Tutorials & Webinars

Building a Whaleboat

An in depth look at building a Beetle whale boat model from scratch from plans to display case. A tutorial in seven episodes (approx. 25 mins each).

Special Thanks to Tom Lauria for sharing this tutorial with the Guild.

Turnbuckles

Here's how to make turnbuckles for your scale models that have a bit more detail than the ones commercially available. And since you are custom building them you can make EXACTLY the size you need. No more settling for "close enough" catalog stuff.

Special Thanks to Tom Lauria for sharing this tutorial with the Guild.

Scale Finish Tips

A short video about achieving a convincing scale finish on your model's brightwork.

Special Thanks to Tom Lauria for sharing this tutorial with the Guild.

Americas Cup

Dave Curtin's presentation to the Guild on March 2, 2021 where he discusses the rich history in yacht design and sport of the Americas Cup.

Installing Copper Sheathing

Copper Sheathing.pdf

Scott Bradner details the steps he takes to apply copper sheathing.

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