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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant
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ISBN 9780486156200
REGISTERED: 12/07/17
UPDATED: 01/20/21
The Ship Model Builder's Assistant
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Indispensable for the serious model builder, this book offers hobbyists a true understanding of the masting, rigging, and most important fittings of American clipper ships and packet ships of the Great Age of Sail


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  • The Ship Model Builder's Assistant available on November 03 2016 from VitalSource for Https://www.vitalsource.com/search?term=9780486156200&cjsku=9780486156200" itemprop="offers" target="_external" title="" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">12.95
  • ISBN bar code 9780486156200 ξ1 registered March 23 2016
  • Product category is Book

  • # 9780486156200

It also represents a treasury of important information for naval and social historians, sailing enthusiasts, and students of Americana. Enhanced with over 270 clear, detailed drawings of ships' components, this volume gives the model builder a deep understanding of the workings of a fully rigged and appointed sailing ship. After initial chapters on varying types of ship models, including the built-up model and wooden-sail models, the author devotes individual chapters to the masting of ships, mastheads, the standing rigging, the running rigging, foot-ropes, the blocks, steering wheels, the ship's galley, pumps, ship ironwork, copper sheathing, the ground tackle, gun ports, boats, and davits. He includes as well invaluable tables and lists of data that offer opportunities to compare vital statistics on rigging, masting, and more. Charles G. Davis was a well-known naval architect, shipbuilder, master seaman, racing yachtsman, and nautical chronicler. His lifelong love affair with the great ships


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    ^ The Ship Model Builder's Assistant VitalSource. (revised Nov 2016)

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