Dave Matthews is creating model building and tech tip videos
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Hello and welcome to my Workshop.

My name is Dave Matthews and I am now launching a new series of traditional model building “how to” information videos via Patreon and Youtube to help newcomers and other modellers alike, to learn some skills required to get more enjoyment from the hobby.

I have been building model aircraft for over 40 years now and the most common question I get asked of anyone who visits me in the workshop on on the flying field is, “How do you do that?”.

Time moves on, and just recently I was having a chat with a very good friend of mine over a cup of tea here in the workshop, where he mentioned I should get sharing my methods and experience with all of you. So, I decided to do just that with my Patreon supporters. From today, I will be making regular “how I do that” style of videos so that “you” can learn from that personal experience.

These instructional videos will cover all aspects of model building from design and construction right through to material selection. I intend to cover Full traditional balsawood plan and kit builds right up to composite moulding and covering and finishing methods. I will also cover engine installations and better radio set-ups to ensure you have a better chance at making your creation fly well from day one. Other things I will be a looking at will be workshop tools and equipment and how to use them safely, as well as some tips and tricks I have learnt along the way that make my own building more pleasurable.

I have broken down the three main main Patreon rewards sections into ‘Beginners’, ‘Intermediate’ and ‘Advanced’ headings. These will allow you, as a supporter, to get different levels of information and tuition on how to successfully get more from our hobby and with luck, you won’t become disillusioned or frustrated in your workshop builds should things not go to plan.

My goal is to simply help you put pride in your next model build by learning some more skills and techniques along the way and with luck, we can all learn from each other as we take the next step in this wonderful and creative hobby.

Topics with include the following:

Traditional Construction Techniques.
Kit Building.
Plan Building.
Material Selection.
Material uses in model building.
Glues and correct use.
Installations.
Radio set-ups, both mechanical and digital.
Batteries old and new.
Glow and Petrol Engine running and tuning.
Propeller selection.
Covering Techniques.
Painting.
Field Equipment.
Workshop Tools and how to not use them.
Flight Setups and Effects of Centre of Gravity on a model.
Maintenance.
Model Design on paper to CAD 2D and 3D.
Kit, Engine, Radio, Servo reviews.
Your Questions and Answers.
Live feeds in the workshop.
Live feeds out and about.

Tiers
Beginner
$5 or more per month
  • Monthly patron-only 'how to' videos via YouTube.
Intermediate
$15 or more per month
  • Monthly patron-only 'how to' videos via YouTube.
  • Fortnightly patron-only 'how to' videos via Vimeo.
  • Q&A session videos via YouTube.
  • Monthly live feed to current workshop projects.
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming workshop projects.
Advanced
$30 or more per month
  • Monthly patron-only 'how to' videos via YouTube.
  • Fortnightly patron-only 'how to' videos via Vimeo.
  • Q&A session videos via YouTube.
  • Monthly live feed to current workshop projects.
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming workshop projects.
  • Personalized Q&A/"how to" session videos via Vimeo.
  • Live one on one skype "chat and build" of any issues you may have with any aspect of your model build, installation or engine set-up.
  • Special giveaways TBA.
Hello and welcome to my Workshop.

My name is Dave Matthews and I am now launching a new series of traditional model building “how to” information videos via Patreon and Youtube to help newcomers and other modellers alike, to learn some skills required to get more enjoyment from the hobby.

I have been building model aircraft for over 40 years now and the most common question I get asked of anyone who visits me in the workshop on on the flying field is, “How do you do that?”.

Time moves on, and just recently I was having a chat with a very good friend of mine over a cup of tea here in the workshop, where he mentioned I should get sharing my methods and experience with all of you. So, I decided to do just that with my Patreon supporters. From today, I will be making regular “how I do that” style of videos so that “you” can learn from that personal experience.

These instructional videos will cover all aspects of model building from design and construction right through to material selection. I intend to cover Full traditional balsawood plan and kit builds right up to composite moulding and covering and finishing methods. I will also cover engine installations and better radio set-ups to ensure you have a better chance at making your creation fly well from day one. Other things I will be a looking at will be workshop tools and equipment and how to use them safely, as well as some tips and tricks I have learnt along the way that make my own building more pleasurable.

I have broken down the three main main Patreon rewards sections into ‘Beginners’, ‘Intermediate’ and ‘Advanced’ headings. These will allow you, as a supporter, to get different levels of information and tuition on how to successfully get more from our hobby and with luck, you won’t become disillusioned or frustrated in your workshop builds should things not go to plan.

My goal is to simply help you put pride in your next model build by learning some more skills and techniques along the way and with luck, we can all learn from each other as we take the next step in this wonderful and creative hobby.

Topics with include the following:

Traditional Construction Techniques.
Kit Building.
Plan Building.
Material Selection.
Material uses in model building.
Glues and correct use.
Installations.
Radio set-ups, both mechanical and digital.
Batteries old and new.
Glow and Petrol Engine running and tuning.
Propeller selection.
Covering Techniques.
Painting.
Field Equipment.
Workshop Tools and how to not use them.
Flight Setups and Effects of Centre of Gravity on a model.
Maintenance.
Model Design on paper to CAD 2D and 3D.
Kit, Engine, Radio, Servo reviews.
Your Questions and Answers.
Live feeds in the workshop.
Live feeds out and about.

Recent posts by Dave Matthews

Tiers
Beginner
$5 or more per month
  • Monthly patron-only 'how to' videos via YouTube.
Intermediate
$15 or more per month
  • Monthly patron-only 'how to' videos via YouTube.
  • Fortnightly patron-only 'how to' videos via Vimeo.
  • Q&A session videos via YouTube.
  • Monthly live feed to current workshop projects.
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming workshop projects.
Advanced
$30 or more per month
  • Monthly patron-only 'how to' videos via YouTube.
  • Fortnightly patron-only 'how to' videos via Vimeo.
  • Q&A session videos via YouTube.
  • Monthly live feed to current workshop projects.
  • Sneak peek photos of upcoming workshop projects.
  • Personalized Q&A/"how to" session videos via Vimeo.
  • Live one on one skype "chat and build" of any issues you may have with any aspect of your model build, installation or engine set-up.
  • Special giveaways TBA.