Richard Marmo

Biography

The author is a freelance writer and professional modelbuilder. He has also spent decades researching his family's genealogy. He has written three print books, several hundred articles and created several CD-ROM photo galleries. Along the way, he has produced well over 1,000 models for clients ranging from Aerospace companies to private collectors. A self-described aircraft/science fiction nut...ahem, enthusiast...he will and has built just about anything you care to name, depending on his client's requirements.

A native Southerner who was born in Tennessee, he has spent most of his life in Texas (He got there as soon as he could.). He lives in Fort Worth with his wife, Nelda, his dog, Magnum, and more model kits than he'll ever be able to build in this life.

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Books

The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #3: Understanding Model Math & Scale Jumping
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
An essential guide to understanding scale model math. Learn about ratio and proportion, use simple multiplication factors to upscale and downscale models, find out how Marmo's Three Laws take the mystery out of scale calculations and more.
Krylon Paint Has Changed!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Krylon spray paint has been a near-universally available acrylic lacquer paint. Thanks to EPA regulations, Krylon has changed. While still near-universally available, it is no longer an acrylic lacquer. Read this free report to learn about changes in formula and application requirements.
The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #2: Building A Transtar/Peerless Logging Rig
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The second Marmo Modelbuilding Guide focuses on the construction of a 1/25th scale logging rig. This project combines an AMT kit of the International Harvester TranStar 4300 tractor (truck) with an AMT Peerless Trailer and a scratchbuilt diorama base. Learn how to create a unique logging scene that includes a realistic load of logs from natural sources.
Fifty Years of Reflections at Haltom City Church of the Nazarene
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A moving and insightful journey through 50 years of joy, tears, laughter and service to God. Along the way Nelda will show you...as only she can...that you can serve God and have a lot of fun at the same time. While only using 8,842 words and 18 photos (including the cover), this book speaks volumes. A must read.
The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #1: Building The Bates Mansion from Psycho
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This guide details the construction of the 1/87th scale Polar Lights kit of the famous (or infamous) Bates Mansion featured is the classic movie Psycho. Construction techniques for a scratchbuilt hill to mount it on is included. Learn how to replicate chalky, cracked, weatherbeaten paint. Finally, scenicing/landscaping methods are described that tie everything together.
Was It Murder? The Life and Mysterious Death of John Thomas Wacaster (1848-1916)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
John Thomas Wacaster lived a fairly normal life for his time...until he married his second wife. From there, life went downhill until he died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. Among questions needing answers are: Was the death certificate perjured? Was he shot? Did his wife shoot him? Was his wife a Madam? Did she run a Bordello? Was there a coverup by police and city officials?
Observations On God, Country & Family (and a pinch of humor)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Observations contains 85 commentaries on a range of topics from religious to humorous. They include It's All Right To Laugh In Church, Do Lawyers Go To Heaven, The Trip, The Call Of The Wild Pecan, We Have Experiences, Telephone Recorders, The Mystery Of Women's Purses, Have You Read Your Water Bill Lately, Let Me Rise Again, Freedom Isn't Free and 75 more.

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