Tag Archives: Fall 1998

Battleship Replica

Rob Neill of Naples, Florida began building models after retiring from his job at the local power company. He spent two years building this 15′ radio controlled replica of the Iowa class Battleship, New Jersey, using wood, WEST SYSTEM® epoxy and brass. Starting from scratch, he completed a set of plans by scaling photographs and drawings from library books, then lofted a mold from the plans. Continue reading

Fiberglass Application Tools

By Joe Parker

When two or more fiberglass laminators meet, the discussion always turns to resin application and hand wet out tools. In some respects, this is much like a political or religious debate. I thought it might be helpful to describe some of these tools, and identify (as I see it) the best tools for laminating. Continue reading