Scratch Built Model Ships | Model Boats From Scratch
A completely scratch built model of a modern stern trawler, it took nearly 2 years to build. Overall length 48ins, beam 10.5ins. This along with several other models was purchased by the museum at Child Beale.
This photo shows a working version of a waterline model I had previously made. Both models were made from card, in this model the card is overlaid 0.8mm ply on the hull for strength, with the stern and bow are made from balsa to allow correct shaping. Whilst all the deck detail and superstructure is completely made from card.
This is the second model I built, the first model being totally scratch built in wood. This one has a pre-formed hull.
Completely scratch built model with twin motors and full working lights, it took approximately one year to complete. Overall length 38 ins, beam 9ins.
Completely scratch built model of a twin hatch coaster, it took around 8 months to complete. Overall length 43.5 ins, Beam 7 ins.
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