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Caring for Ship Models: A Narrative of Thought and Application by Rob Napier

Rob Napier is back with an excellent book on his life's work that is both a revealing look into his professional career and also a treatise on how to care for your models to last for generations. Caring for Ship Models is delivered in four parts: Part One, a prologue, introduces Rob and his involvement with ship modeling. Part Two offers perspectives on various aspects and philosophies of the ship modeling experience. Part Three focuses on physical processes Rob has used during his career. Part Four reviews what might be called case studies that examine influential and interesting projects.

This book is one you will absolutely want in your collection and will be a valuable reference for years to come.

We are currently putting the finishing touches on it and should have it to the printer soon. As with many industries, there is a backlog in printing thanks to lingering supply chain and Covid issues, but we hope to have this available in the fall ahead of the holidays.