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Building model ships from scratch

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Published by Tab Books in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Kent Porter
SeriesTAB books -- 907, TAB books -- 907.
The Physical Object
Pagination377 sider :
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25535624M
ISBN 100830679073, 0830669078
ISBN 109780830679072, 9780830669073
OCLC/WorldCa488104663

Building Model Ships from Scratch by Kent Porter starting at $ Building Model Ships from Scratch has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Description. Model ship building does not have to be an expensive hobby. The author takes you by the hand on a journey through one of the oldest crafts – nowadays a hobby – and shows how you can build an end product of fascination, history, skill and value using low-cost materials and a minimum of tools – from ‘scratch’ in fact.


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Edwin B. Leaf began building models at the age of six, and by fifteen he had successfully scratchbuilt his first ship, a Baltimore clipper. He continued his modeling while traveling the world as a U.S.

Army officer. Now retired from army service, Leaf pursues his craft as a member of the Philadelphia Ship Model Society, where he served as president/5(39).

This book is all about static model ships, and mostly from wood and metal, so nothing on styrene sheet or casting resin. I think it's a good book to get the basic understanding of the entire process with fairly detailed tips on how to create certain details from scratch. Boat Modelling, by Vic Smeeds.

This is my favorite model boat book. This book could be good for kids (or adults) who want to go a step beyond plastic and paper-card models and try their hand at scratch building. The book is not limited to sailing ships.

In fact, most the examples cover more modern vessels including steam boats, tug boats, cruisers, etc.4/4(9). A lot of model ship books have been published over the years. I've gone through, and own, quite a few of them. These here are some of the best that focus on building and finishing model ships from scratch.

There are many ways to build a model ship, and there are many types, sizes and complexity levels to consider before embarking on such a project. Model Ship Books. Want to learn how to build a wooden model ship kit or wooden model boat kit before taking up the hobby.

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We offer a huge range of wooden model ship plans & wood model boat plans for the scratch builder. Modelers Central is the no.1 destination for model ship builders. Amati ship model plans are faithful interpretations of the original vessel.

Amati ship model plans. Build a Plank on Frame Model Ship: Welcome. My name is Bob Hunt and I build model ships for a hobby.

I've been building these wonderful models for over 23 years now. I want to share with you a very detailed set of instructions on how to build a fairly simple "Plank on Frame" model.

The classic book on scratch shipmodeling is "The Built-up Ship Model" by C. Davis, but it is aimed primarily at sailing ships. I suggest picking up a copy of "Ships in Scale" or some other ship modeling mag at the hobby shop, and also look at the Model Expo and Bluejacket web sites.

Tab books used to have a couple- one on airplanes, one on cars. These were for building with wood- not the best, but some good ideas among the chaff. Model Expo used to have a couple on scratch building sailing ships (sailing ships were about the first popular types of models).

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This volume gives sources where you can purcahse detailed plans for scratch building a model ship. It covers the tools you will need, the different types of framework used to build a plank on frame model, and the different types of wood used and where to buy it.

RC Kits & Scratch building ; Introductory Book. We provide support to our members in their efforts to raise the quality of their model ships. The Nautical Research Guild has published our world-renowned quarterly magazine, The Nautical Research Journal, since The pages of the Journal are full of articles by accomplished ship.

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I've been building model ships for over 30 years now and have built over 75 kits and perhaps a dozen scratchbuilt plank on frame models, many of which have never been seen by anyone other than myself. I've been in business for over 14 years. In that time period, I've written 19 practicums and numerous mini-practicums.

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Scratch-Building a Plank-on_Bulkhead Ship Model Easy curves and flat sides make planking easy Figure 1 Sail Plan of Chesapeake Bay Skipjack E.C. Collier (1) One of the most popular methods of scratch-building ship models is the plank-on-bulkhead method.

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So long ago I chose the ship model scale of 1/ for my large starships. When I do smaller ships, I usually build them to 1/32 or 1/24 scale.

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Building a model from scratch is a singular pursuit that requires patience, confidence, and ingenuity. lots of fittings forback to this book covers all necessary steps for a ship Tips and Techniques for Building Without Kits Ship Modeling. Building Model Ships from Scratch by Kent.

Porter. McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be.

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The methods used in this article can be applied to almost any kit model. Building model ships from scratch is a fascinating and inexpensive hobby. One of the oldest crafts, it was performed with the barest of tools and materials by mariners on the high seas - and also by prisoners of war in Napoleonic times.

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This is a sequel to the author’s first book Model Ships From Scratch. He’s built more than exquisitely detailed, historically accurate model ships – to scale, by hand – and has authored a book (Ship Modeling From Scratch) about how to do it.

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