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How To Make Deck Rope Coils

May 13, 2018

One of the little extra details that make the deck of the model ship kit stand out are deck rope coils. Here Australian Master Modeler Leon Griffiths shows us his tips to get the job done.

Resealing Planks on the Stem of A Bluff Bow Model Ship

May 12, 2018

Resealing planks on the stem of a bluff bow model ship kit can be a nightmare. Problems can arise when second planking bluff bow ships with the need for enough space for the stem post. Here Australian Master Model Leon Griffiths show us his steps to complete the task.

How To Build Model Ship Gratings

May 11, 2018

Model Ship Gratings can pose a slight technical challenge for model ship builders. Master ship model builder Leon Griffiths provides his tips on fitting together model ship gratings.

How To Fit Model Ship Rudder Hinges

May 6, 2018

Rudder Hinges can prove a challenge even for an experienced model ship builder. Here Australian Master Ship Modeller Leon Griffiths shows us how to fit brass rudder hinges to a model ship.

How To Do Letter Etching Placement

May 4, 2018

Getting the letting etching placement just right on your model ship kit can be awkward. Here Australian Master Modeler Leon Griffiths passes on his tips to get the job done.

How To Build a Model Ship Ladder

May 1, 2018

Fitting together the wooden ladders on model ship kits can pose a challenge. Here Australian Master Modeler Leon Griffiths displays is tips on how to build a model ship ladder.

How To Tie Reef Points and Knots on Sails

April 28, 2018

Learn how to tie reef points and knots on the sails of a model ship kit. Australian Master Modeler Leon Griffiths show us how he undertakes the tricky task.

Measuring the Thickness of Rigging Cord

April 20, 2018

Measuring the thickness of rigging cord can be important to determine where it belongs on your model ship kit. Luckily getting the correct diameter measurement is very straight forward.

How To Plank A Model Ship

April 2, 2018

Planking a model ship can present a particular challenge to the modeler. Through this DVD set the Master Modeler shares many of his tips and techniques to assist and guide the modeler to make the hull planking as straight forward as possible.

HMS Supply - Australian Wooden Model Ship Kit

March 24, 2018

Modelers Central is excited to introduce the latest addition to our range of Wooden Model Ship Kits - HMS Supply. Modellers Shipyard have added this wonderful kit of the HMS Supply to their Australian Model Ship Kit colonial series.

WW1 Field Gun & Limber - Wooden Model Kit

February 4, 2018

Modelers Central is excited to introduce the latest addition to our range of wooden model kits - WW1 Field Gun & Limber.

Submarine HMAS AE1 & AE2 – Model Submarine Kit

December 21, 2017

Modelers Central is excited to introduce a Wooden Model Submarine Kit of the HMAS AE1 & AE2.

Choosing a Wooden Model Ship Kit

January 27, 2017

When choosing a wooden model ship kit there are a number of factors that need to be considered. Your overall decision on these factors will influence your selection of a particular wooden ship model kit to build.

Furphy Water Cart - Wooden Model Kit

September 4, 2016

Modelers Central is excited to introduce the latest addition to our range of wooden model kits - the Furphy Water Cart.