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Plank-On-Frame Models and Scale Masting and Rigging, Vol. 1 & 2

£30.00

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Review:
This is still the starting book for those wishing to start "scratch" ship modelling in wood. By the application of simple language and an abundance of drawings Underhill leads the novice through the complicated process of ship building in minature.
Writing in poste bellum Britain meant both wood and tools were scarce and this when coupled with Underhill's in depth knowledge keeps the reader's learning curve at a comfortable level. Here is modelling as it has been done for centuries but it is not for those wanting an instant model. He leaves the Royal Navy build to others and concentrates on the floating work horses of the North Sea, who in their day were the heart of Britain's trade. This is a classic and will remain so. There are a few tares especially in the dust jacket of volume 1, but the books are otherwise nice, clean copies.

Item details

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Harold A. Underhill
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition, 1958
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Brown Son and Ferguson
Title:
Plank-On-Frame Models and Scale Masting and Rigging, Vol. 1 & 2

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Review:
This is still the starting book for those wishing to start "scratch" ship modelling in wood. By the application of simple language and an abundance of drawings Underhill leads the novice through the complicated process of ship building in minature.
Writing in poste bellum Britain meant both wood and tools were scarce and this when coupled with Underhill's in depth knowledge keeps the reader's learning curve at a comfortable level. Here is modelling as it has been done for centuries but it is not for those wanting an instant model. He leaves the Royal Navy build to others and concentrates on the floating work horses of the North Sea, who in their day were the heart of Britain's trade. This is a classic and will remain so. There are a few tares especially in the dust jacket of volume 1, but the books are otherwise nice, clean copies.

Added value:
First edition
Author(s):
Harold A. Underhill
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
First edition, 1958
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Brown Son and Ferguson
Title:
Plank-On-Frame Models and Scale Masting and Rigging, Vol. 1 & 2

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