTITY, COLOR, if assembled (required) & its design. Got Questions? Always Ask first! CLICK HERE to find more!

the Rustic Stone & Frame Factory Kit HO & O Scales

Thomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model MasterpiecesThomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model Masterpieces

 Currently, a "work in  progress", this 1978 Thomas A. Yorke Ent kit (Now Scale Model Masterpieces) is receiving whole  new (and some original) update. Most everything you  see in the images as well as  quite a bit of other stuff that you don't see as this update progresses. Keep checking back at our website Blog for the updates—we've got some great ideas planned!

   All of the casting for this model are made from  "original" Thomas A. Yorke molds/masters and cast in Labstone/Dental (Buff) for much more  superior detail than casting made of Hydrocal© can produce.
  The windows, doors,  and some other details are Grandt Thomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model Masterpieces Line product molded plastic. Doctor Ben's  Roofing material is provided as well as the instruction for its  application.
 Each kit has updated instructions are to make construction more applicable  to changes of materials and modeling techniques.

This brand new update includes  detailed construction drawings (SEE  adjacent THUMBNAILS), scale lumber, Precision Cut template & content sheThomas A. Yorke Enterprises is now Scale Model Masterpieces ets, barrels and boxes, outhouse/privy (pictured), weathering instructions, color photos, instruction booklet, and much more.

 The original 1978 #O-9105 kit  was originally produced in the produced by Thomas A Yorke and although there have been some variations, this craftsman kit includes the best aspects of previous versions..

And yes, Doctor Ben's Weathering would look good on the roof. At right is the Front Elevation view of this kit. Booklet Instruction include is a color photographs!

Weathering Pigment Flavor-of-the-Week Is Back!
 
Navajo Red Weathering Pigment-2oz
Doctor Ben's Scale Consortium
  All Doctor Ben's *Color-Fast* Weathering Pigments are available in 2 ounce wide-mouth recyclable jars individually and in money-saving 27-jar & 8-jar sets as well as an 11-Color Pigment Sampler Set. CLICK HERE to find out more!
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