Monday, 19 March 2012

Paper Shipwright April 2012

Model Show apologies

I do apologise that I was not able to be at the ModelKraft show in Milton Keynes earlier this year, but the snow made travel impossible for me.

Upcoming Model Show

The 24th Internationales Karton-Modellbau-Treffen takes place at the Deutschen Schiffahrtsmuseum, Bremerhaven, Germany from 27th to 29th April. I will be exhibiting a selection of my models there and offering a limited range of kits for sale. I can also take orders for later delivery. If anyone would like to buy a specific model from me there, then please send me an email and I will try to bring it with me.

New models

Printed models - I will be announcing a number of new models at the Bremerhaven model show, they will then be available to order from my website - watch for details. There is a Titanic theme to one of the models!

Download models - available now

1. Jeffrey's Hook lighthouse - better known as the Little Red Lighthouse after it appeared in a children's book, this is a small redundant lighthouse in New York City

2. Airship mooring mast - one of three built in 1925 for the successful "Norge" airship expedition to the North Pole

David Hathaway

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Upcoming Model Show

For UK-based modellers: I will be showing some of my models at the upcoming ModelKraft 2012 exhibition on Sunday 5th February in Milton Keynes. More information on the venue and times can be found here:

Ask for the "UK Card Modellers Club", we will be in the main hall. Hope to see you there.

David Hathaway

Monday, 14 November 2011

Paper Shipwright November 2011 Update

The new Paper Shipwright website is live!

I am pleased to announce that the new Paper Shipwright website is live. The site has been re-built from the ground up and now includes a built-in online shop. The look and feel has been changed significantly and should make both navigation round the site easier. Any feedback will be gratefully received - as will being told of any remaining issues.

New Models Available

I have been waiting until the new site is live before making announcements about new models. Some have been listed on my old site for a while but others are genuinely new releases. All are available from my new web site/online shop.

Note that on the new website free download models must be added to the cart just like printed models. Simply follow the check-out process and you will be sent a link you can click on to get the free models. You do not need to order a printed model if you only want one of the free ones.

New Printed Models

1. Monitor Skjold - Swedish coastal defense monitor
2. MT Sarnia Cherie - small modern coastal tanker. An add-on kit is available for purchase separately to allow her sister-ship, Sarnia Liberty, to be built
3. Mumbles Lighthouse - shows the current appearance of this historic Welsh lighthouse
4. Europa Point Lighthouse - positioned on the southern tip of Gibraltar
5. Peninnis Lighthouse - small lighthouse on St Mary's in the Scilly Isles

Free Download Models

1. Pakefield Lighthouse - small redundant lighthouse in Suffolk, now used as a Coastwatch station.

David Hathaway

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Paper Shipwright September 2011 Update

New Website Coming!

I am in the final stages of developing a new Paper Shipwright website. It should be up and available in the next week or so so keep an eye out for further announcements.

The new website will have a new look & feel, as well as incorporating a better on-line shop. I will also be taking the opportunity to release a couple of new models.

David Hathaway

Sunday, 30 January 2011

Paper Shipwright January Update

New models

I am pleased to announce a new model - of the tug/Ship Docking Module "Salvador Dali". The tug was launched in 2005 and is based in Barcelona. The model comes on two A4 sheets and is about 11cm long when finshed. It allows either Salvador Dali or her sister-ship Ramon Casa to be modelled.


I will be visiting and exhibiting at the Modelkraft 2010 show run by Milton Keynes Scale Model Club next Sunday 6th February and I would be pleased to see any of you there. Note the stand will be listed under the "UK Card Modellers Club".

David Hathaway
Paper Shipwright

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Paper Shipwright December 2010 Update

Email difficulties

First let me apologise if you have been trying to send me an email from the "contact" page on either my website or my shop page. There was a technical issue that meant emails were not getting through to me and this has now been resolved - so if you have tried to send me an email in the last few weeks, please send it again in case I missed it.

New models

No new models to announce - but there should be more more news in a couple of weeks.


I will be visiting and exhibiting at the Modelkraft 2010 show run by Milton Keynes Scale Model Club on Sunday 6th February. I would be pleased to see any of you there. Note the stand will be listed under the "UK Card Modellers Club".

And let me thank you all for your interest in my models and any orders you placed over the last year - and wish you a Happy New Year for 2011.

David Hathaway
Paper Shipwright

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Paper Shipwright October 2010 Update

Thank you for signing up to receive Paper Shipwright Updates.

The intention of these updates is to provide information about new models, changes to the Paper Shipwright web-site and also to give details of any model shows I will be attending.

New Ship Models

No new models to announce at the moment but coming soon - SDM Salvador Dali, MT Vedrey Tora, monitor Skjold - watch out for more information soon.

New Lighthouse Models

New models - Godrevy Lighthouse, Cornwall. Coming soon will be models of Anvil Head and Peninnis lighthouses, as well as a re-worked Mumbles lighthouse model.

Up-coming Model shows

I will be exhibiting at a special one-day exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood on Sunday 14th November. This has kindly been arranged to support the museum's current exhibition "Cut it, Fold it: Build it with Paper", celebrating the recently donated collection of card models from Bob Freidus and featuring made-up examples by UK card modeller Mike Stamper.

More details on the museum, the exhibition and how to get there at :

Thank you for your interest in my models - watch out for further monthly or bi-monthly updates.

David Hathaway

Paper Shipwright