Ship Modeling Forum
A web site forum devoted to the handcrafting of model ships and boats.

Blackening Britannia metal
by DocBlake
23 Apr 2014 at 7:34am
I have come up with a good solution to the blackening Britannia metal problem. I first cleaned up the parts with a file. I then cleaned them by soaking in a 50:50 solution of water and muriatic acid (available at any hardware store) for 10...
Hello, from your newest member!
by mefrank
21 Apr 2014 at 2:40pm
Hello everyone, I'm not quite sure what to write at this time, so I'll just say Hi, glad to be here and glad to have found this forum!
by Snoepert
17 Apr 2014 at 6:55pm
Hi, I found this forum very interesting and informative. Thanks to all the members who have given information re model building
Help with finishes
by JohnB40
17 Apr 2014 at 3:36pm
Greetings to all, I am a new member to the forum and I'm hoping to get some answers to my questions on finishes. I have searched intensely,in fact I found the forum whilst trying to find answers on-line. I have returned to my hobby of model ship...
by demir71
17 Apr 2014 at 12:09am
hi. Looking for a good kit to start with.. help
by JohnB40
16 Apr 2014 at 7:23pm
Greetings to all, I came across the forum whilst searching on-line for different finishes for my hull. I have returned to HMS Unicorn after a Hiatus of 4 years and I'm glad to be back at my workbench working with the tools again. My current project...
Hello from a new member
by luiss_alberto55
16 Apr 2014 at 3:54pm
Just came onboard. Glad to have found this Forum and I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with the membership.
Hello Fellow Shipboat Modellers
by pennsyfan1941
16 Apr 2014 at 1:52pm
Saw this site and thought it would be a good place to bounce ideas off other folks with same interest. Expecially for idea on what others used as materials and log keeping.
Drilling holes
by outofitdoc
15 Apr 2014 at 8:55pm
I have been absolutely baffled by my inability to drill a straight hole through an angled piece of wood. I'm building a small toy airplane and the landing gear struts are supposed to come out of a block at a 30 degree angle. I made a nice little...
Hi all! New shipmate onboard
by steelsailz
13 Apr 2014 at 5:36pm
New to the Forum and I'm not quite sure what to say at this time, so I'll just say glad to be onboard!
Hello from Mike In the USA
by mikecomar
13 Apr 2014 at 3:49pm
I have been building models, ships, subs, rail guns, etc. for Museum that honors WWII Black Veterans for some time. I am by no means an expert at it but enjoy the challenge. I was asked as a favor to build them agreeing to donate my time and...
New Member Hello
by jhohorst
13 Apr 2014 at 12:00pm
Working on a project that had a few issues, and wanted to share my solutions.

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