Ship Modeler's Shop Notes, Vol. I

Ship Modeler's Shop Notes, Vol. I

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The Nautical Research Guild's Ship Modeler's Shop Notes, first published in 1979 and out of print for several years, is now back in print. This popular and insightful book discusses the construction of ship models in numerous articles written by marine historians and ship model builders.

Available as a printed book or as a digital download. Select your preferred format above.  The printed book will be shipped to you, while the digital download will be available to download to your computer after your order is processed.

Please note that the digital download for this product is temporarily not available online.  To order the digital version, please contact the NRG office.

Edited by Merritt Edson and assisted by Ben Lankford, Edward Mueller and Norman Rubin, the book is a compilation of shop notes and longer articles from out-of-print material contained in Volumes 1 through 25 of the Nautical Research Journal. This book has been a standard for ship model building, and highly acclaimed by professionals and beginners alike. The material has not gone out of date.

The articles are by notables such as Howard I Chapelle, Harold M. Hahn, Michael Costagliola, Ben Lankford, Merritt Edson, Dana McCalip, and many others. There are nearly 170 articles, 9 plans of hull lines and many drawings contained in 266 pages.


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