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Boat Modeling

Hardcover, Lennarth Petersson, ISBN: 9781557509703
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...

Paperback, Frank Mastini, 155 pages, 7.25 x 95 inches, ISBN: 9780071558679
A clear and simple guide to building high quality model ships from kits. Choosing a kit, tools, planking, rigging, lots of shortcuts, tricks and pointers are all treated by this master modeler. 200 illustrations.

Paperback, Milton Roth, 275 pages, 7.25 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780830628445
Lavishly illustrated, complete sourcebook of tools, techniques and materials for the model ship builder.

Paperback, Donald Dressel, 135 pages, 7.25 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780830628681
In-depth reference for tools, techniques, materials for planking wooden ships, both kit and scratch models. Illustrations, photos.

Paperback, Edwin B. Leaf, 179 pages, 7.5 x 95 inches, ISBN: 9780070368170
Tips and techniques for building both traditional wooden sailing ships as well as modern steel ships without a kit, including procedures for building without published plans.

Ship Model Building
Paperback, Gene Johnson, 305 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780870333699
Over 1,000 illustrations coupled with attention to minute, authentic detail make this the definitive modeler's book. Plans for six vessels.