Episodes
Published 02/22/24
In this Episode, Will, Cracy, and Triss interview the phenomenally talented Chris Jerrett and talk armour modelling, mountain biking and bespoke time zones. Chris's socials https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=chris%20jerrett%20modeling instagram chris_jerrett_models._ The debate about the state of social media modelling rumbles on, and we dive into the mailbag. Contact the show: [email protected] Please support our...
Published 02/22/24
In this special episode, which is going out on all the podcaster's own channels, you get to hear a special discussion we, the Scale Model Podcasters, set up over the holidays The discussion includes the producers of most of the well known modelling podcasts: Dave Goldfinch from On the Bench Darrin Cook from the Model Geeks Rob Riviezzo from the Modelling Insanity Podcast Chris Pabz from Built Sideways Barry Biediger from Small Subjects Malcolm Childs from Making Conversation Stuart Clark...
Published 01/23/24
Chris, Tracy and Will return from the holidays, not rested and not refreshed, and jaded with the state of the online modelling community. its all so Blur... Contact the show: [email protected] Please support our sponsors https://anyz.io http://tetramodel.com https://scalemodeller.com.au https://insidethearmour.com Check out all the great modelling podcasts at http://Modelpodcasts.com Please do check out Chris's other podcast at https://modelsfromukraine.buzzsprout.com/ And his...
Published 01/18/24
In this special episode, Vladimir Sulc, CEO, and Jan Bobek, of Eduard, join Chris and Tracy to give us exclusive news of a brand new, all new tool kit, from Eduard.... Check out our facebook page for photos of this kit! https://www.facebook.com/spruecuttersu Please support our sponsors https://anyz.io http://tetramodel.com https://scalemodeller.com.au https://insidethearmour.com Check out all the great modelling podcasts at http://Modelpodcasts.com Please do check out Chris's other...
Published 01/04/24
In this episode, Chris, Tracy, and Will talk to Rick Lawler about art and modelling, his powerful pieces, "Burden of Sorrow" and "Some Kind of Monster", modelling darker subjects and capturing "Lightning in a Bottle", plus his work with AK and other brands and, of course, his superb Youtube channel, Propaganda. (https://www.youtube.com/c/ricklawlerpropaganda) Chris presents two mini Interviews from IPMS UK ScaleModelworld, with  Vladimír Šulc of Eduard Models (https://www.eduard.com/) and...
Published 11/23/23
In this episode, Chris, Will and Tracy discuss what's on their benches, including Will's dirty cans, Tracy's changing plans, and Chris's A-20. They also discuss the recent YouTube video that pissed off the world, and present a set of recordings from Scale Model Challenge to round off their coverage of this year's show. This includes recordings from the show panels, and from traders at the show. Contact the show at [email protected] The panels were Ordnance: René van der Hart...
Published 11/02/23
In this episode, Chris, Tracy, and Will are joined by TJ and John from the Plastic Posse Podcast to discuss their experiences of Scale Model Challenge 2023 Check out the Posse here: https://plasticpossepodcast.buzzsprout.com/ and their facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/PlasticPosse Please support our sponsors https://anyz.io http://tetramodel.com https://scalemodeller.com.au https://insidethearmour.com https://www.hypersonicmodels.com/ Check out all the great modelling podcasts...
Published 10/26/23
In this episode, the guys dive into the mailbag, deal with some burrs, and interview Alexandre Duchamp you can find Alex here on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alexandre.duchamp.96 or on instagram as @maschinen_heimat You can find some of Alex's work under the episode album on the Sprue Cutters Union Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/spruecuttersu you can contact the show at [email protected] Please support our...
Published 10/11/23
In this special, Will and Chris interview Chris McLain, regarding his experience of impropriety at the US IPMS Nationals, judging category 608. Photos and supporting documentation for this episode can be found on the Sprue Cutters Union Facebook page Support the show
Published 10/06/23
Chris Recently attended the fantastic "Scale Scotland" Show in Edinburgh In this bonus episode he talks to: show team member, Andy Canning (Scale Scotland https://www.scalescotland.co.uk/) Keith from Cozmic Scale Models (https://www.cozmicscalemodels.com/) John from Hawk Miniatures (https://www.hawkminiatures.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/hawk.miniatures) Superb diorama and armour modeller (who builds great aircraft too) Ian Barraclough (Ian's facebook group, the Tank Room ) and Paul...
Published 09/29/23
In this episode, Will, Chris and Tracy are joined by Matt McDougall and Jake McKee to discuss modelling, competition, and a lot more They also talk about mental health and suicide. If you are struggling at the moment you can reach out for help. In the UK there is a list of regional mental health crisis numbers at NHS.uk, or you can call the Samaritans 24 hours a day on 116 123, you can text the word “SHOUT” to the Shout Crisis line on 85258, or if you are under 19, text “YM” to the same...
Published 09/20/23
in this Special, Tracy and Chris outline the special events the Sprue Cutters Union will be running at Scale Model Challenge, and Chris talks to show host, Robert Crombeecke to get the latest on the best celebration of the art of modelling in the modelling callendar Please support our sponsors https://anyz.io http://tetramodel.com https://scalemodeller.com.au https://insidethearmour.com https://www.hypersonicmodels.com/ Check out all the great modelling podcasts at...
Published 09/06/23
This week Tracy, Will, and Chris discuss the incredible feedback from episode 48, and the unbelievable blowback from the IPMS nationals. This week's interview is with master automotive modeller Martin Aveyard https://www.instagram.com/stokemodels. Martin's models will leave you speechless, we can guarantee. Find out how he does it, why he does it, and what motivates his modelling in our full length interview. welcome our new sponsor: Hypersonic...
Published 08/31/23
In this episode , Chris, Tracy, and Will, are joined by Modeller, Archeologist and 3D kit designer: Sophie Rose You can find Sophie's work on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/rosemodelcompany/? Also, Will and Matt McDougall of Doogs Models (https://doogsmodels.com/) tell Tracy and Chris all about their experience at the IPMS USA Nationals, contact the show at [email protected] Please Support our...
Published 08/10/23
Tracy is away in Australia, and Will is banned from doing his 'Aussie accent' In this episode Chris and Will deal with a bumper saddlebag of burrs, their own, and burrs sent in by listeners. During this episode Chris recommends figures from Bao Nguyen You can find him here: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009160069060 They also interview Peter Castle about his amazing products at Airscale, and about his incredible 1/18 Scratchbuilt aircraft AIRSCALE:...
Published 07/13/23
Episode 46: "Smush it Real Good" with John Simmons and Robert Crombeecke In this episode Tracy, Chris, and Will discuss chipping, talk to Robert Crombeecke about Scale Model Challenge 2023 (https://www.scalemodelchallenge.com/) and look back over the first two years of the Sprue Cutters Union, reflecting on the amazing guest interviews and what they have brought to the show. This episode's interview is with John Simmons (https://www.facebook.com/johnsimmonsscalemodelling) and John tells the...
Published 06/21/23
In this Episode we dive deep into the mailbag to answer your feedback on episode 45, and We talk to Danielle and Rudy from LionHeart Hobby about how they are making the bricks and mortar hobby store a ‘destination’ proposition, adding value to their hobby community and bringing people together https://lionhearthobby.com/ Check out the SCU on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/spruecuttersu our email is at [email protected] Please support our...
Published 05/30/23
In this Episode, Chris, Will, and Tracy, are joined by Dioramist, Snow Boarding Instructor, Winter Sports Champion, Flight Attendant, Voice Over Artist and all round overly talented man, Martin Drayton. We talk to Martin about story telling, dioramas, inspiration and his experiences of discrimination in the hobby. You can find Martin on Instagram as EmmDeeScaleModels, and check out Em Dee Scale Models on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MartinBuildsModels, his youtube page is here:...
Published 05/11/23
In this Episode, Chris, Will, and Tracy discuss kit quality, interview Richard Alexander and Darren Mildenhall from Kotare Models and generally dig into what makes a good modern kit You can find an album of models related to this episode and Kotare on our facebook page, along with some photos of Richard's own models Please also visit Kotare's website for more information on the guys, their Spitfire Mk.I, and upcoming releases: https://www.kotare-models.com/ You can find the review of the...
Published 04/20/23
in this special, we re-present the interview from episode 30 of the Sprue Cutters Union with sculptor, artist, musician, father, husband and National Guard of Ukraine, Anton Derbilov, who was tragically killed fighting for his country on 6th April 2023 Support the show
Published 04/11/23
In this episode, Tracy, Will, and Chris get salty, get happy and get chatting to our very good friend: Sam Dwyer You can find out all about Sam's awesome work on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/schwerpunktmodels or on Instagram @sd_scale_models Sammstagramm Check out the SCU on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/spruecuttersu Please support our sponsors: http://tetramodel.com https://www.scalemodeller.com.au/ https://Anyz.io https://insidethearmour.com Check out the other podcasts...
Published 03/31/23
In this Episode Chris, Tracy, and Will do their best to avoid getting the hose again, while discussing the value of taking a step back to move forward, the Moosaroo Cup, Masterpiece Models Jigs and correctification of speakafying. Taesung's amazing minis can be bought at https://www.alpineminiatures.com/ You can find Calvin's blog at https://zyclyon.blogspot.com/ or you can follow him in Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CalvinTanEuJin Check out the fantastic interviews Jim and Barry...
Published 03/09/23
In this episode, Will, Tracy, and Chris discuss getting fit to nip, cascading failure, the small pleasures of modelling, and how not to handle business criticism. The special interview is with Chris Parker-Joy, Lead Designer, and Martin Ridge, Development Manager, from Airfix. They discuss kit design, the company's direction and the philosophy behind Airfix's kits. Please support our sponsors: The Scale Modellers Supply / SMS Paints https://www.scalemodeller.com.au/ ANYZ:...
Published 02/17/23
In this episode Tracy, Will, and Chris, ease back into the saddle with a catch up on what they have been doing, an extended de-burring of their saddles, and a critique of Tracy's latest completed work Please support our sponsors: The Scale Modellers Supply / SMS Paints https://www.scalemodeller.com.au/ ANYZ: https://Anyz.io Tetra Modelworks: http://tetramodel.com ITA Publications: https://insidethearmour.com email the show at [email protected] Support the show
Published 01/27/23