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.
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Planking the Frames:
Hull Planked in Cherry & Popular Wood:
Carved Ship Parts Surfaced With 23Kt Genuine German Gold Leaf: