WILLIAM FREDERICK'S (1874) SCALE JOURNEY: A SCRATCHBUILDER'S EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENT. Antonio C. Mendez.

WILLIAM FREDERICK'S (1874) SCALE JOURNEY: A SCRATCHBUILDER'S EVOLUTIONARY DEVELOPMENT

Pierpont, NY: Pier Books, 2005. Hardcover. 266 pp; extraordinary look at the revolutionary development of a scratchbuilder culminating with the construction of a radio controlled scale model of the WILLIAM FREDERICK. Not a discussion of already publilshed construction and rigging techniques but rather a unique and personal look at how the author invented his own tools out of necessity, experimaented ways to mass produce repetitive parts and how he became a master at producing jigs that are oftern jewels in themselves. Profusely illustrated with 100's of exceptional full-color photos; highly detailed b & w photos and superbly intricate line drawings; make this a masterpice of a book. Published in full-color photo laminated boards without a dj. New. Item #71493
ISBN: 0975577204

Price: $19.97

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