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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant

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Indispensable for the serious model builder, this book offers hobbyists a true understanding of the masting, rigging, and most important fittings of American clipper ships and packet ships of the Great Age of Sail. It also represents a treasury of important information for naval and social historians, sailing enthusiasts and students of Americana. Includes over 270 clear, detailed drawings of ships' components.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging and major fittings of American clippers and packets of the Great Age of Sail. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods. Nearly 280 line drawings give the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed ship.

Table of Contents

I. TYPES OF SHIP MODELS

II. THE BUILT-UP MODEL

III. WOODEN SAIL MODELS

IV. THE MASTING OF SHIPS

VI. MASTHEADS

VI. THE STANDING RIGGING

VII. THE RUNNING RIGGING

VIII. FOOT-ROPES

IX. THE BLOCKS

X. STEERING WHEELS

XI. THE SHIP'S GALLEY

XII. PUMPS

XIII. SHIP IRONWORK

XIV. COPPER SHEATHING

XV. THE GOUND TACKLE

XVI. GUN PORTS

XVII. BOATS

XVIII. DAVITS

  APPENDIX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486255842
Author:
Davis, Charles G.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Davis, Charles G.
Author:
is, Charles G.
Author:
Dav
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Models
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Ship models
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
ship modelling
Subject:
ship rigging
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Crafts-Model Making
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Woodworking
Publication Date:
19880231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.71 lb

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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.
"Synopsis" by ,
Invaluable guide offers detailed descriptions, drawings of masting, rigging and major fittings of American clippers and packets of the Great Age of Sail. Also includes a wealth of details on deck furniture of various types of vessels from different periods. Nearly 280 line drawings give the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed ship.
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