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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.
The Ship Model Builder's Assistant
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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 of various types of vessels from different periods. 279 line drawings.
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
Author
Charles G. Davis
Short Title
SHIP MODEL BUILDERS ASSISTANT
Pages
288
Publisher
Dover Publications
Language
English
ISBN-10
0486255840
ISBN-13
9780486255842
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
745.592
Year
1988
Publication Date
1988-02-28
Imprint
Dover Publications Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
279ill.
Series
Dover Woodworking
Birth
1870
Death
1959
Edition Description
Revised
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