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Volume XI of my Detailed Guide to Scratch Building Model Ships covers the typical outer hull details of a warship of the 18th century.


This volume covers the outer hull details of a scratch built model. It shows how to frame the stern transom and beakhead, how to build side galleries, how to make carvings, and a unique method for making chainplates. Other common details found on the outer hull of most ships are also covered in this volume.


Each volume is printed in full color on glossy paper. Even the book's front and back cover are on heavy stock glossy paper. This is a very high quality printed book, 8-1/2" x 11" with heavy duty spiral binding that enables you to open the book and lay it flat on your workbench while building your model.


The following topics are covered in ths volume:


  • Temporary Cradle
  • Stern Transom Framing
  • Forecastle Bitts
  • Side Galleries and Stern Transom
  • Beakhead Works
  • Swivel Gun Mounts
  • Swivel Cannons
  • Fixed Blocks
  • Denders and Chesstree
  • Entry Steps
  • Gunport Lids
  • Anchors
  • The Rudder
  • Channels and Chainplates


This volume has 76 pages and 63 color photos.



Volume XI, A Detailed Guide To Scratch Building a Model Ship


Each Volume will be shipped directly from my print-on-demand publisher, A standard shipping charge will apply for each volume to cover not only the cost of packaging and shipping but also credit card processing.

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