New For This Month

  • Armour
  • Aircraft
  • Car
  • Figures
  • Publications

Dragon's new 1/35 Jagdtiger w/12.8cm PaK.80 (L/66) and Revell's 1/72 Russian Battle Tank T-90 A have arrived.

Our new Armour kits

Tamiya's new 1/48 scale Grumman F-14A Tomcat has fine detail and the excellent fit promises a fun build.

Our new Aircraft kits

Tamiya brings the highly anticipated 2016, second generation Honda NSX to 1/24 scale with exquisite detail.

Our new Car kits

New Alpine 1/35 scale figures are in. Among them two WWII US 3rd Armored Division NCOs.

Our new Figure kits

Mike Rinaldi's books

Two book arrivals: detailed walk-around books of the Canadian EROC Engineering vehicle and the M60A2 mbt.

Our new Publications

  • The rare Japanese Maschinen Krieger (Ma.K) kits are now available at Hornet Hobbies at a great price!

    The rare Japanese Maschinen Krieger (Ma.K) kits are now available at Hornet Hobbies at a great price!

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  • Box to Battlefield Seminar and New Galleries

Dave Browne demonstrating weathering techniques

New Galleries

Dave Browne will be holding his Box to Battlefield Seminar series again so sign up as soon as you can. In 6 sessions over 12 weeks you will paint and weather your kit to completion. The first session is Sunday, November 6 at 9:00am. Come by to register and pick up your kit because you will need to bring your assembled and glued kit to the first session. Get gluing and don't put it off for the last moment. ;)

This Box to Battlefield is sponsored by Tamiya and we will be working on the Panther Type G Late Version kit.

Tamiya Panther Type G Late Version kit

Price $165 (includes the kit)
Date and Time: Every second Sunday morning, 9am-11:30am beginning on November 6
Limited to 10 spots
Please call 416-755-4878 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register

List of all seminar dates:
Sunday, November 6, 9:00am-11:30am
Sunday, November 20, 9:00am-11:30am
Sunday, December 4, 9:00am-11:30am
Sunday, December 18, 9:00am-11:30am
Sunday, January 8, 9:00am-11:30am
Sunday, January 22, 9:00am-11:30am

Aluminum barrels, metal tracks and other items for customization will be available separately. If you need something to glue your kit, Tamiya has a new Extra Thin Cement that has one of the quickest setting times available.

Tamiya's new Extra Thin Cement

New Galleries

Hornet Hobbies is putting up a series of galleries to share the work of our friends on display in the store. These galleries feature models finished and weathered by Hornet Hobbies' customers and friends. We hope that you draw some inspiration and motivation from these works of art, and above all enjoy them. Please come by in person if you want a closer look. We are fortunate to have works on display from prominent modellers like Mike Rinaldi.

We will be posting new galleries every couple of weeks and we know you will see that our local modellers hold their own with the industry giants. We strongly believe that the talent pool is growing in Southern Ontario because our modelling community keeps learning and sharing their skills with each other.

A great big thank you goes to Joe Behar for taking these fantastic photographs.

Please check out the first gallery, which showcases five impressive Tamiya 1/35 scale kits.

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