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Model Ship / Boat Kits

Below you can find a ton of useful online resources that will help you learn your new hobby. We go through each link one by one and try to only include free sites with terrific content. If you find a broken link please help us out by contacting us so that we can remove it.

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Shipmodeling.ca- At this online ship modeling portal, you can find over 130 video clips and 3,000 photos and files to get started. It has a great “Wooden Ship Modeling for Dummies” article.


Model Ship World- This online model ship building resource has tutorials, forums, gallery…etc


Ship Modeling.info- A terrific site with tons of information and articles related so building ships. Has glossary, historic ships, terminology, art…etc


Handcraft Model Ships- This online ship model builder has a great intro article with pictures of how they make their own models.


Model Ship Master- This store sells models but has tons of boats and pictures for each. Very good for ideas on how to get started.


Model Ship World- This online model ship building resource has tutorials, forums, gallery…etc


Ship Modeling.info- A terrific site with tons of information and articles related so building ships. Has glossary, historic ships, terminology, art…etc


Models FAQ- This great FAQ covers all aspects of model kit building. Very useful!


Metalworking FAQ- Another terrific FAQ that helps you understand metalworking for model vehicle kits.


How to Airbrush- Online resource that focuses on the airbrushing aspect of model vehicle creation.


Scale Model - Online model car portal with thousands of more advanced sites.


Dmoz – Model Ships- The online directory area covering model ship building links.