How-to Articles


Items and information that may be of use or interest to a ship modeler


Anchors:


Hull Construction:

  • Copper sheathing - Copper sheathing a hull using self-adhesive copper tape
  • Framing - A Plank-on-Frame Technique - The Hahn Method

(See below for 'Planking')


Painting:


A task common to many models is planking. This could be either deck planking or hull planking, each having its own challenges and differing techniques.

Planking:


Considering matters electrical? These articles might be of interest:

Power Supplies and Lighting


One subject that usually crops up is the question of scale and scale conversions.

The following may help:

Scale:


When rigging a sailing ship model, there are various sections of the standing rigging that were 'Served'.

Serving.