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John Cheevers

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    Newport News, Virginia
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    wood, iron, and steel engine powered ships from 1880 to 1939

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  1. Very nice solution to the problem....that's thinking outside the box!
  2. The author is H. Cole Estep. It was published in 1918 by The Benton Publishing Company, publisher of the Marine Review, Cleveland, Ohio.
  3. Great build. I really like you design for stanchions.
  4. I remember Frank. He was quite character, and quite a ship modeler. You won't need much in the way of tools to start. Get an exacto knife, a good straight edge, a small bottle of yellow wood glue (aliphatic resin), make sanding sticks or buy emery boards from the nail store, a decent scale, small flat jaw pliers, jeweler's saw and blades, single edge razor blades, some cheapo clamps, a decent pencil (.5mm pentel), and then go from there.

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