You did it! You built a model ship, maybe even with your son or grandson, and it is magnificent. It is definitely worthy of display on the mantle or a table of its own so it can be easily admired. It will surely be a great conversation piece. But you don’t want too much handling or accummulating dust to ruin hours of detailed work. A quick internet search reveals the hundreds of dollars a nice, glass display case will cost.
We have the answer! You built your ship, why not build your own display case. We can show you how in an easy step-by-step guide!
Wes Marden's eBook "Build Your Own Model Ship Case" will walk you step by step to build your own model display case. His book was discussed in Model Ship World as “pretty clever” & “handy” when constructing a wood & glass display case for a tall model sailing ships.
I followed your instructions and found them quite easy to follow.
Bill F. : Perth, West Australia
I learned much thanks to your book.
Benedict F. : Pasadena, MD
Pretty clever using the base as a jig for the internal frame.
I'm a firm believer in quality and your book provided it.
Kim S. : Wheatridge, CO
Teaching Kids Self Reliance and How to Create a Fun Toy, On Their Own, Out of Seemingly Nothing!
Need a fun activity to keep the grandkids busy? This little project can quickly become a family tradition, and you likely already have everything you need. Just a few walnuts, some toothpicks, a little glue and some paper. It will be a hit.