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Last updated 10/09/09
PLANS & MANUAL BASED ON THE
SELWAY FISHER RANGE OF YACHT & BOAT DESIGNS
last updated 04/03/12
have often had requests from model boat makers who have visited the
Selway Fisher site for plans specifically aimed at the model maker and
based on full-size Selway Fisher designs. Most of these requests have
been for steam and motor launches and I have sometimes sold partial or
cut down sets of the full-size boat plans to the model maker. This is
far from ideal and so, coupled with the sheer fun I have had over the
years in making both static and working model boats, I have started to
draw up a series of plans specifically for model making.
start with, I have written my eighth manual (this one called
Model Boat Building in Wood) which describes the various model
boat making methods in wood and which gives the details and
drawings to make a range of models including a Balsa Power 225
and 4m Mini Yacht (both for radio control), a beautiful bread
butter half model of the Swallow Tancook Whaler that will grace
any wall and a stitch tape (tack and tape) model of the
Along with the
manual I have started drawing up a series of plans for model boats based
on full-sized Selway Fisher designs. The first is of the steam or
electric Edwardian 26 launch and if you go to the www.makeamodelboat.com
site you will see details of other model boat plans which will become
boat plans now available :-
- 26' Edwardian steam
- Power 225 power
- 4m Mini yacht.
- Christine open canoe.
- 17' Rufus motor/work
- 25' Windsor Slipper
Coming soon :-
- 17'9" Fanny the
- Tideway 14 Pocket
if you are looking to build one of the other Selway Fisher designs as a
model, let me know and I'II be able to tell you whether and when I will
be able to produce a set of model making plans for it.
the new Selway Fisher Model Boat site which now includes photos of the
Selway Fisher Office models (over 30 in number) and a section showing
the latest Winsor 25 model under construction, go to
are photographs of some of the models that can be made from details in
the Model Boat Building in Wood manual.
recent plans added for the Windsor 25 Slipper Launch and Rufus
17' Motor Boat.
plans to be added soon - the 17'9" Fanny the Fantail Launch
and Tideway 14 Pocket Cruiser.