This vintage volume is a complete and novice-friendly guide to making novel model boats and ships. Written in clear, simple language and profusely illustrated, this book is perfect for the model builder looking for new and interesting projects. Contents include: “Tools and Materials”, “Hulls”, “A Catboat”, “A Thermostatic Boat”, “A Model Power Submarine which dives and comes up again”, “A South Sea Island Outrigger Canoe”, “A Tension Motor Speedboat”, “A Simple Ferryboat”, “A Lee-Board Sailing Boat”, “A Plank-section Sailing-Ship”, “A Hydro Glider”, “An Outbound Motor-Boat”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on building models.