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New York Shipcraft Guild to host Northeast Ship Model Show and Conference

Norwich Bulletin - Apr 13, 2017
The show will feature examples of ship models built by master craftsmen from Maine to Philadelphia. The ships will span the centuries of man's maritime endeavors. Vendors will include modeling tools, supplies and maritime books, and modelers will be ...

Hand-crafted model boats on display at the Woodbury Public Library

Litchfield County Times - Apr 13, 2017
A variety of hand crafted wooden ship models are currently on display in the Gallery Showcase at the Woodbury Public Library. The beautiful models have been created by local resident, Mark Dalton. The pieces are historically accurate and built to scale ...

Mass Effect: Andromeda 4K gallery: a tour of the Tempest

PC Gamer - Mar 21, 2017
She has a massive window to gaze at the stars through, a big desk with space for ship models (a returning feature), and a comfy-looking double bed. The perfect place to romance some aliens and/or humans. I do miss having a fish tank, but I definitely ...

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Ship Modeling Simplified: Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits

by: Frank Mastini

In Ship Modeling Simplified, master model builder Frank Mastini puts to paper the methods he's developed over 30 years at the workbench to help novices take their first steps in an exciting pastime. You don't need the deftness of a surgeon or the vocabulary of an old salt to build a model. What you need is an understanding coach. Mastini leads readers from the mysteries of choosing a kit and setting up a workshop through deciphering complicated instructions and on to painting, decorating, and displaying finished models--with patience and clarity, not condescension.
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Rigging Period Ship Models: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intracacies of Square-Rig

by: Lennarth Peterson
The rigging of period ship models is arguably the most complex and daunting task for the modeler. An eighteenth-century man-of-war boasted mile upon mile of rigging, over 1,000 blocks, and acres of canvas. To reduce the rigging in scale and yet retain an accurate representation is a formidable undertaking. After studying numerous eighteenth-century museum models, the author has drawn some four hundred diagrams which clearly show how each separate item of rigging is fitted to the masts, yards, and sails.
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Ship Models from Kits: Basic and Advanced Techniques for Small Scales

by: David Griffith
Now in paperback this standard of building ship models deals with the latest materials and techniques. 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.
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Planking Techniques for Model Ship Builders

by: Donald Dressel
A Modeler's reference for planking wooden ships, both kit and scratch models.
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Basic Water bases for ship models by Sean Fallesen

30 minute tutorial on how to create a basic water simulated base to display ship models. Workshop presented at IPMS/OC by Sean Fallesen, 2015.