Research, Tools and Techniques


 

Research

      Obsessing About Rope – research into the types of ropes used on large sailing ships - article for the USSCMG Broadside, April 2020

      Spare Spars – research into the spare spars that would have been carried by large sailing ships - article for the USSCMG Broadside – March 2021

Tools

      Repeatable Cut-Off Saw - presented at USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild April 2, 2013 (pdf file)

      Repeatable Cut-Off Saw - article for the USSCMG Broadside, May 2013 (pdf file)

      Rope Machine - presented at USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild on August 5, 2014.  (pdf file)

      Hacking a Byrnes Table Saw – various hacks for the Byrnes table saw

      Hacking a Sherline Lathe – various hacks for a Sherline lathe

      Hacking a Sherline Milling Machine - – various hacks for a Sherline mini milling machine

 

Techniques

 

      Making small gratings - presented at Northeast Joint Clubs Ship Model Conference and Show. April 28, 2012 (pdf file)

      Making curved gratings - presented at USS Constitution Model Shipwright Guild (pdf file)

      Coppering – Coppering the hull of a sailing ship  - article for the USSCMG Broadside, December 2020