The Ship Model Builder S Assistant

Author: Charles G. Davis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156206
Size: 56.89 MB
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Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging, and major fittings of American clippers and packets. Also includes wealth of details on deck furniture. 279 line drawings.

The Built Up Ship Model

Author: Charles G. Davis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156214
Size: 24.64 MB
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A highly detailed, superbly illustrated manual introducing serious model builders to hand-crafting ship models from the bottom up. Not for beginners. 133 illustrations.

Historic Ship Models

Author: Wolfram zu Mondfeld
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402721861
Size: 31.51 MB
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"Highly detailed [with] excellent line illustrations, graphs, and photographs. There is maritime history on every page. Highly recommended."--Library Journal More than 2,500 photographs, detailed diagrams, intricate drawings, and easy-to-follow plans fill every page of this invaluable sourcebook for making model ships. It's simply breathtaking, rich in historical facts about real ships that sailed the seas from 3000 B.C. to the 19th century, and generously informative. Charts and checklists abound, and the essential advice covers every conceivable point, from deciding on a project to choosing the best plans, from making the most of a limited budget to selecting the handiest materials. Every model maker will find eye-opening ideas.

Ship Model Building

Author: Gene Johnson
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press/Tidewater Publishers
ISBN: 9780870333699
Size: 16.17 MB
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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.

Ship Modeling From Stem To Stern

Author: Milton Roth
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071777253
Size: 64.86 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.

Ship Modeling Simplified

Author: Frank Mastini
Publisher: Intl Marine Pub
ISBN: 9780877422723
Size: 74.32 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 A Miniature Navy Board Model

Author: Philip Reed
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1473850177
Size: 65.85 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.

American Sailing Ships

Author: Charles Gerard Davis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486246582
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An anecdotal, highly personal course through America's nautical history features nearly 140 images of ships from the 18th through 20th centuries: quoddy boats, fishing schooners, clippers, packet ships, frigates, and other vessels.

Period Ship Kit Builder S Manual

Author: Keith Julier
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781591146629
Size: 47.68 MB
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Generously illustrated and fully detailed, this new manual from expert modeler Keith Julier provides a practical guide for craftsmen who want to build their historic models from a kit. From the initial planning and kit selection through the various stages of construction, Julier takes the myth and mystery out of what many consider to be a complex subject, using easy-to-follow explanations, simple terminology, and more than one-hundred photographs to help modelers complete their projects. Some of the many topics covered include: adhesives, finishes, and fixings; tools, maintenance and safety; history and accuracy; hull planking; wales and rails; stern and quarter galleries; sails; yards and spars; standard running and rigging; Kit manufacturers and available products; and much more. Pointing out the pitfalls of modeling and how to avoid them, Julier's latest guide will be of particular interest to beginning and intermediate modelers, but more experienced hands will also find much of value.