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Beautiful Corel Wasa Build

Originally posted on Ages of Sail:
There’s a lot of great ship modeling work that’s available to view on the Internet. Here’s a really beautifully done model of the Swedish warship Wasa (or Vasa) based on a kit from the…

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The Passing of a Ship Modeler: Milton DeGroot

Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
Having been an active ship modeler for about 25 years and having been involved in clubs, online forums, and such, it is an unfortunate aspect of being part of the ship modeling community to…

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HSPMS on Japanese Ship Modeling Society’s Website

Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights has achieved international recognition! We’re now listed on the Overseas Modeling Clubs page of the website of the Japanese ship modeling society, The Rope. We are one of 5 organizations listed, along with the NRG, … Continue reading

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The Rope: Photo Gallery of the 42nd Exhibition 2017

Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
The Japanese ship model society, The Rope, has a marvelous website that includes a Gallery of photos of each of their annual exhibitions for the last 8 years and beyond. If you’re a ship…

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Photos from the 2017 Alma Sail

Finally got around to posting some photos from this year’s club sail aboard the historic scow schooner Alma. This event took place on Thursday, August 3, 2017.  

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Railroad Kit Supplier for Ship Modelers

Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
Anyone who knows model railroads knows that there’s some really significant, really neat products available to that market. Model railroads scales can be quite adaptable to ship modeling, though the timeframe is generally limited…

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An Intro to Card Models – V108 Torpedo Boat

Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
For those of you looking for nice tutorial on card model building, check out Chris Coyle’s tutorial on The Nautical Research Guild’s Model Ship World. In this tutorial, Chris uses a small, downloadable model…

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