Yacht Design School – Lesson 5
Model Making as a Design Aid

Revised 02/26/2008 - Copyright 2008

Books To Be Read With This Lesson
    Capt. Nat Herreshoff – The Wizard of Bristol
by L. Francis Herreshoff

Tools for This Lesson
    Bandsaw or Stationary Power Jigsaw
    Table saw
    Flat Face Record Adjustable Blade Spokeshave
    Curved Face Record Adjustable Blade Spokeshave
    Stanley type 100 and 100-1/2 pattern small planes by Wood River
    (or other miniature block and hollowing planes)
    All the above available from WoodCraft. Grizzley Tools is a good source for the band saw and table saw, but you can usually find these used through local classified ad listings.
    G/Flex(tm) Epoxy by Gougeon Brothers

What You Will Receive With This Lesson
Lines of the Shilling 22
Lines of the Anacortes 32

What You Will Learn In This Lesson
Why Models are Helpful
    The Hawks Nest Model
    The Conventional Half Model
    The True Designer’s Model
(with a great many pictures of Nathanael Herreshoff's models and tools, by student Seth Colby).

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