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  • Birthday 10/19/1949

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    Whidbey Island, WA, USA
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    Wood carving and archery. Now model ships.

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  1. Myaylor suggested I start a build log. Is there a template that you would recommend? I m assembling materials to build a vice to hold the keel. I will start assembly upon completion of vice build.
  2. I have been a wood carver for 30 years, and have done mostly birds for the last 10. I relish doing really fine detail wood carving and thought I would try to build a ship. I bought a kit for Mare Nostrum and now I am in the research process prior to commencement of starting. Attached are 3 of my carvings.

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If you enjoy building ship models that are historically accurate as well as beautiful, then The Nautical Research Guild (NRG) is just right for you.

The Guild is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to “Advance Ship Modeling Through Research”. We provide support to our members in their efforts to raise the quality of their model ships.

The Nautical Research Guild has published our world-renowned quarterly magazine, The Nautical Research Journal, since 1955. The pages of the Journal are full of articles by accomplished ship modelers who show you how they create those exquisite details on their models, and by maritime historians who show you the correct details to build. The Journal is available in both print and digital editions. Go to the NRG web site (www.thenrg.org) to download a complimentary digital copy of the Journal. The NRG also publishes plan sets, books and compilations of back issues of the Journal and the former Ships in Scale and Model Ship Builder magazines.

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