3829 Airline Dr Metairie LA 70001

Between N. Turnbull and Cleary - - one block East of Sam's Club

Open Daily: Closed Wednesdays and Sundays

9:30 am to 5:15 pm

504 828-6868


Our motto: You can never have too many unbuilt kits in your closet.

Our Philosophy: "Any day spent building a model is better than a day spent at work." - - - Bill Wolfe

"There are only two precious memories I have of New Orleans: the house I grew up in and Hub Hobby." - - - Jim Letten

"Wherever I wind up, I'll always judge any hobby shop to the one I grew up with." - - - Paolo Profumo

"You've been a part of my life for over half of my life. I'll follow you wherever you go." - - - Bill Schadwell

"Even though I'm now in Los Angeles, after eight years in New Orleans, I've learned that there is only one hobby shop: Hub - - the rest are just places with some stuff in them." - - Alan Greenstadt

"I love this place. It's like a big candy store!" - - guy in big red truck

"Ariel's Morning" composed and recorded by New Orleans musician Rick Marcell

Here's where you can find the "Ariel's Morning" ( http://youtu.be/OXy9yXaH3gs ) video

Model Rockets - -Tools - - Plastic Models - - HO & N Scale Trains - -Click on Product Lines for More

New For the Week Ending April 18, 2015

Hobby hints walks through a Fallen Barn: ""They give you a lot a scrap pieces either to scatter around the outside of the barn or to throw on top of it to make it looked like it's collapsed upon itself." - - Sydney Gonsoulin

Press Releases has info from Dragon Models - - Aoshima - - Masterbox - - Roden - - Osprey Publications - - Woodland Scenics - - Aires - - Model Power - - and more

Check out what's come in this week - -

This week's Archive Flashback is Converting Doug's Drugs: "Using a really impressive computer program by Evans called "Brickyard", I created the stone and brick surfaces for the addition." - - Tom Bishop

This week's You Tube Video is: How to Build Water: Everybody loves the water on the Sea Port Model Works display. So, in this 10-minute video Dave Frary shows you how he built the water. He will demonstrate how to paint the harbor bottom using only four colors, and then how to seal the surface. Dave will finish by showing how to apply Mod Podge using a mop brush to produce realistic results.

"Education is that which remains when one has forgotten everything he learned in school." - - Albert Einstein

New For the Week Ending April 11, 2015

Hobby Hints looks at the Airfix Javelin: "I had to cobble together some decals and I added the odd detail here and there, such as the ejection seats." - - David Burke

Press Release has info from Special hobby - - AMT - - AK Interactive - - Kittyhawk - - Eduard - - Shipcraft - - AFV Club - - Miniart - - Echelon - - Roden - - Woodland Scenics - - and more

Events has the lowdown on the Baton Rouge LA Scale Model Contest - -

Facebook Exclusive: Most Dangerous Toy Ever Made - scroll to April 6 post - "One of the trade journals that hobby retailers receive recently ran a story on the Ten Most Dangerous Toys ever made. This peaked my interest, so I thought I'd crawl through my attic to see if I could find any of them." - - - Jeff Junker

This week's Archive Flashback is BMW R75 with Sidecar: "A few years ago, I decided to restore a BMW R75 with a sidecar. The one I got was imported from Belgium and it might have served with the 15th army." - - Scott Simmons

This week's You Tube Video is How To Paint Plastic Model Cars And Trucks -

"Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else." - - Will Rogers

New For the Week Ending April 4, 2015

Hobby Hints looks at Richard Bong's Down Beat::"To "stress" the wings, I used a grinding stone on my rotary tool to gently carve into the plastic along where the ribbing would be to strengthen the plane." - - Britt Vallot

Press Releases has info from Moebius - - Revell Monogram - - Hasegawa - - - Dragon - - HAT Industries - - - and more

This week's Archive Flashback is Tyco's Miracle Furniture Build Out: "The Evans software program for designing wall and window facing is outstanding. I took the ho-hum Tyco Miracle Furniture kit and transformed it into a 7 story building." - - Tom Bishop

This week's You Tube video is Building the Tamiya 1/32 Spitfire Mk IXe: This is my fist model build clip, so there are a few issues with it, I plan to put up some more and hopefully they will be a little better. This is a awesome Tamiya kit and I recommend it highly

"None is so perfect that he does not need at time the advice of others." - - Baltasar Gracian

Hobby Hints gives some practical ideas on how to accomplish different aspects of modeling. Sections include School Projects, Materials & Bonding, Painting, Radio Control Airplanes, Scenery, Trains, and Weathering & Detailing - 04/18/15

Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -04/18/15

Reviews gives our opinions on kits and products. Sections include Books, Games, Model Accessories, Plastic Models, and Trains - -03/07/15

Links A rather eclectic collection, heavy on museums, natural history, You Tube videos, and historical sites- - -04/18/15

Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -04/18/15

Product Line: A listing of the type of things we stock. (New pictures of inside of shop uploaded September, 2014) - - 09/20/14

Events: Listing of clubs and happenings - - 04/11/15

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