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

drill bits
by chuck1934
13 Feb 2016 at 3:23pm
Where do you get your small drill bits #64 and so forth? I did get them a Model expo they came in a plastic tube, about $4 for 10. They no longer have them listed. Thanks
Hallo from Iceland
by Ingvarg
11 Feb 2016 at 5:01pm
Hallo fellow ship builders. My name is Ingvar and i´m from Iceland. Built my first model about ten years ago, a Billing Boats Le Camaret. Always wanted to build some more but those kits are hard to find here and expensive to order from abroad. But...
Latham hawse pipe lips
by jimmyjob
9 Feb 2016 at 9:21am
The instructions on the Benjamin latham refers to 'hawse pipe lips' furnished in the kit, but without a picture of what they look like--I'm at a loss. any help!? Thanks Jim
Artesania Latina Support
by bartpearl
31 Jan 2016 at 3:52pm
I'm new to ship modeling, and am on my first project which is the Artensania Latina 1805 Swift Pilot Boat. When I got to the point of putting on the bulwarks, I found they were 7mm too long. There's a curve that lines up with the end of the deck,...
Hi all! New shipmate onboard
by skipjack1
30 Jan 2016 at 1:05pm
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 a new member
by Brutus
30 Jan 2016 at 7:53am
Just came onboard. Glad to have found this Forum and I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with the membership.
Glad to Join this Group
by jimvanlan99
29 Jan 2016 at 6:49pm
I recently completed by first model ship - the Swamscott Dory by Bluejackets. I am pleased with the way it turned out, although I did not do as well as I had hoped with the hull planks/strakes. Now that I found the practicums from Lauck Street...
Ahoy! New shipmate onboard
by bissolaw
28 Jan 2016 at 8:40am
Happy to become a member. At my age, I am surprised I didn't join many years ago. I'm always looking for good advice and always willing to give it if I can.
Hello, from your newest member!
by lyndonk01
27 Jan 2016 at 7:21pm
My past ship building experience has been the Cutty Sark (a level 2 build), followed by a center section build of the USS Essex, and now (after 25 years of no ship building) working on the HMS Victory. After completion of the Victory, my next builds...
Deck hatch coamings
by jimmyjob
24 Jan 2016 at 1:38pm
I'm building the B. Latham and need advice on making deck hatch coamings. I see from the drawings and pictures that they resemble some type of ogee configuration. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
Margaret P Hall 5 log canoe scratch bui
by chhbmd
23 Jan 2016 at 8:16pm
I placed in my Gallery pictures of a Chesapeake Bay 5 log canoes, the Margaret P. Hall 1893 St. Michaels Maryland, which I scratch built. Taken from plates of the “Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes” by M.V. Brewington I had a very good friend of...
Getting back to it
by chhbmd
22 Jan 2016 at 5:47pm
Greetings all, For various reasons I have been absent and now recovering looking to get back into the discussions. Charlie

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