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If there's anything from our maritime history and heritage that you'd like to discuss or share, then this is where it goes.
General discussion about Ships Plans and research on specific vessels for SCRATCH projects. Scratch building techniques and questions. Interpreting and drafting ships plans, etc.
Ask those questions, and seek those answers regarding the construction of a ships hull , framing, planking and plating.
Ask those questions, and seek those answers regarding the construction of deck furniture, guns, ship's boats, and other fittings.
Time to do the 'tricky work'? Here is where you can discuss all aspects of masting and rigging a model. You can also discuss model sails here.
Got a tip or trick to share? Got a question?Made a jig, or have a proven idea to help other modellers? Please share!
Tips on how to use a ship modeling tool, accessories and general discussion about their quality and usefulness. Where to get them?
Discussion for working with metal, soldering tips and techniques. Blackening metal guide, and alternatives for using metal on ship model parts. Casting Metal.
Where to use it? How to store it? What types are best? How to mill it? Where to get it? What's the best finish for it?
A place where you can discuss the merits of acrylic and enamel, and those incredible weathering techniques. Painting and finishing of wood and plastic models.
Created or designed a ship/boat in CAD or a virtual environment? Do you use graphics software to realise your projects? Post your discussion and progress in here.