Synopses & Reviews
Make classic paper boats that actually float, thanks to a remarkable new technology. Printed on colorful waterproof (yes, waterproof!) paper, each of these 18 model boats will bob merrily along--without Titanic consequences. Forty-eight sheets of boat patterns come with step-by-step instructions for assembling accurate replicas of all manner of recreational and historical vessels. Drawn from different nautical eras, each boat is accompanied by a fascinating look at its construction and lore by maritime historian Jerry Roberts. Challenging and fun, this hands-on book is the perfect gift for model kit lovers, engineers, history buffs, and seafaring enthusiasts everywhere.
Includes a fleet of 18 ready-to-assemble model boats drawn from different eras of nautical history, along with a look at each ship's history, construction, and lore.
About the Author
Jerry Roberts is vice president in charge of exhibits at the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum in New York City. Willy
Willy Bullock Jerry Roberts is vice president in charge of exhibits at the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum in New York City. Willy Bullock is an illustrator paper engineer, and general inventor. He lives in England.