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  1. Hey shipmates! Here is my next story about building one more of my mini SIBs. In this time this will famous schooner AMERICA.
  2. Hi everyones! Some time ago I bought a new material for the making of the sea for one of my current projects. I've never used this silicon, so I decided to first try it with some simple project.So, more two years ago, I made this hull for yacht, but at that time I was not satisfied with the result, so that the hull was lying in the drawer of my desk all the time. Now I have decided to slightly improve this hull and use it for this project.
  3. Hi to all!One more of my small and short projects. You can read the story of this boat HERE So, first, I made the basis of the boat's hull.
  4. Hi, shipmates! I want to offer you a story about one of my other projects. But ... I'll start my story from the very beginning In summer 2015 I promised my wife to make for her a ship in a bottle larger sizes than previously made. For to fulfill a promise - I choiced the model of the steam schooner with the glorious history and the symbolic name "LENA". History: The wind power meets the power of steam in late 1800’s . In this period of maritime history, a hybrid generation of ships appeared combining these two. They kept the glory of sail ships and added independency from wind. L
  5. Hi everyones! As I promised earlier, I'm starting the story about one more of my projects. But at first, we come back at some time ago. Several years ago I have built the boat in the 72 scale while staying on vacation. By the way, it is very convenient - you have the small kit, minimum of tools and you not lose your time on vacation. This boat was on the shelf of my bookcase since. More then year ago I had got the empty bottle of Japanese whiskey with a fairly wide neck (25 mm). And this boat could be put throuth the throat of this bottle. But I could nothing were occurred to
  6. Hello to all!Two weeks ago I started another small project in a bottle. This time it is a model of the pilot cutter Jolie Brise. This boat I like for a long time and now, finally, I "matured" for its construction. More or less suitable drawings of this boat, I never found. Found only the theoretical drawing of the hull and the general scheme of the sails. Also I found in the network a number of photos.Well, and a suitable bottle was found.A little of the history about Jolie Brise - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jolie_Brise
  7. First a bit of History... 1891 'Norsk Selskab til Skibbrudnes Redning, NSSR ("The Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue") was founded. A year later Colin Archer built the first rescue cutter.The result was a double-ender with a continuous deck. The length was 13.95 metres, beam 4.65 metres and draught 2.25 metres. Mainsail, mizzen, staysail, jib and a topsail made a total of 110 sq.metres. This prototype cost NOK 10.900,43, including beer for the workers. At the launch in late July 1893 the ship was called after its designer, Colin Archer. 'RS1 Colin Archer' proved convincing
  8. Hi to all! Another of my small projects. Once I have seen the photo of the model boat, which was interesting me. I have wrote to the author of the model and he told me that this boat is a typical for Sardinia the southern Mediterranean area Andalucia. So, I decided to build the model of this boats in a bottle.
  9. Hi to all shipmates! Let me to tell you about one more of my mini-projects. Approximately one and a half years ago, I got another interesting little perfume's bottle.
  10. This model was built during March-May 2015, but until now it is one of my favorites, so I decided to describe here the process of its building, all the more so from this model began my interest for minimalism. A bit of history: April 24, 1895 retired Captain Joshua Slocum went to circumnavigate the globe on a yacht "Spray» from Boston. After more than three years on 27 June 1898, he returned to Newport (Rhode Island), going around the globe, having more than 46 thousand miles (74 thousand km) in a single voyage. In 1900, Slocum described this journey in his book "Sailing Alone ar
  11. Hi everyone! I think some of the members of our forum have seen the process of building this model on FB or forum MSW. But perhaps someone will be interesting to see this process here too. So, some time ago my friends gave me the empty perfume flacon with a quite unusual shape. Form of this bottle interested for me, and it also dictated the choice of the future of content - a collective image of the J-class yachts. The yacht Endeavour was taken as prototype.
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