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A book that explains various tools and techniques necessary for successfully building models with brass, now in its second edition with a new chapter on shipbuilding. Whether substituting for an existing plastic model kit part or assembly, making a master pattern for casting, or creating a complete scratch-built model, the range of brass fabrication methods and tools used are explained. Readers are exposed to techniques for cutting, forming, fabricating, soldering, and final finishing of commercially available brass stock. Specific chapters focus on the use of various processes and chemicals to assist readers in the creation of very detailed brass models. World master model builder Ken Foran has created a book that modelers of all skill levels will find to be an absorbing and valuable resource for successfully building with brass.
|Publisher:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.|
|Edition description:||2nd Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Ken Foran lives in Morro Bay, California, and has a BFA in industrial design. Like many, he built model kits as a youth, and as his skills and desire to go beyond the basic kits evolved, he started scratch-building with brass as a substitute material for plastic.