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About Us
     
 The Guild is open to all who wish to learn about and further the art of crafting scale ship models.
 All enthusiasts from all walks of life are both welcome and encouraged to join.
Who We Are Join Us!
We're scale ship model crafters... we range in age from under 18 to over 90... we're from all walks of life... we have Members with decades of expertise and those just starting their first build... we are a member of The Nautical Research Guild... we are affiliated with the Maritime Museum of San Diego...

√ You have the interest
√ You might have the time
√ You found us
√ Join!

Send in your application today!
What We Do
We work mostly in wood but also craft in resin, plastic, card... we build from kits... we build from scratch... we craft a variety of forms: full models, half hulls, dioramas, shadow boxes and more... we're an active guild: we hold monthly meetings aboard the steam ferry BERKELEY on San Diego's Embarcadero... we have a subgroup of Members that also meet monthly and work on a common model... we man the Museum Model Shop on board the BERKELEY... we annually man a working exhibition at the San Diego County Fair and participate in the Design in Wood competition... we do outreach presentations to area schools... we participate in the annual Festival Of The Sea... we have regular presentations on technique and craftsmanship...