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Constellation is a working, sailing RC model of the sloop of war as she appeared in a painting done in 1856. The model is 1:36 scale. About 8 feet, bowsprit
This is a Billings Boat kit, 1:72 Scale. The St. Roch was built in 1929 as a patrol boat. In 1940 it started its mission to accomplish a complete crossing
Row boat. Experimented/ tested on 3 mechanical prototypes to refine into final model. Oars run in a flat topped elliptical pattern. Left /right are independent
Used the plans from this site to build this large version. I hope you agree they help build great models.
This is a ship that served the Confederate States of America during the civil war. I would have loved to show some of the intricate detail as far as what
This is one of the three ships Columbus used for sailing to the New World (the Nina, the Pinta and Santa Maria) in 1492 landing in what he named Hispaniola
As usual I used only stuff I had around the house...it's a Viking warship that was used for quick and brutal raids. The sail is actually a 3/8 thick piece
This is a viking small boat used for short incursions. It's made entirely of materials I found around the house and took me a week to put together. The
Hi All. My model is based on Petter Blix's 1:24 scale plans and instructions downloaded and printed to full size. As my main hobby is electronics I was
The model is a scratch built model at 1/192 scale. It is 31 inches long mounted on stained hardwood. I acquired it at a local estate sale and the children
This is a scratch build from drawings and photos from the internet. Basswood was my principle material. It is 1:120 scale and measures 20 inches. The
This was a very fun kit. I had no problems assembling until the last bit of running rigging of the yard braces. I made my own sails out of a old cotton/polyester
This is a team effort. I followed Petters 1:24 scale PT boat plans until the necessary modifications to convert it to the boat you see. All that I had
This 18th century British warship was made almost entirely of balsa wood and ice cream sticks. As usual, I used necklace crafting stuff for the cannons
I recently purchased the Atlantis model of the USS Ticonderoga. Does Revell have a model of USS Ticonderoga? Which is a superior model Atlantis or Revell
It's been a while but I built a second boat using the Cabin Cruiser plan as a base. Just like my last project (Jaws Orca), I modified the cabin and turn
This is a scratch built model of the African Queen. It is 43 inches long and has a beam of 13 inches. It is constructed from mahogany plywood and skinned
This is a 18th century British Royal Navy warship,built entirely from scratch. I had planned on 24 guns but ran out of room. I got a bit more creative
I have always been an admirer and fan of the USS Monitor and her genius designer, John Ericsson. A visit to the Monitor Center at the Mariners Museum in
I built this one the same way I built my other model ships. I just build from scratch with no plans or templates. I used to use hot glue gun like I did