Tutorial: Academy 1/72 P-40B Tomahawk – Part 2 – Cutting

Continuing our previous post “Tutorial: Academy 1/72 P-40B Tomahawk – Part 1 – Research“, after doing the research and defining a plan (for building and painting it) now it’s time to show you how to cut some parts of the Academy 1/72 P-40B Tomahawk. As always, it is very important to perform a good research, to understand the Kit User’s Manual and get familiar with the kit itself, including the sprues, parts location and decals.
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1/72 Academy Curtiss P-40B Tomahawk Tutorial

Tutorial: Academy 1/72 P-40B Tomahawk – Part 1 – Research

Welcome to our first All About Kits Tutorial!
The idea behind this tutorial is to bring information and ideas about how to build a 1/72 Curtiss P-40B Tomahawk from Academy.

This first part is about research – collecting information about the real object, in our case here, the Curtiss P-40B Tomahawk airplane. As every single project, it’s very important to spend a few hours doing a detailed research in your personal library or Internet and understand the instructions in the kit’s “User’s Manual”.

After all, I’m positive that these actions will make a significant difference during the assembly of your kit. Also, any additional information, picture, examples of other kits, will bring some good ideas in how to add details to your model.

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