Ship Model Building

Author: Gene Johnson
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press/Tidewater Publishers
ISBN: 9780870333699
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This is an enlarged edition of a work that has been accepted as the most complete exposition of model shipbuilding. The book is unusual in its attention to minute and authentic detail, supplying more than a thousand diagrams. Included are details and features of a typical whaling vessel of the Moby Dick era, river and harbor ferryboats of the double-ender type and, in removable inserts, complete working plans for a clipper ship, a Gloucester fisherman, a harbor tugboat, a dragger, and the ironclads Monitor and Merrimac.

Building Ship Models

Author: George B. Douglas
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486402154
Size: 63.27 MB
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Clearly written text, detailed illustrations, and full-size working plans provide novices and experienced model builders with all the information they need to create exact replicas of two 19th-century sailing ships—the Benjamin F. Packard, a classic American clipper, and the Alice Mandell, a famous whaler. The one-volume edition of two rare model-building manuals also devotes chapters to ship’s rigging (ancient and modern) and abundant information on clippers and old-time whaling ships. A treasury of essential information for hobbyists, model builders, and devotees of the great age of sail.

Ship Modeling Simplified

Author: Frank Mastini
Publisher: Intl Marine Pub
ISBN: 9780877422723
Size: 28.74 MB
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Tells how to select a kit and set up a model making workplace, demonstrates the techniques for building the hull, masts, and rigging, and shows how to add the finishing touches

Building Plank On Frame Ship Models

Author: Ron McCarthy
Publisher: Anova Books
ISBN: 9780851779911
Size: 30.83 MB
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The “plank-on-frame” method is the pre-eminent ship modeling technique, and this practical manual is the foremost guide to its intricacies. Taking as his example the two-masted sloop Cruiser of 1752, the author leads the shipwrights through every stage of building a model of the vessel, from preliminary research and taking off lines to the actual construction of the hull, fittings, masting, and rigging. Each step is illustrated with explanatory line drawings and photographs.

Ship Models

Author: Charles Davis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156192
Size: 38.53 MB
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Complete, step-by-step instructions for building schooners, galleons, clipper ships, more. Includes scale plans for 1846 clipper ship Sea Witch. Over 150 photographs.

American Ship Models And How To Build Them

Author: V. R. Grimwood
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486426122
Size: 60.59 MB
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Easy-to-learn techniques, arranged in order of difficulty, range from relatively simple models to complicated square-riggers. Starting with the construction of a half-hull ship model, the book advances to a whole-hull model and replicas of twelve vessels, with separate chapters on rigging, gear and furniture, and tools and materials.

Ship Models From Kits

Author: Dr David Griffith
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1848320914
Size: 59.33 MB
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In the past thirty years the world of model kits has undergone a veritable revolution. New techniques in injection moulding have improved the scale accuracy and surface detail of the humble plastic kit, while many specialist companies now produce top-quality resin models, vastly broadening the range of subjects on the market. However, the really radical change has been the advent of photo-etched brass fret, which allows the finest detail to be reproduced to scale. In ship modelling, this has resulted in a new form of the hobby, mid-way between traditional build-from-the-box simplicity and the time-consuming demands of fabricating everything from scratch. These new materials have prompted innovative techniques, which are comprehensively demonstrated in this new manual. Designed for those wishing to achieve the best results from their ship kits in the 1:700 to 1:350 range of scales, it uses step by step photographs to take the reader through the building of two models, one in plastic and one in resin, from basic construction, fittings and detailing, to painting, finishing and display. Written by a highly experienced, award-winning ship modeller, the book is a showcase for the contemporary approach to the hobby.

Basics Of Ship Modeling

Author: Mike Ashey
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780890243725
Size: 77.86 MB
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Covers the basics of building ships from kits. This skill-building how-to book offers you step-by-step photo instructions covering basic assembly of hulls, superstructures, guns, railings, anchors, and more. Also includes information on detailing and painting.

Ship Modeling From Stem To Stern

Author: Milton Roth
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071777253
Size: 68.81 MB
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From a well-known model builder, here are hints, tips, and techniques gallre. Roth covers the history of ships and model-ship building; discusses plans, sizes, conversions, and methods of construction. For ship modelers who want to improve the details and appearance of their models.

Building A Miniature Navy Board Model

Author: Philip Reed
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1473850177
Size: 39.55 MB
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This latest step-by-step volume from Phil Reed tackles what, for many, are regarded as the ultimate expression of the ship model maker's art, the Navy Board model. These beautiful early eighteenth-century works of art are well represented in the major maritime museums both here and in the States as well as in private collections and here the author deals with the construction of a miniature 1/192 scale model of the Royal George of 1715, in which all the conventions of Navy Board framing and planking are demonstrated .??He takes us through every stage of the work with the aid of nearly 400 photographs, each one accompanied by detailed text. Methods of hull and deck framing, internal and external planking, the construction of the complex stern with its array of galleries doors and windows, are all covered; the rendering of the multitude of decorative carvings on the figurehead, stern and broadside is also demonstrated. ??At the end of the book there is a short section showing his model of Syren, which demonstrates how the techniques used to frame Royal George could be adapted for ships of a later date, using single and double frames closer to full-size practice.