Sequel to the book "Model Ships From Scratch" by the same author, this volume contains instructions on building model ships from scratch using advanced techniques. It is aimed at both beginner and amateur modelmakers.
The projects include: a Trafalgar ship; Gloucester schooners and other American craft; Alabama III; steamers and paddle steamers; a "C" class destroyer; famous flagships (Drake's "Golden Hind" and Columbus's "Santa Maria"); new and old sailing trawlers; and barges. The book also contains instructions on how to put ships in bottles. There are detailed drawings and photographs of the completed models, plus close-ups of deck detailing and fittings, rigging and sail making, systems of hull building and mounting of models.