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Fundamentals of Model Boat Building

John Into & Nancy Price

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Learn the skills necessary to successfully create an accurate model boat from scratch, including structural elements, paper model renderings, hull features, and mechanical drawings. This book takes the reader through all the steps necessary to create one model boat based on the "Annie Buck," an actual Chesapeake Bay "Deadrise" workboat. Based on all readers learn here, they will be able to apply the design techniques and theories to successfully create models of other boats that appeal to them. In fact, the detailed text also explains how to read marine drawings for reference and describes the tools and techniques needed to successfully execute bulkhead and lift building theory. For inspiration, a gallery of finished models includes Coronados, cruisers, and trawlers. This book will prove its worth to modelers everywhere.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 276 color photos & 94 drawings | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764331053

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John Into and Nancy Price are professional model boat builders from Maryland's Eastern Shore.