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Robesonian | Local man puts time, attention, heart into crafting ...

The Robesonian - May 26, 2017
David Bullock works on what he says will be his final model, the U.S.S. Constitution, at his woodworking and model shipbuilding shop in Lumberton. He has ...

Northeast Ship Model Show 'docks in New London

Shoreline Times - May 9, 2017
“The Northeast Ship Model Show is the largest of its kind in terms of the number of showcased ship models and attendees,” says Ron Neilson, of the Connecticut Marine Model Society (CMMS), who displayed an 18th century British frigate. “It represents a ...

C-MAP launches Integrated Maritime Suite to re-define voyage optimization for the smart shipping era

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - May 25, 2017
Combining advanced predictive analytics with sophisticated hydrodynamic ship models and high resolution 15-day weather forecasts, IMS can recommend speed and heading changes to manage ship performance and avoid heavy weather. This approach ...

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Wooden Warship Construction: A History in Ship Models

by: Brian Lavery
The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are official, contemporary artifacts made by the craftsmen of the Royal Navy or by the shipbuilders themselves. They range from the mid-seventeenth-century to the present day and represent a three-dimensional archive of unique importance and authority. Treated as historical evidence, these models offer more detail than even the most detailed plans, and demonstrate exactly what the ships looked like in a way that the finest marine painter could not.
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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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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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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.

Presentation of manned ship models at Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre

Port Revel is used for shiphandling training of maritime pilots, masters and officers on a 5 ha lake with 11 manned model ships representing 20 vessels, and 4 ...