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  1. Hi, To begin: This vessel is a fictional ship from a popular video game that I have never played (Assassin's Creed Black Flag). This build is not a scale build and is just a fun project that I was inspired and interested to undertake. I started this project January 3, 2016 and I am nearing the final stages so I thought it would be a good time to share the progress. Apologies for any grammar/spelling errors/ignorance on my behalf, I'm an Engineer not an English major Alright, some quick background info and introduction. I am a Saskatchewan farm boy, currently in my 3rd year of Civil
  2. A friend asked me to make a SIB of a boat that is owned by one of their friends. The boat is a Colvic Watson 28 ft as shown in Figs 1 and 2. Figure 1: The drawings Figure 2: the actual boat I had a few other photos to work from as well. I drew up some plans, shown in figure 3. Figure 3: Working plans The hull block was made and shaping started, shown in Figs 4 & 5 Figure 4: Hull block Figure 5: Shaping Started Figure 6: Basic outline. The hull is split just off centre to port and has an upper, mid (from styren
  3. Hi All, I attended the EASIB bi-annual convention last weekend, and had a thoroughly good time chatting with other members, seeing their SIBS and the evening meal for the presentations. It was held in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk on the East Coast of England. It also coincided with the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival. The quayside had a selection of nautical themed exhibits, historical re-enactment by the local ‘militia’ demonstrating muskets etc, folk singers/groups singing sea shanties, and a few vessels to go aboard and look round, one of which was the Lydia Eva. The large he
  4. Hello guys, I just joined the forums today and would like to share my sib build. Now please hold back any rude and unnecessary comments, this is my very first ship in a bottle build. I am a novice wood carver, I first started carving faces in trees about 8 years ago. From what I seen so far from sib builders is that their level of detail and craftsman"ship" far exceeds the skills needed to carve faces in trees. I would love to be a part of this group. I took some pictures of my project so far and I came across a hiccup. I would like to shape the ship to represent a real ship. With faces
  5. With the build process complete I have dis-assembled Thermopylae and doing a preliminary fit of her inside the bottle before I add the transparent ocean to the bottle February 17, 2017 Thermopylae and her newly poured ocean inside the bottle.
  6. Inspired by the great novel Moby - Dick by author Herman Melville the New England whaling ship Essex was sunk by a giant whale in 1820. Visit my completed diorama in the Build Logs.
  7. In the ship yard I am presently working on a ship in bottle diorama. A replica of the Nantucket Whaler.....Essex. I've decided to recreate a scene from the movie In The Heart of The Sea. The real story of the Essex wrecked by a sperm whale in 1820.
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