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

Looking for other modelers
by bayard
24 Aug 2014 at 3:18am
I have not been able to find other modelers in Roanoke , Virginia or anywhere nearby ot even in Virginia. Any information would be greatly appreciated,
Hi from Newbie in OZ
by AussieBRJ
23 Aug 2014 at 2:39pm
Greetings to all on this forum. I found this forum while searching for info for my first project, and am impressed by the wealth of knowledge of members.
Artesania Latina Swift Build
by DocBlake
23 Aug 2014 at 8:55am
As a distraction from rigging the Armed Virginia Sloop, I began AL's "Swift". I substituted some wood, including adding boxwood for the upper planking, a wenge wale, bloodwood trim, and holly with rosewood for the deck houses. I kind of like the...
aeropiccolo electric plank bender
by lindsay
22 Aug 2014 at 6:37pm
Hi I am looking for an aeropiccolo plank bender. Does anyone know where I can get one?
Hello from a new member
by lindsay
22 Aug 2014 at 3:55am
Just came onboard. Glad to have found this Forum and I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with the membership.
Someday HMS Surprise will be on my side
by irjebiv
20 Aug 2014 at 6:29pm
Hello all, I joined this forum because it looked like the ideal place to go for advice and help with my new hobby. I've modeled airplanes and tanks and even a plastic USS Constitution but always wanted to make that giant leap to wooden ships. Then...
I'm back to the shipyard!
by halbaby7
20 Aug 2014 at 6:44am
Hello everyone. After some forty years of modeling inactivity due to college, wars, family, kids etc (most of you probably know the drill) I'm happy to say I'm ready to venture forth anew. I am aware that after that many years things change, new...
Gibbo's DelPrado Victory
by Gibbo
19 Aug 2014 at 11:43am
Started this around ten years ago and had to take a forced couple of weeks off of work back in April so got back into it, had the ribs and decks done, then left it sitting on a window sill for ten years
Cap'n K
by kupersdad
19 Aug 2014 at 9:56am
After starting with a few Midwest kits and AL's Swift (which I passed on to my son), and after several years away from the bench, I'm ready to dive in again. But this time I'll study what others have suggested and seek further advice from the...
Sizing blocks
by learning
18 Aug 2014 at 11:56am
Block Sizing Working on Artisenia Latina model and I have one question. Surely the people at Artisenia don't know, does any one else know how to determine the size of a block??? Thanks in advance, 'learning'
Starting after several years
by tHIBAULTRON
14 Aug 2014 at 9:38pm
Getting back into modeling after several years. I've collected several kits, and I am presently researching and drafting a Seine Boat for a small scale fishing schooner and a 22' sailing sharpie cruiser.
intrepid11
by intrepid11
14 Aug 2014 at 5:23pm
glad to be a part of the wooden age of sailing ships for building and rigging. May need questions answered in time. Thank You
Hello, from your newest member!
by nivlassarb
14 Aug 2014 at 10:41am
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!
Greetings from the Bahamas
by hobieflier
13 Aug 2014 at 11:56pm
Hi everyone, This seems to be my 'join forums' month! I'm 32 and grew up around the water and have always kept myself busy with making 'stuff.' I've toyed with modelling since I was in my early teens. I remember we took a up an old redwood tongue...

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