Trick Methods, Short Cuts


Ship Modelling Tricks. Part 1

Although accuracy and authenticity are important factors in model making, many of the more difficult details in the building of ship models can be obviated through the use of timesaving kinks and...

Ship Modelling Tricks. Part 2

Two pieces of wood are selected for the hull, each one being large enough to take the deck plan of the model. As to the thickness, one should be thicker than the depth of the hull above the water line and...

Ship Modelling Tricks. Part 3

Ship modelers who find the decorative work about the sterns and bows of older ships such as the May- flower tedious can simplify the construction by following the valuable kink shown in...

Ship Modelling Tricks. Part 4

In almost all models there are hundreds of small brads and nails that must be driven into the hull and spars. To handle them with your fingers is a difficult feat. A simple tool that will make it...