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American Ship Models And How To Build Them

Author : V. R. Grimwood
ISBN : 9780486426129
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 89.19 MB
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Easy-to-learn techniques, arranged in order of difficulty, range from relatively simple models to complicated square-riggers. Starting with the construction of a half-hull ship model, the book advances to a whole-hull model and replicas of twelve vessels, with separate chapters on rigging, gear and furniture, and tools and materials.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ship Models

Author : Charles Davis
ISBN : 9780486156194
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27.78 MB
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Complete, step-by-step instructions for building schooners, galleons, clipper ships, more. Includes scale plans for 1846 clipper ship Sea Witch. Over 150 photographs.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Ship Model Builder S Assistant

Author : Charles G. Davis
ISBN : 9780486156200
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 75.58 MB
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Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging, and major fittings of American clippers and packets. Also includes wealth of details on deck furniture. 279 line drawings.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Narratives Of The Wreck Of The Whale Ship Essex

Author : Owen Chase
ISBN : 9780486261218
Genre : History
File Size : 90.11 MB
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Three eyewitness accounts of a lethal attack by a sperm whale against a whaling ship in the Pacific in 1819, the incident that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick — as well as the 2015 movie In the Heart of the Sea. Illustrated with 12 wood engravings.
Category: History

Picture History Of The Queen Mary And Queen Elizabeth

Author : William H., Jr. Miller
ISBN : 9780486137711
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 89.76 MB
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Authoritative, profusely illustrated volume describes the ships' debuts, amenities, rivalry, and contributions during WWII. Also covered: their grand royal successors: Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2. 189 photographs.
Category: Transportation

Sinking Of The Titanic

Author : Jay Henry Mowbray
ISBN : 9780486134567
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 52.33 MB
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Spellbinding reports by survivors, rescuers, and others of boarding the lifeboats, parting with loved ones, watching the ship sink, and drifting until rescue. Remarkable 1912 "memorial edition," published shortly after the tragedy. Rare photographs.
Category: Transportation

Building Ship Models

Author : George B. Douglas
ISBN : 0486402150
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 62.40 MB
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Clearly written text, detailed illustrations, and full-size working plans provide novices and experienced model builders with all the information they need to create exact replicas of two 19th-century sailing ships—the Benjamin F. Packard, a classic American clipper, and the Alice Mandell, a famous whaler. The one-volume edition of two rare model-building manuals also devotes chapters to ship’s rigging (ancient and modern) and abundant information on clippers and old-time whaling ships. A treasury of essential information for hobbyists, model builders, and devotees of the great age of sail.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Ship Modeling From Scratch Tips And Techniques For Building Without Kits

Author : Edwin B. Leaf
ISBN : 0070368171
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 31.41 MB
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Building a model from a kit is an excellent way to develop your modeling skills. But once you've mastered the basics, where do you go? If you're looking for a challenge, you move on to scratchbuilding. And that can be imposing: With a kit, you worked with someone else's plans, materials, and building instructions. Scratchbuilding makes you master of your own fate. You do the research, choose the subject, the scale, the material. The choices are limited only by your enthusiasm. Edwin B. Leaf scratchbuilt his first model--a Baltimore clipper--nearly fifty years ago, and he's been refining and building on his skills ever since. In Ship Modeling from Scratch he lays out the principles--from concept to construction to display--on which scratchbuilding is based. In clear, concise language complemented by detailed illustrations he tells how to interpret existing drawings or create your own, what materials to choose, what tools to buy, and what techniques to use to build everything from plank-on-frame, plank-on-bulkhead, or modern steel hulls to creating sharp and properly scaled details--paint to portholes. Building a model from scratch is a singular pursuit that requires patience, confidence, and ingenuity. With Ship Modeling from Scratch open on your workbench, you have your own private tutor guiding you through the troublespots. Ship Modeling from Scratch expands the horizon of any kit builder looking for a challenge, including choosing the right subject finding and interpreting historical material building from plans drawing scaled plans from photographs buying tools and materials building everything from half models to plank-on-frame or plank-on-bulkhead versions of traditional sailing craft to modern steel cargo ships painting and displaying your model
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The Built Up Ship Model

Author : Charles G. Davis
ISBN : 9780486156217
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 33.39 MB
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A highly detailed, superbly illustrated manual introducing serious model builders to hand-crafting ship models from the bottom up. Not for beginners. 133 illustrations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies