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Mendez, Antonio C.

ISBN 10: 0975577204 / ISBN 13: 9780975577202
Published by Pier Books, Pierpont, NY, 2005
New Condition: New Hardcover
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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. Bookseller Inventory # 71493

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Publisher: Pier Books, Pierpont, NY

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Full color, laminated, hardcover binding, 274 pages, 30 color photos with 739 additional photos and diagrams. This book will be a delight for all modelers regardless of skill. Along with detailed explanations of building "Freddy", Antonio shows in depth his amazing ability to fashion tools and jigs from materials found around the home or workshop. His genius will be a treat for everyone who has ever asked."how do I make that?"

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