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

Hello from a new member
by DavidM
14 Sep 2014 at 7:42pm
Just came onboard. Glad to have found this Forum and I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with the membership.
Hello world
by cadman1736
12 Sep 2014 at 8:49am
Hello everybody I would just like to say high and to introduce myself. My name is Stephen but you can call me Steve, I was retired due to health reason but still looking to try to get back to work even part time. I enjoyed modeling when I was...
Bounty Beak gratings
by Armstrob
7 Sep 2014 at 6:16pm
My plans for the Bounty do not show any gratings laid over the top of the three beams across the beak of the Bounty. I would have thought that a grating would have been laid over these beams for safety and for ease of walking and use of this area....
Hi Everyone
by lierudy
6 Sep 2014 at 1:15am
Looking to start a beginner/intermediate level ship.
What glue to use on deck planking
by Tallsails2
5 Sep 2014 at 12:39pm
I just purchased Model Shipways Benjamin Latham and prior to starting I'm trying to think of things I need to do and organize my brain on what process I will be doing things. This will be my first ship build, so I have all kinds of thoughts going...
Hi all! New shipmate onboard
by Tallsails2
4 Sep 2014 at 1:59pm
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!
Need help with folding furled sails
by pennsyfan1941
4 Sep 2014 at 8:22am
I am repairing/restoring a four-masted barque that has furled sails. I would like to find help with folding new furled sails that do not look as bulky as the old ones. The original builder looks like he used linen that looks out of scale. I have a...
Ahoy! New shipmate onboard
by tlreilly
2 Sep 2014 at 12:30pm
Hi fellow Shipmates. I'm new to the Forum and I'm not quite sure what to say at this time. So I'll just say 'Ahoy!', and I'm glad to be part of the crew!
Fletcher class, always looking for more info
by MU1_Beagle
31 Aug 2014 at 12:32am
My current project is a digital version of a round bridged Fletcher class destroyer. I am working from various sources including a booklet of general plans for USS Sigsbee corrected to December 1, 1944 as well as the CD plan books from Floating...
Always looking for more knowledge about the hobby
by misterdon
30 Aug 2014 at 9:05am
So far I've built the bounty Jolly boat and the Virginia which I really didn't many problems with. I the decided to build the Mayflower 1620 by AL. Wow, what a difference. the rigging is a little over my head I only have the basic tools, but it...
Hi from Alfredo
by Piloto
29 Aug 2014 at 11:15pm
It is a pleasure to be a member of this community were I hope I will learn to build model boats the right way with your help and that anything that I might be able to contribute as little as it may be, so that we can all be proud of our models and...
I am a new member
by albeader
29 Aug 2014 at 7:06am
Just came on board. Since this is my first effort at plank on bulkhead modelling, I can use all the suggestions that come my way.
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,

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