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Gallery of COMPLETED Scratch-built models


Completed Scratch Models

This Gallery section is for completed scratch models only. If you have any in-progress photos please post them in your logs or other appropriate forums. In progress photos will be deleted from albums as this gallery should not be used a duplicate build log. ONLY COMPLETED MODELS PLEASE. Thank you.

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  1. Reale de France di luponero Updated

    1/60 scale model made in 2016
     

    luponero
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  2. Sadi Carnot, Dundée of Port Louis Updated

    Launched in Guillaume´s shipyard in 1895, the Sadi Carnot was one of the first dundées to have a square aft built in Palais. With a very pronounced draft, a stern with little overhang and its bottom outlined in a V, it could carry a real substantial ballast. It was a fast vessel that showed notable nautical characteristics. Its mainsail of free foot and slightly concave, it shared similitudes with the old bare chalupas.
     
    Dedicated to fishing, it had its main fishing grounds right up to l´île d‘Yeu and Rochelle, this last port frequented by the fishermen of Port-Louis that sometimes used it as a winter base. During the summer it fished sardine by bait in the rock bottom corridors of Groix and Belle-Île towards Concarneau.
     
    The Sardi Carnot ended its career and was scrapped in Port-Louis in 1912.
     
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  3. USS DOLPHIN SS 555 Updated

    The last American Diesel Powered  Submarine. Dolphin was decommissioned on 15 January 2007. She was used in testing various projects over her long career. The submarine s now a museum in San Diego CA.  Model in 1/350 by Don Meadows 




    torpedochief
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  4. Medway Longboat Updated

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  5. La Legere Updated

    French light frigate, built in 1682
     
     
     
     
     


























     
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  6. Nave Etrusca - Vessel and war Monére of the V-IV sec. B.C. - 1/30 scale Updated

    This is a model made in 2017, taken from Italian monograph, made in 1/30 scale
     
                                                      used wood:  walnut and cherry

                                                    construction details

     
                                                                       aplustre   (Ornamental aft structure)

                                                               creation of Etruscan amphorae




     
    luponero
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  7. William Underwood - Sardine Carrier - 17" LOA Updated

    The William Underwood was built in Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1941.  It was built for the Underwood Canning Co. and worked out of Jonesport Maine.  The sardine carrier was 70' LOA.
     
    This model was scratch built in 1:48 scale.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    FriedClams
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  8. Gokstadskipet - 1:72, cardstock Updated

    0Seahorse
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  9. HMS "Fly" 1763 -1:100, scratch, cardstock. Updated

    One of my cardstock models, this one designed for "Modelarstwo Okrętowe", made of cardstock and paper, all parts printed in colour, no painting. Masts and yards made of wood. The build of the model took about 4 months.












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  10. USS Olympia 1/200 cardstock Updated

    The build of this model took about 1 year. 
    It's Dewey's USS Olympia in her 1904 configuration with radio room, antennas and white-and-buff paint. 
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  11. Danish fishing vessel 1/220 from cardstock Updated

    In the 1900s with upcoming of the petrol engine, the Danish began to increase their fishing fleet in order to outrun fishermen who were underway by sail only. The fast Danish vessels suddenly appeared on the fishing grounds, took their advantage of speed and catched and delivered their fish before the others could react.
    That's why they've been nick-named "shark cutters".
    My model is nearly 95% scratch built, that's why I'm posting it here. Scale is 1/220. 



















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  12. Tserniki vessel of Mytilene Island Updated

    It's a scratch built model at 1:24 scale, of a small double ended vessel (Tserniki type) which used to be  built in Lesbos Island.
    It was used for coastal trading, often rigged with a sacoleva sail (sprit sail).
    Thanasis
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  13. Boatshop Diorama Updated

    I worked on this diorama off and on between other models. First time I've made a diorama and it was a lot of fun! I love making little details. Scale is roughly 1:16 although most things were made by rack of eye as the old-time Chesapeake Bay boat builders would say.







     


     
     
     
     
     

     
    jhearl
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  14. Leut Updated

    A fishing boat for hunting sardines at the time when there was no petroleum fire was already burning in front of the bow




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  15. Hanse Kogge from Elblag Updated

    The Cog (Kogge) was the typical one masted trade ship of the era from XII to XV centruty C.E. used by the Hanseatic League sailing in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The Elbing Cog - Koga Elblaska - was reconstructed based on archeological finds of other cogs, but mainly based on the seal of the town of Elblag.
     
    This model is based on the paper model from Maly Modelarz 9/2000 in the scale 1:100. It was my return to sail ship modelling after a decade long break. Instead of paper and card I used balsa wood to get some experience in bending planks and working with wood. Balsa is not the best material for making a model, but it is cheap and turned out pretty well. The model is not made historically accurate (for instance the rigging) but was made as a nice decoration piece.
     
    The model was finished in 2010.
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  16. Dutch 17th century workhorses Updated

    Here is a small collection of 17th century Dutch vessels. Some are for inshore use, some for coast traffic, some really crossed the seas. They all have in common that there is no showing off. They were just tools and that's how they were used. The yacht is the only exception in this row of models.
    Nevertheless they can be held responsible for most of the trading success the Dutch achieved in the 17th and 18th century.
     
    The models were made of paper and card after data I found in contemporary literature. Paper allows the model builder to build remarkably fast. These models were all made within two years (and there are more). They are all in the same scale: 1/77.

    This is a 'smalschip'. Inshorevessel, about 70 feet long

    A Galjoot (galliot) small trader

    A Hoeker, Fishing vessel for cod and haddock

    A 'buis' (buss) for catching herring

    A Kaag for transport of people.

    A 'waterschip', a fishing vessel for the 'Zuiderzee'.

    A 'wijdschip' (wide ship). Same type as the smalschip (narrow ship), but too wide to pass the Dordrecht locks, so it had to sail 'outside the dunes'.

    a small fluit, based on footage of a wreck in the Baltics at 120 meters deep.

    A whaling fluit, reconstructed after literature.

    a 'pinas', an armed trader.

    A yacht, used by officials.
    Ab Hoving
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  17. Coble of Yorkshire Updated

    The coble is a boat that during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was characteristic of the English coasts of the northeast. It was used, both in rowing and sailing, for fishing, piloting and also, sometimes, as a pleasure boat and for bargaining. It was designed to be launched and picked up with the stern facing the shore even with great waves and strong breakers, and could sail long distances in the open sea. He wore very well, and in the hands of experienced crew was very capable of surviving a gale.
     
    Its clinker hull presents a very complex and curious shape, with flat bottom and high boards, with a curved slightly thrown stem and a keel that only reaches half the length of the boat, with two two side keels that come from said half. until the stern, which has the shape of a horseshoe and inclines at an angle of 45º. The flat bottom and the aforementioned side keels facilitate their beaching on shallow sandy beaches; an advantage in the coasts where it operated, in which the wide bays and inlets offered little shelter against the stormy weather. The design contains reminiscences of Nordic influence, although for the most part it shows a Dutch origin.
     
    The local  carpenters built the cobles without the use of planes, getting a robust and resistant boats. Although the cobles had the reputation of being dangerous to sail with an inexperienced crew, in experienced hands they could move safely and quickly.
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  18. Naval Cannon - 17th Century - 1:12 scale by Doc Blake Updated












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  19. Atalanta 1775 Updated

    This is a 1:48 scale model of a Swan Class sloop.  In 1779 she captured the privateer L'Epervier .  She was then captured by  Alliance off the coast of Nova Scotia in 1781 and retaken in Boston later that year.  Laid up in 1793, she was renamed  Helena  in 1797 and sold in 1802.
     
    The primary construction wood is boxwood.  The lower hull and deck planking is holly with accents of cherry.  The only purchased items are the cannon barrels, the pump gearing and lantern lights.







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  20. Slippery Updated

    Slippery
    Hydroplane Raceboat, 1940, Scale: 1:24
    The Slippery is a 135 c.i. class hydroplane racer circa 1940. The length is 14 feet, 2 inches. The boat was designed by John L. Hacker. Plans for the Slippery were published in COMPLETE DESIGNS FOR 44 MODERN BOATS, Motorboating Ideal Series Volume 18. The model is scratch built, plank on bulkhead method using pear wood. Electro plating was done with Caswell Copy Chrome. The engine is a Gray Marine Phantom 4 racing engine. It is scratch built from boxwood, brass and styrene. The spark plugs were cast from resin.

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  21. Le Gros Ventre by Henry Drinker Updated

    18th c. French Gabarre credited with the discovery of the west coast of Australia. Utilized as a supply ship for the French navy ( hence  the name ). POF scratch built. 1700 hrs.  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     




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  22. Schifazzo Updated

    This Sicilian boat originally from the province of Trapania was mainly used for small local product transportation such as wine, salt, vegetables, fish, sulfur, and construction materials. During the XIX century and the beginning of the XX century it operated in Sicilian, Calabresas and Pugliesas coasts. Apart from cargo duties this boat was also used in fishing labors.
     
    The model reproduces a three mast schifazzo as was drawn by Fragata Capitan P.A. Hennique in his book “Les caboteurs et pêcheurs de la còte de Tunisie” published in 1888. This vessel is characterized by having a foremast located far at bow, which the sail maneuver upon a pulley situated in the outrigger, as is also singular that its lateen yard´s halyard drops towards the mast´s stern, thus complicating the change of the bulwark rail. The mainsail presented a cut of its bow end which transformed it into a bastard. The mainmast assembled in its upper end a pulley that hoisted a topsail volante to increase the surface of the rig with tail wind.
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  23. USS Guitarro Updated

    The bad luck submarine or known as "The Mare Island Mud Puppy." This 637 ClassSSN sank at the pier during building resulting in an additional 32 months of repairs. She went on to a very successful career. The model is Resin from a mold and master I made. The screw is brass and the control surfaces are cast Britannia.    



    torpedochief
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  24. Skippercraft 17" runabout 1960 Updated




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  25. Hannah Updated

    Ships with some elements of character that appeal to me



     
     
     
     
     
     
    Boxnotes
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