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SHIP MODEL BUILDING.
By Gene Johnson. 1961. Softback, 150mm x 230mm, 300 pages, Black & White Images, Line Drawings and plans. 0.53kg
This is an enlarged edition of a work that has been accepted as the most complete exposition of model shipbuilding. The late Gene Johnson made this book unusual by its attention to minute and authentic detail. He supplied every needed diagram, more than a thousand, to supplement know-how, and covered all possible pitfalls.
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MODEL SHIPS FROM SCRATCH.
By Scott Robertson. 2000. Softback, 210mm x 300mm, 149 pages, Black & White Images, Line Drawings and plans. 0.51kg
The book starts by explaining hull lines and hull construction methods, then moves on to masts, yards, booms and gaffs, deck equipment and furniture, anchors, rigging and blocks, armament and simple sail making. Finally instruction is given to painting, mounting and displaying the models. The author's text is packed with useful hints and tips derived from his lifetime of modelling which, together with the large number of detailed drawings and photographs depicting many of the ship models in his collection, some showing useful close-ups on details and fittings, provides a very practical guide to the art and craft of model ship building.
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By Number 143. 2008. Softback, 183mm x 242mm, 72 pages, Black & White Images, Line Drawings and plan.
A quarterly journal, Model Shipwright is regarded as the world's leading ship modelling publication.
Since its launch in 1972, this quarterly journal has been regarded as the world's leading ship modelling publication. The mixture of articles, reviews, news and comment from modelmakers worldwide provides the best and most detailed information available anywhere, and is enhanced with authentic plans, clear diagrams and many photographs. Articles explain how individual models are researched and constructed, problems addressed and solved along the way. The whole range of maritime vessel is covered, from regional craft to sailing warships to merchantmen and modern liners and battleships, and comprehensive ship histories are often included. Contributors construct a range of dioramas, waterline and working models. Each issue of the journal comes complete with a free large-scale modellers draught with accompanying modelling notes, illustrations and specifications for a featured vessel.
This particular edition is a reprint of the Number 143 issue, first published in 2008.
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Marine Modelling, Models and Craft, Page Two.