Historic Ship Models

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 352 pages
"Highly detailed [with] excellent line illustrations, graphs, and photographs. There is maritime history on every page. Highly recommended."--Library Journal

More than 2,500 photographs, detailed diagrams, intricate drawings, and easy-to-follow plans fill every page of this invaluable sourcebook for making model ships. It's simply breathtaking, rich in historical facts about real ships that sailed the seas from 3000 B.C. to the 19th century, and generously informative. Charts and checklists abound, and the essential advice covers every conceivable point, from deciding on a project to choosing the best plans, from making the most of a limited budget to selecting the handiest materials. Every model maker will find eye-opening ideas.

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User Review  - Overstock.com

This book is NOT about teaching you how to build specific wooden kits that you can buy Modelshipways A. Latinia Corel etc.... It is all about building from scratch. I do not have the skills yet to ... Read full review


User Review  - mydisplaycase - Overstock.com

great book for the ship model nut. Get alot of info on old modeling techs. see how things were done back in the day. As an expert in ship model display cases models need this kind of attention.thanks and enjoysincerelymydisplaycase Read full review


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