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  1. Hello all, after the build of my Dragon, I'm starting now the blog of the build of the Tiger from 1747. The Tiger was a 60 gunner after the 1745 establisment. Last year I ordered the plans for the 60 gunners of the 1745 establishment, but learned later that all the 6 ships, build after that plan, where all a little different. So I decided to build the Tiger and that, because it was the only plan that shows also the artwork of the ship. Interessting is also, that they moved the captains cabin sometimes down to the upper deck! There was more space. http://collections.rmg.co.uk/collections.html#!csearch;searchTerm=Tiger_(1747) Here you could see the plans. Then last fall I went to Chatham to see two models of 60 gunners, the Centurion and a unspecified ship (SLR0442 SLR0472). Both ships from the 1730s, but the models are made ca. 1745/47. They will be my reference for the Tiger. And because I had build the Dragon already with frames, I decided to be lazy and build in the bulwark technique. So I started early this year with the hull and that he is. But before I started with the hull, I made the figure head. Just to see if I could do it after pause for a year. And before the questions come, with what did you do the carving, here is most of it to see. Just with hand tools. To the right you see Leo the second. And here is Leo III. From toe to crown hi is 9 cm high, in reality he was 4,5 m high Here Leo did a sit sample. The guy in the background it's me. The next steps would be to close the counter and then made the cannon ports.

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