I recommend this heavy cover-weight paper for all paper models.

A piece of history: French “La Jeep” Paper Model

November 23rd, 2012

I don’t often post paper models created by others, but this old model is too good not to share. I love the coloring and yellowed look, it’s a piece of history. If you build it, let me know, send me photos and I’ll post it up!

Another piece of history: old Jeep papercraft

November 23rd, 2012

Here’s another old paper model Jeep – if you make it, please send me a photo! (as with any papercruiser models.) This is a two-page model, each image below links to the full-size high resolution image for that page. Click to view the image, then right-click and save the image to your computer.

Model completed: The COP4x4 “Kraken”

November 22nd, 2012

This Jeep JKU (Wrangler, 4-door) is one of the largest anywhere, sitting high atop 54″ Mickey-Thompson tires. This blacked-out monster Jeep also features Smittybuilt fenders and side armor, custom front and rear bumpers, and netting across the open back. This truck was created exclusively for COP4x4 – a Jeep builder from AZ of certain renown. […]

Free model: Paper Rocks

November 19th, 2012

These free paper rocks will add a little bit of “rugged outdoors” to your paper 4×4 truck model. There’s 4 rocks on the sheet – go grab it here on the Free Models page! They rock!

New commissioned model competed: COP4x4 “war Wagon” Jeep JKU

November 18th, 2012

I finished another custom paper model promo – this one is a customized Jeep Wrangler 4-Door (Unlimited.) This was done for COP4x4. Enjoy the photos!

Paper modelling video tutorial: how to make a 3D wheel

November 17th, 2012

I just posted a new video on my videos page: How to make a 3D wheel. When you first look at a wheel printed on paper, it seems daunting. It’s not that hard though if you know what you’re doing, and this video will teach you.

Video tutorial: How to cut out small parts

November 16th, 2012

I posted a new video tutorial on my videos page: How to cut out small parts. This will help you if you are struggling with some of the little pieces or small areas to cut when building a paper model. So throw away the scissors, get a hobby knife, and watch this video 🙂

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited model now for sale

November 6th, 2012

The Jeep Wrangler paper model is now for sale here. There are 13 color options:

Follow Papercruiser on Pinterest

November 5th, 2012

Pinterest isn’t just for middle-aged women anymore 🙂 You can now follow me on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/papercruise

Jeep Wrangler JK 4-Door Wagon completed

November 3rd, 2012

At long last the Jeep Wrangler (JK) 4-Door Wagon is completed! Photos can be seen over in the image gallery for this model. Enjoy!  

Jeep 4-door Wrangler work in in progress

November 2nd, 2012

A bunch of nice people over on my facebook page convinced me that I needed to make a Jeep Wrangler (4-dr) next. It’ll probably be the most mainstream model I’ve ever made. Here’s a few work-in-progress pictures, enjoy!

Jeep Mighty FC “Expedition Kit” model released (free!)

October 29th, 2012

For those of you who have purchased my one-of-a-kind Jeep Mighty FC model, you’ll be happy to know that I released the “Expedition Kit” addon model for it. Download it for free here!

3D Wheels for the Free Rambler Station Wagon model

October 25th, 2012

Today I made some 3D Wheels for the Rambler Ambassador station wagon. They can be found on their own sheet on the free paper models page. These will fit on the red or green models, as long as they are printed at the same scale. For example, print at 100% to fit ehr Rambler when […]

Jeep Forward Control – old and new

October 21st, 2012

Last night I completed another Jeep Mighty FC paper model (I gave the last one away) and now I can photograph them both together as a set. Enjoy these photos!

Willy’s Jeep FC-150 paper model now for sale

October 18th, 2012

My Willy’s Jeep FC-150 paper model now for sale! You can grab it here for $7 – or check out the photo gallery here. It’s available in 8 colors, shown below.

New free paper model: Green Rambler Ambassador wagon

October 18th, 2012

Check out the Free Models page for the new paper model, a green Rambler Ambassador station wagon. Enjoy!

Free model: Jerrycan fuel can

October 8th, 2012

Today I’m releasing this simple free model of a “Jerrycan” or spare fuel can.It’s easy to build and comes in two sizes. This makes a good accessory for your papercruiser 4×4 model. Comes in three colors for different fuel types. Resize the output if you have a larger or smaller scale to match.

Willy’s Jeep FC-150 paper model Work In Progress

October 5th, 2012

Here’s some photos from tonight’s build of prototype #2 of the Jeep FC-150 4×4 truck. Enjoy, and share with your friends!

It’s a Mad Mad Mad World Willy’s Jeep Wagon model now available

October 3rd, 2012

I’ve done the Willy’s Wagon model in the same color and style as the jeep in the classic movie “It’s a Mad Mad Mad World.” You can select “Mad Mad World” in the color dropdown before adding it to the cart to get this model here: https://papercruiser.com/?wpsc-product=willys-jeep-wagon  

New Willy’s Jeep Wagon variant: The Woody

September 28th, 2012

Last night I completed the Woody version of my Willy’s Jeep wagon, which is now for sale on the product page. There are 4 colors to choose from: Black, Green Royal Blue, and Maroon.

Willy’s Jeep Station Wagon paper model now for sale

September 27th, 2012

The Willy’s Jeep Station Wagon paper model is now for sale in 6 colors as a two-page PDF file: https://papercruiser.com/?wpsc-product=willys-jeep-wagon    

Follow papercruiser on Facebook and Twitter

September 26th, 2012

In addition to this blog, I also have a Facebook page and a Twitter account. So stop by and say hello!

Jeep Wrangler model: Where to get one for free

September 26th, 2012

Recently some folks have asked me if I’ve done a Wrangler. I haven’t, since I prefer to do rare vehicles. There is a free Wrangler Jeep paper model here. It’s in Japanese,but as with most paper models, it’s easy to figure out. The button on the left is the model itself, and the button on  […]

Willy’s Jeep Wagon completed

September 24th, 2012

Over the weekend I completed the model I’ve been thinking about doing for a long time – the Willy’s Jeep Wagon. The reference photos I found on google images were less than perfect, but I feel I have captured the unique look of a 1960-ish Willy’s Jeep Station Wagon. I do really enjoy Classic Jeep […]

What is your opinion on the wheels: 3D – or flat?

September 24th, 2012

Perhaps I am getting more patient with age, but making 3D wheels makes the models look so much better. In the recent Willy’s Jeep Wagon, I even added the wheel wells for more realism, but those are simple to make. Are  you hesitant to build a model with 3D wheels because it’s more difficult? Or […]

Work In Progress: Willy’s Jeep Wagon paper model

September 20th, 2012

I’ve been thinking of doing one of these for some time. This is the truck from “It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World” movie.   6 hours into the process and I have my first test model built. This one is going to be a little more complex for more interesting detail. Enjoy!  

Rambler station wagon model – LARGE! (pics)

July 11th, 2012

Look what I got in the mail! Check out these fun photos of the work-in-progress Rambler Ambassador station wagon (paper model available for free.)It looks like the builders are outputting large format prints onto corrugated board. It looks like the headlight/fender assemblies are the tricky part so far due to the complex curve. Great job! […]

Paper Rambler wagon model selected to be in parade

July 5th, 2012

The other day I was contacted by an exhibition design company about making a big 2.5 meter version of my free paper model of the Rambler Ambassador wagon. I said yes of course – it’s for the children! (Literally. It’s to raise money for some children’s charity.) My only requirement: send me photos!

Video: Building the Toyota “LandCruising” BJ45 Troopy Land Cruiser paper model

May 12th, 2012

Demonstrating how to build the Toyota “LandCruising” BJ45 Troopy Land Cruiser paper model. HD available too

LandCruising Troopy completed

May 10th, 2012

Finally completed this truck. I’d say it turned out great. We kept adding more and more detail, but it’s a very satisfying build! I really love the look of the Overland vehicles. So deliciously utilitarian. Enjoy these photographs!

Work in Progress: “LandCruising” Overlander Troopy Paper Model

May 1st, 2012

I’ve been blessed to get the opportunity to build a truly unique model, the customized BJ45 Troopy belonging to Coen and Karin-Marijke of www.landcruising.nl. They’ve been traveling the planet since 2003 in this wonderful specimen of a truck, and while they do repairs from time to time, I hear it’s held up admirably. They are […]

The Classic Toyota Troopy is now for sale

April 23rd, 2012

The Classic Toyota Troopy is now for sale here: Paper Model Store Let me know if you want some other color and I’ll post it up for you!

Building the Maxtrax LC100 paper Land Cruiser model

April 21st, 2012

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Contest: Free Paper Cruiser of your choice

April 20th, 2012

I have teamed up with @Vintage4x4 at http://www.offroadaction.ca to give away your favorite paper model on this website! The winner of the contest, which ends on April 30th, will receive a free download of any paper toy on this website! In order to be eligible, you must be a fan of both the Off Road […]

Jeep Mighty FC paper model released

April 10th, 2012

The Jeep Mighty FC paper model now available here, go build your own! https://papercruiser.com/?wpsc-product=jeep-mighty-fc

The Jeep Mighty FC Model

April 6th, 2012

Well, I absolutely love Jeep’s new concept 4×4, the “Mighty FC.” I really at one, but like others, I don’t believe it’ll ever be produced. So, I’m going to make one for my desk to go with my land cruisers.  I hope you enjoy the photos. Arrrrgh… why Jeep? Why torture us with your beautiful concepts? This […]

A neat gallery of old Station Wagon images

April 4th, 2012

I love the old art from these ads, and how they seem to exaggerate the length of these old station wagons. Check it out here at plan59.com

My paper models available for free download

April 2nd, 2012

I have created a page where I will list each model of mine that is available for free download. Check it out here.

Free download: Maxtrax FJ Cruiser paper model

April 2nd, 2012

You can download the paper FJ Cruiser I made custom for Maxtrax by visiting this page.

1959 Rambler Ambassador Station Wagon Completed

March 31st, 2012

The old station wagons have long been a favorite of mine. My love for them was sparked anew a few years back when I saw a beautiful red two-tone rambler at a local car show.

Rambler Station Wagon Paper Model update

March 27th, 2012

Work in progress:   Update: This model has been completed!

Jeep Safari Concepts

March 27th, 2012

As someone who likes ugly/beautiful, utilitarian trucks a WHOLE LOT, I am excited about the “Mighty FC” FC170 and J-12 Jeep concepts: http://www.autoblog.com/2012/03/27/jeep-drops-details-on-six-easter-jeep-safari-concepts/ Update: I have since created the Mighty FC as a paper model! Check it out here.

1969 Rambler Ambassador Station Wagon (WIP)

March 27th, 2012

Look what I started! I stayed up a little later than I should have and worked out how to effectively simplify this vehicle’s geometry while making it easy and fun for the average man to build. This will be a fun model – and I think I’ll make it a free download for all to […]

EarthCruiser model – free online

March 26th, 2012

Get my EarthCruiser model free online here: http://www.earthcruiser.com.au/ Top up and top-down versions included

I’m on facebook

March 26th, 2012

I’m on facebook now! As of the time of this post, I just completed some updates on the LC100 paper model and will be posting pics up on FB soon.

Toyota LC100 Paper Model

March 23rd, 2012

Working on the LC100 for Maxtrax: good progress is being made! I like making all of the accessories for these little paper models.  

Starting a Toyota LC100

March 22nd, 2012

Maxtrax (Maxtrax.com.au) contacted me for another cruiser, the LC100. This is the first beta.

BJ / FJ 45 Troopy completed

March 18th, 2012

This was a fun one! Check it out in the gallery. This will be up for sale soon – a great gift for the Troopy owners. Probably the only toy model of a Troopy in existence.