Professional Ship Model Builders

Suite 2114, PO Box 149020
Coral Gables, FL 33114-9020
Tel: 877-779-0114
Fax: 305-675-3110Link:
Ship Models, Half Hulls , Custom Models and Display Cases since 1989.

Adams' Scale Woodworks
3811 N. Michigan Ave.
Portland, OR 97227-1148
Tel: 503-280-0982
Fax: 503-281-8440E-mail:
All types of ships.

David Antscherl
Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
Tel: 289-690-7751  Link:
Professional commissioned ship models, conservation and restoration work since 2002.

Altice, Bill
9706 Dermotte Court
Richmond, VA 23237
Tel: 804 748 4880E-mail:
Restoration, repair and cleaning all types display models 30 years experience scratch building sail and modern vessels.

American Marine Model Gallery, Inc
R. Michael Wall, Director
12 Derby Square
Salem, MA 01970
Tel: 978-745-5777
Fax: 978-745-5778Link:
Since 1975, Devoted to the Fine Art of Ship Models. One-of-a-kind models by the world's leading Marine Model Artists. Services include: Collection Management, Consultations, Custom Models, Conservation/Restoration, Appraisals, Custom Display Units, and Lighting.

Bauer, Richard L. (Dick)
153 Oak Island Drive
Midway, GA 31320
Tel: (912) 884-3758E-mail:
Preferences are scratch built middle 18th and 19th century square rigged Merchant ships and Whaling vessels. Will also accept commissions to build sloops and schooners.

Bell, Craig C.
689 Woodlands Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Ship Model Craftsman. Range of Shipbuilding includes Naval Warships, Paddle Steamers, all types of vessels. Professional results. 

BlueJacket Shipcrafters, Inc.
160 East Main Street
Searsport, ME 04974
Tel: 800-448-5567
Fax: 207-548-9974Link:
The oldest modeling company in US (since 1905) dealing in everything pertaining to fine scale ship models.

Candiliere, Dave P.
1449 Norwich Ave.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-3531
Tel: 805-495-4498No fax or email available. Ship model repairs and restoration. Will accept commissions. Tugs a specialty.

Ceuneau Marine Co., Ltd.
Jean-Michel Mamet
Route Royale, Pointe-aux Canonniers
Grand Baie
Tel: 263 7849Prestige Range:-hand made scratchbuilt models
Heirloom range:-handmade models (100 models)
Half hulls framed (all America's cup models available)
Custom made sailing yachts ( fibre glass).

Charbonneau, Gilbert J.
982 Cross Point Road
Edgecomb, ME 04556
Tel: 207-882-4246E-mail:
Custom Ships in a Bottle. Specializing in building and repair of ships in bottles.
Website includes: A short history of ships in bottles, Ships And Plans, Comissioning a Ship in a Bottle, Ordering the "How To Video", Ordering The Video Catalog, FAQ. 

Chatham Ship Models
David Murdoch
Cape Cod, MA
Tel: 508-237-2564Link:
Professional restoration, cleaning and repairs of any models. Museum quality work at reasonable prices. Scratch built commissions accepted.

Chesapeake Bay Model Boats
Don Willey
112 Ridgefield Drive
Fruitland, MD 21826
Tel: 401-546-3422Chesapeake Bay workboats, finished, sail and powered.

Eddy, Robert H. & Associates
Professional model yacht builders.

Erdem, Ugur & Caner
Specializes in modeling Turkish traditional boats, power boats and ISAF one meter class radio controlled sail.

Fine Arts Models
P.O. Box 225
Birmingham, MS 48012
Tel: 810-288-5155
Fax: 810-288-4412Link:
Manufacturer (Foreign locations) of large scale warships. Also trains, vehicles & planes.

Fryant, John L.
7672 Crystal Cove Pointe
Maineville, OH 45039-7008
Accepts commissions for riverboat and tugboat models only.

Fuglestad, Jeffery
PO Box 217
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
Restoration and repair of all types of ship models. Pre-1945 pond models are one specialty, including custom brass fittings. Scratch built commissions accepted. Customers include individuals, museums, and corporations. References upon request.

Ghazarian, Gabriel
6133 Spring Isles Blvd.
Lake Worth, FL 33463
High quality ship models for the serious collector. Restorations, Display cases, Fine art, etc.

Gordon, Steve J.
40 Dierdre Drive
Rochester, NY 14617
Tel: 716-544-4528
Fax: 716-544-4528Iron Shipwright. Custom Finished Model Ships, Aircraft, Armor, Figures, Restorations, Appraisals.

Guinta, Ray, Model Ships by
Ray Gunita
PO Box 74
Leonia, NJ 07605
Tel: 201-461-5729Link:

Half Hull Classics
Scott Chambers
9214 15th Avenue Northwest
Seattle, WA 98117
Tel: 206-789-3713Half Hulls.

Historic Ship Models
Jarod Matwiy
69 Moore Ave
Winnipeg, Canada R3B 1Y6
Tel: 204-222-3823
Historic ship (and other) models custom made for museums, collectors and interior designers.  Award winning builder Jarod Matwiy has 20 years experience building models for clients, and a background in CAD, electrical, and mechanical engineering.

Into, John
Small workboats, mahogany runabouts, Outer Banks sportfishers and small ships.

Jones Mountain Tug Works
Robert E. Jones
W 5901 Eggert Drive
Irma, WI 54442
Tel: 715-536-3378
Award winning model builder, specializing in ships and tug boats.

Lauria, Thomas J.
76 Winter Street
Yamouthport, MA 02675
Tel: 508--36-2-03
Fax: 508-362-24Link:
Commission, Historic ships and boats. Restorations and Repairs. Visit the web site for more info. and lots of photos. And check out the "On the Workbench" section.

Maritime Replicas International Inc.
6430 Girvin Drive
Oakland, CA 94611
Tel: 510-336-0313Link:
20th Century ship brass.

Meyer, Martin
5821 N. Navarre
Chicago, IL 60631
Tel: 773-631-7668E-mail:
Repairs, restorations, and commission work, specializing in sailing ships, especially ships of war from 1600- 1850. Also does steel ships, both naval and commercial.

Doug Lord
734 N. Irma Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803
Tel: 407 423-2427
Fax: 407-894-2431Link:
Builders of 55" F3 hydrofoiler and 68" Flyer3 trimarans and Licensed 65" AmericaOne and 50" Sport 50 Radio Controlled Model Sailboats.

Napier, Rob
62 Marlboro Street
Newburyport, MA 01950-3134
U.S.A.Commissioned full- and half-hull ship model building, repair, restoration, conservation, and consultation for single models and collections at home studio and on site. Serving individuals, corporations, and institutions full-time for over 25 years.

Nausica tugboat.MNY Model Marine Products

Passaro, Chuck
Rutherford, New Jersey USA
Tel: 212-629-1102
Commissioned full- and half-hull ship model building, repair, restoration, conservation, and consultation for single models. Serving individuals, corporations, and institutions full-time for over 25 years. 100% true to the lines of the actual vessel.  Ship model kit development and plans drafting service.

PDQ Modelcraft
9 rue de la Promenade
Pincourt, Quebec
Canada J7V 9B5
Tel: 514-425 1749
Fax: 514-425-1749Link:
PDQ Modelcraft/Model Masters can construct models of all types of Ships, Yachts and other Marine Watercraft. Our models are of museum quality and constructed mainly of jeweler quality brass. Most hulls are constructed of fiberglass-reinforced plastic and are 100% true to the lines of the actual vessel.

Piel Craftsmen
3 1/2 Center Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
Tel: 978-462-7012Link:

Preckel, Jean
RT. 7, Box 179, Shaffer Lane
Morgantown, WV 26505
Tel: 304-594-2765Chesapeake Bay workboats, finished, sail and powered.

Raven Arts
Specializing in custom models of all kinds. Any vessel, and scale, any era from full scratch builds to kit enhanced. Full restoration and repair services for all model types. Top quality display cases custom make to order. More than 40 years experience. Built in USA, shipped worldwide.

Replicas by Tyson
P.O. Box 159
Covington, OH 45318-0519
Tel: 937-473-5726Including steel ships.

Rex Stewart Originals
PO Box 503
Southbridge, MA 01550
Tel: 518-366-5512Link:
Original one-of-a-kind period ships, steamboats and fine scale models. Wide range of maritime collectibles. Services include: Custom Models, Dioramas, Display Cases, Shadowboxes and Restoration.

Richmond, Dean T.
22 Woodruff Court
Huntington, NY 11743
Tel: 516-271-5887Professional Model Maker. Specialty - Custom Yacht Models, sail and power, restorations and repair of same.

Ron's Big Ships
Ron Peterson, Proprietor
619 Virginia Ave.
Rochester, PA 15074
U.S.A.Museum quality models. Specialty includes large scale, up to 20ft if needed. Prefers military, commercial, and especially, the great ocean liners.

Ross, Al, II
136 West Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
Tel: 207-942-6671
Fax: 207-942-6671

SD Model Makers

1778 Callisia Court

Carlsbad, CA 92011

Tel- (760) 525-4341

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Museum quality replica models – Naval Warships, US Coast Guard, Tall Ships, Ocean Liners and desktop replicas of recreational power and sailboats. Full and half hull models, plus display cases.

Sea Martin Boat Works
Christopher F.S. Martin
726 Lincoln Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
Tel: 651-224-2584Builder, conservator, collector. Crude pond sailers to elaborate cabin cruisers, steam ships and sailing vessels.

Softley & Page Silversmiths
Specializing in silver nautical models of historic and modern boats and sailing vessels.

Sullivan, Timothy M., Model Yachts
39 Onamor Dr.
W. Newfield, ME 04095
Tel: 207.793.4235Link:
Builder of custom handcrafted model yachts, from pond boat to museum quality.

Vacata, Pavel
5834 Dalgliesh Drive
Regina, Saskatchewan
Canada S4X 4M6
Tel: 306-545-6058
Fax: 306-545-6058All Ships, Built or Repaired, Insurance Estimates.

Van Husen, Keith
23241 McAlister
Southfield, MI 48034
Tel: 248-355-9402E-mail:
New builds welcome, any historic watercraft. Will restore and repair also. Cardboard models a specialty, will work with all materials.

Wilhite, Frank
Tel: 909-865-1238Model commissions, restoration & repairs.

Willis Jr., George
534 Leadmine Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
Tel: 508-335-8152Model shipwright with 30 years experience. Medalist Mariner's Museum 1995 and 2000. Restoration, cleaning, repairs and commissions accepted. Also have 20 ships and/or boats in display cases available for corporate or institutional leasing.

Windship Studios
Randle M. Biddle
28726 North Coal Mountain Court
Valencia, CA 91354
Tel: 661-645-5742E-mail:
Commissions, repairs, restorations. Consulting, writing & editing in maritime history.

Wye River Models
P.O. Box 47
Queenstown, MD 21658
Tel: 410-827-6091Chesapeake Bay workboats, finished, sail and powered.

Young, Richard