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Thu, Mar 1, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Added Feb 20 2018

Enjoy drinks and hors doeuvresas master modeler Rob Napiershares his insight into modelshipbuilding - then you be thejudge!

Guest Speaker - Rob Napier

Join us as professional modeler Rob Napier shares his insight into theintricate and exquisite art of model ships. Drawing on his experienceas both competition winner and judge, Mr. Napier will show you where and how to look at the tiny details and craftsmanship on display.In his over 40-year career, Mr. Napier has worked to repair andconserve models including at the USS Constitution Museum, wherehe is restoring a 140-year-old model of Old Ironsides. He bases hisown original models on extensive research combing through recordsto create his plans. Mr. Napiers maritime experience spans beyondminiature ships to yacht racing, boat building, commercial fishing, andUS Navy service. As Mr. Napier describes what he looks for in a modelship, turn to your own eye to the Masters of Miniature Model ShipShow and vote for your favorite.

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