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Books    

Ship Modeling Books

                           ITEM# AND DESCRIPTION
PRICE
QTY.

LInes Lofting and Half Models by Walter J. Simmons | Ship Modeling Book
LINES, LOFTING AND HALF MODELS
by Walter J. Simmons.
Everything you could ever need to know about creating a half model, developing lines drawings and getting ready to build a full size boat. Clear and detailed descriptions of virtually all of the processes involved make this an invaluable book for modelers, designers and boat builders.
(158 pages, spiral bound)
Item #B6040
$25.00



Ships in Bottles by Guy DeMarco | Ship Modeling Book
SHIPS IN BOTTLES
by Guy DeMarco.
Provides instructions for five projects of graduated difficulty, each of which will help you produce a fine example of this ancient and legendary craft. With many photos and drawings, plus historical background for greater interest and authenticity.
(64 pages, paper)
Item #B6160
$14.95



Rigging Period Ship Models by Lennarth Petersson | Ship Modeling Book

RIGGING PERIOD SHIP MODELS
by Lennarth Petersson.
The most complex modeling task becomes logical and straight forward by referring to the over two hundred detailed diagrams showing both standing and running rigging and showing how the rigging is affixed to masts, yards, and sails.Based on the model of the frigate MELAMPUS, this rigging plan is the most detailed available in any publication.
Item #B6163

$46.00



Planking Techniques for Model Shipbuilders by Donald Dressel | Ship Modeling Book
PLANKING TECHNIQUES
FOR MODEL SHIPBUILDERS

by Donald Dressel.
A modeler's reference for planking wooden ships — both kit and scratch models. Planking is one of the most important, and least often addressed, aspects of ship modeling — until now. This book provides a complete explanation of several different types of planking procedures. A must have!
(135 pages,paper) B6122
$20.00



The Dory Model Book by Harold Payson | Ship Modeling Book
THE DORY MODEL BOOK
by
Harold "Dynamite" Payson
The ultimate "how-to" dory modeling book. Every step in the process of building scale models of three types of dories is explained in Dynamite Payson's easy-going hands-on style. Plans and instructions for a traditional Banks dory (19" long), a Friendship dory (27 1/2" long) and an 18" Friendship dory skiff. All feature the same construction as full-size boats. (88 pages, paper)
Item #B6220
$19.95



Ship Model Building by Gene Johnson | Ship Modeling Book
SHIP MODEL BUILDING
by Gene Johnson.
Over 1,000 illustrations coupled with attention to minute, authentic detail make this the definitive modeler's book. Plans for six vessels included.
(305 pages, paper) B6124
$12.95



Ship Modeling from Stem to Stern by Milton Roth | Ship Modeling Book
SHIP MODELING FROM STEM TO STERN
by Milton Roth
This excellent book introduces the art of ship modeling, including the history of ships and model-ship building. It deals largely with sailing ships, showing their major components and emphasizing names and function. Describes techniques and methods of construction, and some innovative building ideas. Presents a mixture of practical ideas, techniques, and the advice of many expert modelers.
(275 pages, paper) B6130
$24.00



Plank-on-Frame Models & Scale Masting & Rigging: Volume I by Harold A. Underhill | Ship Modeling Book
PLANK-ON-FRAME MODELS &
SCALE MASTING & RIGGING:VOL. I

by Harold A. Underhill
The basic modeling book. The text is written round one of the author's own models, the brigantine Leon. Volume I describes the construction of scale hulls.
(153 pages) B6133
$47.00



Plank-on-Frame Models & Scale Masting & Rigging: Volume II by Harold A. Underhill | Ship Modeling Book
PLANK-ON-FRAME MODELS &
SCALE MASTING & RIGGING VOL. II
by Harold A. Underhill.
The classic work on mast and spar making, particularly with regard to fittings and ironwork.
(144 pages) B6134
$47.00



Modeling from Scratch by Edwin B. Leaf | Ship Modeling Book
SHIP MODELING FROM SCRATCH
by Edwin B. Leaf.
A treasure trove of tips and techniques for scratch-building, from finding plans and scaling from photos to painting and displaying your model.
(184 pages, paper) B6172
$18.95




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