Category Archives: Club Members

Gunboat Philedelphia, 1776 – Model Progress Update by Paul Reck

HSPMS member Paul Reck shares some photos showing his progress on his 1776 Lake Champlain gunboat Philadelphia, which he is building from scratch in 1/24 scale, based on plans purchased from the Smithsonian. The original boat was built on Lake … Continue reading

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Amati Swedish Gunboat Build – Part 6

Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
Following our meeting in October, it was clear it was time to finish up the Swedish Gunboat build. We’re down to three active builders of this model from the five that started, which isn’t…

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Royal Danish Arsenal Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Arsenal Museum in Copenhagen now also houses the Royal Danish Maritime Museum.  The Sea Power maritime exhibit is on the 2nd floor of the building.  In addition to hundreds of models, there are uniforms, weapons and other artifacts. I included a … Continue reading

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Amati Swedish Gunboat Build – Part 4

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Well, I did not end up finish this model for the IPMS show in San Jose in March. I decided to set it aside to let others in our build group catch-up, though I…

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Model Gallery Updated

If you take a look in the Model Gallery, you will notice a number of additions. Check out the Dragoon and the Dorade, both by Paul Reck. But, there are a lot of other interesting models by the membership to … Continue reading

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HSPMS Maritime Museum Warehouse Tour Follow-Up

On Thursday, March 2nd, members of the Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights got an opportunity to tour the facility where all the big stuff belonging to the San Francisco Maritime National Park are stored. The trip was set up and … Continue reading

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AL’s Independence – Headrails and Rigging

Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
Yes, I’m finally getting around to wrapping up the Colonial Schooner Independence. I’ve worked on it here and there, but hadn’t made any blog posts about in quite some time. The last task that I…

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