Constructo, a well-established Spanish toy and games
manufacturer, added wooden ship kits to its line only a few short
years ago. The kits are of high quality, with accurately cut laser
parts, intricate white metal and brass fittings, with fine ropes and
sails included. Constructo caters to the beginner with
solid hull ships, through the expert with double
planking and minutely detailed components.
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For tools, books, & glue: please click here.
Tips and Techniques for Model Building from Kits, by
Frank Mastini. Master model builder Frank Mastini puts on paper the methods he's developed over 30 years at the workbench. Mastini guides readers patiently through the mysteries of deciphering instructions. He reveals dozens of shortcuts: how to plank a hull, how to build and rig complicated mast assemblies, and how to create sails that actually look like sails. Along the way he offers pointers that will keep beginners on the right track.