Model Boat Building in Wood


Clinker Plywood Manual
Larger Plywood Craft
Fit-Out for Yachts and Launches
Sails for the Home Boat Builder
Stitch & Tape Boat Construction
Strip Plank Boat Construction
Plywood Canoe Construction
Model Boat Building in Wood
A Slight Mist on the Horizon
Desperate Doorways
Shameless Shoes


Chapter 1
Model Boatbuilding Methods using Wood
1.1            For Chined Hulls
1.1.1         Tack and Tape Construction
1.1.2         Ply or Sheet Balsa Plank on Frame
1.2            For Round Bilged Hulls                                                                                                      
1.2.1         Plank on Frame  
1.2.2         Bread and Butter                                                                                                                
1.2.3         Gummed Paper and Cold Moulded

Chapter 2
The Choice of Model & Problems of Scaling
2.1            The Different Types of Model
2.2            Volume Scaling Problems
2.3            Displacement Volume
2.4            Checking a Model for Weight Problems

Chapter 3
Typical Tools & Materials
3.1            For Chined Hulls
3.1.1         Tack & Tape
3.1.2         Ply or Sheet Balsa on Frame
3.2            For Round Bilged Hulls
3.2.1         Plank on Frame
3.2.2         Bread and Butter
3.2.3         Gummed Paper and Cold Moulded

Chapter 4
Children’s Carpet Models
4.1           General                                                                                                                                                 
4.2            The Tug
4.3            The Coastal Cargo Vessel
4.4            The Ro-Ro Car Ferry
4.5            Ro-Ro Ferry Ramps
4.6            Old Tramp Steamer
4.6.1         Marking Out the Hull
4.6.2         Cutting Out the Hull Shape and Superstructure
4.6.3         Finishing the Models
4.7           The Carpet Model Drawings


Chapter 5
A Half Model—The Swallow Yacht
5.1            General
5.2            The lines Plan and How it is Used in Half Model Making
5.3            Making the Model
5.4            The Half Model Drawings
5.5            Wood Materials for the Swallow Half Model
5.6            Other Methods of Half Model Making

Chapter 6
A Tack and Tape Model—The Christine Open Canoe
6.1            General
6.2            Materials Required
6.3            First Steps
6.4            Fitting Out the Canoe
6.5            The Tack and Tape Model Drawings

Chapter 7
A Balsa Wood Sheet Over Frame Model—The Power 225
7.1            General
7.2            Marking and Cutting Out the Components of the Hull
7.3            Assembling the Framework
7.4            Planking and Finishing the Hull
7.5            The Cabin and Superstructure
7.6            Fitting the Mechanics and Radio Control
7.7            Wood materials for the Power 225
7.8            The Power 225 Model Drawings
7.9            Performance and Future Development

Chapter 8
A Balsa Wood Sailing Yacht—The 4m Mini Yacht
8.1            General
8.2            Marking and Cutting Out the Components of the Hull
8.3            Assembling the Framework
8.4            Planking and Finishing the Hull
8.5            The Deck, Cabin and Cockpit
8.6            The Keel, Ballast Bulb and Rudder
8.7            The Mast and Spars
8.8            The Sails and Rigging
8.9            Fitting the Radio Control and Adjusting the Sail Controls
8.10          Wood Materials for the 4m Mini Yacht
8.11          The 4m Mini Yacht Drawings
8.11         Performance and Future Development


ISBN : 978-1-898909-20-0

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