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Ship Spotter's Guide
Paperback, Angus Konstam, 128 pages, 7.5 x 0.4 x 5.1, 9781472808691
Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the...

Paperback, Chris Lubkemann, 104 pages, 9 x 6, 9781565237728
Relax the old fashioned wayWhether on your front porch-or in the back woods-the Little Book of Whittling will help you learn to how to create fun and useful objects with nothing more than a pocket knife and a twig. Author Chris Lubkemann will help you "whittle away the hours" with clear guidance...

Paperback, Nick Gibbs, 256 pages, 8 x 6, 9781770850132
A practical and inspiring A-Z guide to the world's most popular woods. . Many of the world's most beautiful and useful woods are in serious decline due to over-harvesting and environmental degradation. This updated edition of The Real Wood Bible gives the current sustainability status of these...

Hardcover, Lennarth Petersson, 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, 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, 9780830628445
Lavishly illustrated, complete sourcebook of tools, techniques and materials for the model ship builder.

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

Hand Tools
Paperback, Aldren Watson, 407 pages, 7.25 x 10, 9780393322767
Wonderful exploration of the hand tools of the woodworkers' trade, how to use and care for each of them. Perhaps the very best part of this book are the illustrations by the author.

Paperback, Edwin B. Leaf, 179 pages, 7.5 x 95, 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, 9780870333699
Over 1,000 illustrations coupled with attention to minute, authentic detail make this the definitive modeler's book. Plans for six vessels.