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

Introduction
by Ian_Power
21 Dec 2014 at 5:35am
New and not quite sure what to say at this time, so I'll just say glad to be on board! Thanks for accepting my application.
Greetings Fellow Modelers
by prussian
21 Dec 2014 at 12:44am
Looking forward to getting some experience in ship modeling. Hoping to make this enjoyable and share my successes as well as my setbacks with everyone
Long time listener, first time modeller
by PPigly_Hogswine
19 Dec 2014 at 9:49pm
Hi. Working on my first ever build: an Amati Bluenose. Keen to learn tips, tricks, see photos, and see how others built theirs. Look forward to it.
Ghost ship
by SyraGary
19 Dec 2014 at 3:04pm
Romania-based architecture collective visualSKIN arrived at the Amsterdam Light Festival with a three-dimensional projection of a 17-century ship against a backdrop of water....
Masting an 1850 Packet
by Walter
17 Dec 2014 at 9:48pm
I am building a packet and am trying to figure out how to calculate the length of the various parts of the masts. Davis book (Ship Model Builder's Assistant) gives hints but he jumps around so much, 1770 to 1840 and nothing on merchants,I have...
lexin on 1826
by leobasso
17 Dec 2014 at 1:02pm
I need plans!!!!
brig styren 1803
by pugman11
17 Dec 2014 at 11:52am
I am considering double planking this hull and am looking for the best books for a beginner in this area please offer any suggestions you might have
Ship builder
by renea
17 Dec 2014 at 12:17am
Hi to all; I had a difficult time registering but seem to be successful now. I'm a retired electrician and when not hobbying, I divide my time between Alberta , Canada and cruising the Pacific coast of Mexico and the Sea of Cortez in our 45 ft....
My Dad's ol' Skiff Crabbing on the Choptank River
by Susquehanna
16 Dec 2014 at 12:14pm
I started this project on Nov 23rd, 2014. I wanted to try and make a type of skiff that I grew up on working crab trotlines in the summer with my father on the Choptank River in Maryland. (near the Cabin Creek) I tried to detail it the same way and...
Ahoy! New shipmate onboard
by olddog
15 Dec 2014 at 4:38pm
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!
Hey y'all from the bluegrass
by Longknife
14 Dec 2014 at 7:43pm
Howdy folks, I'm a longtime plastic & RC plane modeler & have wanted to take the plunge in wood ship building for better than 25yrs. I have finally scraped up the gumption to get started. I look forward from learning from & sharing with y'all.
Hi all! New shipmate onboard
by Bilge_Rat
14 Dec 2014 at 1:35am
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!
Newbie!
by jgilchrist800
13 Dec 2014 at 8:49am
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!
Hello from a new member
by paulv
12 Dec 2014 at 7:38pm
Just came onboard. Glad to have found this Forum and I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas with the membership.
Does anyone have a diagram or photo of running rigging for Benjamin W Latham
by Tallsails2
12 Dec 2014 at 2:47pm
I'm building the Model Shipways Benjamin W Latham. This is my first ship build and I'm about to start on the rigging. The problem I'm having is the drawing that shows the rigging has so many lines drawn for the sails, rat lines and rigging, I can't...

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