Period Ship Kit Builder's Manual
By (author) Keith Julier
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Period Ship Kit Builder's Manual by Keith Julier
Book DescriptionGenerously illustrated and fully detailed, this new manual from expert modeler Keith Julier provides a practical guide for craftsmen who want to build their historic models from a kit. From the initial planning and kit selection through the various stages of construction, Julier takes the myth and mystery out of what many consider to be a complex subject, using easy-to-follow explanations, simple terminology, and more than one-hundred photographs to help modelers complete their projects. Some of the many topics covered include: adhesives, finishes, and fixings; tools, maintenance and safety; history and accuracy; hull planking; wales and rails; stern and quarter galleries; sails; yards and spars; standard running and rigging; kit manufacturers and available products; and much more. Pointing out the pitfalls of modeling and how to avoid them, Julier's latest guide will be of particular interest to beginning and intermediate modelers, but more experienced hands will also find much of value.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591146629
Paperback / softback
(275mm x 220mm x 9mm)
Imprint: US Naval Institute Press
Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Keith Julier
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A completely revised edition of the Period Ship Handbook, originally published in 1992. The basic modelling instructions have been comprehensively updated and all nine model projects are brand new, as are all the colour and black and white illustrations. New models include HMS Victory and the Victory's Launch, the Lady Nelson and HMS Mars.
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A practical manual for marine model makers who choose to build their historic model ships using a kit. This book takes the builder through all the various stages of the project, from kit selection through construction; the pitfalls and how to avoid them.
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