The popular Ship Modeler’s Shop Notes (book 1) was first published by the Nautical Research Guild in 1979 and has been out of print for many year, but it is now back in print and copies are In Stock at Ages of Sail!
From the NRG website:
The Nautical Research Guild’s Ship Modeler’s Shop Notes book, first published in 1979 and out of print for several years, is now back in print. This popular and insightful volume discusses the construction of ship models in numerous articles written by marine historians and ship model builders. Edited by Merritt Edson and assisted by Ben Lankford, Edward Mueller and Norman Rubin, the book is a compilation of shop notes and longer articles from out-of-print material contained in Volumes 1 through 25 of the Nautical Research Journal. This book has been a standard for ship model building, and highly acclaimed by professionals and beginners alike. The material has not gone out of date.
The articles are by notables such as Howard I Chapelle, Harold M. Hahn, Michael Costagliola, Ben Lankford, Merritt Edson, Dana McCalip, and many others. There are nearly 170 articles, 9 plans of hull lines and many drawings contained in 216 pages.
The content of this book is different from that of Shop Notes II, which is also available.
But them both now at Ages of Sail.
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The venerable Ship Modeler’s Shop Notes book is back in print. I bought my first copy of this book in a perfect-bound edition way back around 1993. Heavily used and with many sections pages breaking loose from the binding, I located and purchased a newer used copy. But, I grew so attached to my old copy that I still haven’t gotten rid of it. Now that the book is back in print, perhaps it’s time to say goodbye to the old book and pass it along to recycling…