Building Ship Models

Building Ship Models

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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 shipsa€”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 shipa€™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.Patterns and Instructions for a Clipper Ship and a Whaler George B. Douglas, Joseph T. Higgins ... Having thus established the status of the use of atterns in boat building we can turn our attention to ie same system as it applies to the builder of models, lstead of the patterns being large ... This worked out, sing a scale of J^j inch equals a foot, for a model just nder 3 feet in length, not including the bowsprit.

Title:Building Ship Models
Author:George B. Douglas, Joseph T. Higgins
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 1998-01-12


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