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OcCre Satisima Trinidad by Donald B. Driskell
OcCre Satisima Trinidad by Donald B. Driskell
Higaki Kaisen Japanese Edo Period Coastal Transport by Clare Hess
Artesania Latina H.M.S. Victory by Normand Lavoie
Higaki Kaisen Japanese Edo Period Coastal Transport by Clare Hess
Higaki Kaisen Japanese Edo Period Coastal Transport by Clare Hess
18th Century English Longboat
18th Century English Longboat by Clare Hess
Le Soleil Royal
Le Soleil Royal by Gary Maple
Victoria Class Battleship
The HMS Victoria (1887) by Gordon Brownell
Scratch Built at 1:192 Scale
USS Iowa
USS Iowa by Gordon Brownell
This Iowa was launched in 1897 and was scratch built at 1:192 scale
About This Site
Me I created this website in hopes that it would be an asset to other modelers like myself.

When I started building my first wooden ship back many years ago, I did not have the guidance, nor anyone to turn for help. The model was going to take a lot of patience and time to complete. Back then, I was anxious to get it built not knowing that building ships can be a process of time, dedication, patience, endurance.

Building ship models, especially the wooden kind, is an art, and requires learning a new talent and even a new language of the ships parts and components. The manuals, instruction, and plans are all written expecting the ship modeler to already have some foundation knowledge of nautical terms.

Again, be patient and willing to stay with your ship and complete it. The next one you build will bring even more satisfaction. Yes, there will be mistakes and problems along the way, but this is all part of being an artisan.

I put this site together for you, the new Ship Modeler to learn. This site will grow and develop as I add new content.

By the way, I want to hear from you. Send me your photos of your ships so that I can post them on the new Contributors Gallery.

Email: donnie@shipsofscale.com

Donnie Driskell


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