Ship Model Building
by Gene Johnson

Softcover
150 x 230mm
302pp

Published by Cornell Maritime Press, Maryland, USA

R.R.P.$22.90

ISBN 0-87033-369-0

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Extract from back cover of book:

"Mr. Johnson's fascinatingly illustrated instructions for the novice at ship model building will answer that frantic search for a relaxing, absorbing manual hobby."
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"... Gives the amateur wood carver and home craftsman many a good hint on ways to turn out ship models that will meet the approval of the most confirmed old salt."
San Francisco News

"He has made his book unusual by its attention to minute and authentic detail. He has supplied every needed diagram to supplement a 'know how,' and has covered all possible pitfalls." Springfield Republican

"Handsome and thoroughly practical book."
Hartford Times

"Will be enjoyed by hobbyists, vocational training teachers, old salts and others. Everything is here, from hull shaping to guns." Newark Evening News

Photos: Black & White

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Introduction

Hull Blocks
Keel and Rib Constructed Hulls
Blocking and Profiling
Templates - Shaping
The Cradle - Bowsprit
Keel - Rudder - Bilge Keel
Cutwater - Figureheads
Propellers
Planking
Bulwarks
Stanchions or Timberheads
Strakes
Sailing Ship Layout
Rails
Turned Stanchions
Channels
Fife and Pin Rails, Belaying Pins
Ladders
Cat-Heads, Deck Pumps
Capstans
Ventilators
Binnacles - Bitts
Anchors
Skylights
Steering Wheels
Steering Arrangements
Winches
Hatches
Chocks and Cleats
Hawse Pipes - Chain Leads - Deck Plates
Mooring Posts
Rollers or Fair-Leads
Ships' Lights
Companionway Housings
Gratings
Davits - Anchor Cranes
Lifeboats und Other Small Stowed Boats
Life Rafts - Life Preservers
Ships' Bells
Searchlights
Derricks and Hoists
Cabins and Deckhouses
Multiple Decks
Funnels
Small Deck Railings
Wireless Antennas
Bridge Telegraphs
Fog Horns and Whistles
Submarines
Deadeyes
Blocks
Miscellaneous Fittings
Chains - Odds and Ends
Masts
Yards
Standing Rigging
Sails
Running Rigging
Old-Time Guns
Modern Armaments
Bases
Painting Tools
Fisherman's Drag Nets
"Y" Line and more about Drag Nets
Marker Float
Bitts
Harpooner's Pulpit
Harpoon and Gear
Susan
Vertical Ladders
Gaffs and Knives
Deck Plate
The Dory and its Stowage
Boom Rest
Crows Nest
Tankers
Freighters
Work Boats
Tug Boats
Tug Boat Fenders
River Steamers
Great Lakes Ore Colliers
Armament
Antennae
Whalers
Cutting-In Stage
Davits
Try Works
Tools
Ferryboats
Missiles and Missile Launchers
The Monitor and The Merrimac

Appendix
Marine Museums
Model Builder's Log
Index
Plans of Dragger, Harbor Tug, Monitor, Merrinmc, Clipper Ship, Schooner - Gloucester Fisherman