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

Greetings and salutations!
by lsadikoglu
1 May 2016 at 11:47am
Hello! My name is Levent. I found the forum while looking for a solution to a durable throat of a gaff rig without parrel line and beads. I was repairing a 3 foot pond yacht of either Defender 1899 or possibly Columbia 1899. I wanted to create...
Hey Mateys
by RedDawg
30 Apr 2016 at 9:25am
I look forward to getting acquainted with all of you in the days to come.
HMS Victory bowsprit
by MidshipmanPaul
29 Apr 2016 at 5:54am
Hi, I am working with Sergal's model of HMS Victory and I am having huge problems trying to figure out how to fit the parts for the bowsprit. The kit comes with a piece (photo) that should help hold up the bowsprit but It doesn't seem to fit. Anyone...
Frigate Essex Rigging
28 Apr 2016 at 8:42pm
Hi guys, I'm about ready (at last) to start rigging on my Essex. One thing I've never done before is Stays with Preventer Stays and related lacing. These would seem to be an important feature in the appearance of a model with their prominent...
Hello, from your newest member!
by Dmaso
24 Apr 2016 at 10:02pm
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!
Ahoy! New shipmate onboard
by yosiringler
24 Apr 2016 at 4:04am
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!
Aye mate!
by Seacatrule
20 Apr 2016 at 2:04pm
I work the boats in hard woods and it's pretty to look at. I've tried heat bending and soaking , pegging with bamboo. Used cooper wire for spikes,nails. New ideas welcome. Thanks for reading, Mark
by myrna
13 Apr 2016 at 5:47pm
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!
Welcome from Northern California!
by redoakboat
13 Apr 2016 at 10:30am
Glad to be onboard, tried several other social media to find other scratch builders, but that was a serious fail. I think most are like me, hiding in their shop. Glad to be where I can help if needed, or get help if needed.
by JLuebbert
11 Apr 2016 at 12:18pm
While I'm new to this forum I'm an old pro at following fellow ship builders logs. I find it very inspiring!
Hellos from Michigan
by Gmen44
10 Apr 2016 at 9:58am
Hi everyone, This will be my first model ship and I am hoing the forum to learn more from other. My first build will be the Phantom by Model Shipways! Any advance would be great! Best, Tyler
Hello from Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada
by sylley2000
10 Apr 2016 at 5:52am
I just purchased the Shipways Bluenose I kit because I wanted it for this year's birthday...hubby is the one putting it together. He laughs and says it should be finished for my 2017 birthday! L0L When he gets time, I'm sure he'll register. In...
5 Apr 2016 at 9:45pm
Hi all thanks for letting me in, i truly hope that as i progress and post my doings, you chaps will give constructive criticism, as how to do it better and more realistically.
by gbincoronado
4 Apr 2016 at 4:42pm
I'm a grateful legatee of a model of the HM Yacht "The Royal Caroline." The model was constructed in 1991 by CPG that stands for, I believe, C.P. Goga. The model is exquisite - ""frame on keel", "plank on frame", ornamentation of bronzed pewter and...

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