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Secrets of Ships in Bottles by Peter Thorne. This book explains in clearly illustrated easy to follow steps the intriguing techniques of placing a model ship inside a bottle. First published in 1960 and considered a maritime modelling classic, it has now been completely updated with new chapters, including one covering the making of a model of the famous Kon-Tiki raft sailed by Thor Heyerdahl. Chapters are;
The bottle
Uses of a drawing
Preparing the hull
Deck fittings
Making the masts
Deckhouses and lifeboats
The rigging
Laying out the sails
Finishing the model
A ship in a globe
Making the Kon-Tiki raft
Putting the raft into the bottle
Carving a fish
Making the base

Softcover, 150mm x 210mm, 132 pages, b+w photos and drawings, brand new.
Check out my other listings for more books. Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon.
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