Paradise Cay Publications

Boat Modeling

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, 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.

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.

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.

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, 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.