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        "MODEL SHIP CONSTRUCTION"

100-GUN 17TH CENTURY FIRST RATE ENGLISH WARSHIP

100 Gun First Rate English Warship

Our current ship model in the making, a 100-Gun 1st Rate English Warship. All of the gold work on the model will be Genuine German 23K gold leaf , scaled 1/48, the hull is 43" long x 12" wide x 9" high mid ship. The keel, deck and frames are made out of Poplar Wood, the hull is planked in American Cherry, and Black Walnut Wood. This model when finished will be about 6' long and about 3' high. MODELS LAST UPDATE: March, 30 2011.

When the model is finished it will look something like this

Deck Details, Capstan, Cannons, and the Ships Helm

Ship Cannon Construction

CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR A LARGE VIEW.

Frame Construction:

Building Jig The Stern MIDDLE FRAME STEM OF SHIP Bow View MODEL SHIP CONSTRUCTION Bow

Planking the Frames:

40 Inches Long Planking Man Next to the Keel 12 Inches Wide 

Hull Planked in Cherry & Popular Wood:

Port Holes Cut-out  QUARTER VIEW GUN PORTS Cherry & Popular Wood 

Hull Photos:

DECK PLANKS 100 GUN ENGLISH WARSHIP BOW VIEW STERN Semi- GlossCHERRY & WALNUT WOOD GUN PORT Close-up

DECK CONSTRUCTION GUN PORT LID 300 Hours of Work  DECK DETAILS  

Deck Details:

Fore Castle Deck Captain On Board Deck View 32 LB SHIP CANNON 32 LB CANNON & CAPTAIN WOOD FIGURINE 

Carved Ship Parts Surfaced With 23Kt Genuine German Gold Leaf:

CHERRY WOOD CARVING Model Ship Parts CARVED FIGURINE 23K GOLD LEAF 23KT GOLD LEAF RING ORNAMENT Ring Ornaments

More photos will be posted through out the build.

Model Characteristics:

 (Wood types) pine, cherry, walnut, spanish cedar, ebony, popular.

All the gold work on this model will be surfaced with [ Genuine German 23K gold leaf ]

 

 

 


 

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