Modelling Naval Ships in Small Scales by Mike McCabe - signed copy
From the complete beginner to the experienced modeller, there is sure to be something in this book for all interested in building model ships. With a focus on the most popular kit scales in the waterline style, it follows the techniques used in building model ships from a basic kit out of the box, to a complex larger scale model involving many different skills. Chapters on building resin kits, painting and weathering, rigging and creating a water effect are included and it is packed with tips and tricks for making more realistic models. Fully illustrated showing the methods used, this is a handbook that is sure to be a constant reference. In the form of a step by step guide the reader is taken through the process of building four models. there is particular attention paid to the use of photoetched parts, with further sections on submarines, creating rough water effects, making flags and many of the other small elements needed to produce an eye catching model. Written by a well-known modeller and kit producer, this is sure to be invaluable for anyone with an interest in this fascinating hobby.