The author enjoys an international reputation for the quality of his ship models, including his highly complex models of large battleships from all eras. In this new book, master modeler Brian King passes along a lifetime of experience in modeling. A compilation of material originally published in the specialist hobby magazine Model Boats, the book provides solutions to problems encountered by expert and novice modelers alike on such subjects as gun barrels, decking, anchors, fittings, turrets, life-saving gear, and cowl ventilators. It also discusses how to best photograph ship models, work to dimensions, and use computers. More than 130 photographs and ship plans further help the reader acquire the skills necessary to build ship models of all types. 175 pages PB.