Jump to content

Koch - Russian polar ship by IgorSky - BOTTLE - 1/1000 - Finished


Recommended Posts

I started very small project to digress a little from my other "prolonged" projects.

 

A little history from book "Koch – Russian polar ship: research and reconstruction problems": Koch – unique polar ship of pre Peters time is presented. Created by the Pomors, Koch became the only ship in the world that was adapted to sail in the ice conditions during the Epoch of Great Geographical Discoveries. Due to Koch, Russian manufactures and explorers could begin mastering of the Northern Sea Way, colonise the vast northern area, and found new settlements beyond the polar circle. Nowadays there are only written witnesses about Koch but the exact outlook and ships construction is unknown.

Based on archaeological excavations and scientific research of recent years the reconstruction program of Russian koch and preparation of the historical experiment to sail by the reconstructed ship was proposed. Realisation of this program will let Russian koch to be placed among the unique objects of World heritage such as the balsa raft «Коп-Tiki», reconstructed by Tour Heyerdal, and papyrus boat "Ra".

 

When building the model I use these drawings from the magazine "Modelist Constructor" 1973, №10

 

post-17539-0-76052200-1439384855.jpg

 

post-17539-0-63043700-1439385031_thumb.jpg

 

By the way, the second reason why I wanted to start this project was this "bottle":

 

post-17539-0-52534400-1439385274_thumb.jpg

 

post-17539-0-19377900-1439385284_thumb.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I use the traditional materials: body - light pear, pink pear, bamboo for the mast.

So I am starting with the manufacture of the deck-top part of hull and bottom underwater hull.

This technique I use when the size of the model does not allow to make for deck plating in the traditional way.

 

post-17539-0-34821300-1439386508_thumb.jpg

 

post-17539-0-13137200-1439386519_thumb.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks Mark, SOS, David and all for yours LIKEs!

 

David, all these parts are very easy to make.

The pump consists of the piece of the syringe needle of 0.6 mm diameter, the piece of wood 0,3x0,3x0,5 mm and the piece of wire diameter 0.15 mm.

Barrel made of bamboo toothpicks and the thin black thread.

 

Best Regards!

Igor.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Carl and Patrick! Thanks for LIKES!

 

Carl, yes, my trained ants have made the my order as I wanted. ))

You can look more about of this type of ships here:

https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9A%D0%BE%D1%87

http://tehno-science.ru/history-2791.html

 

Best Regards!

Igor.

 

Any chance to get a translation ... my Russian has been oxidised to nothing

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Any chance to get a translation ... my Russian has been oxidised to nothing

Hi Carl,

Please, look at here:

https://translate.google.ru/translate?hl=ru&sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fru.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2F%D0%9A%D0%BE%D1%87

https://translate.google.ru/translate?hl=ru&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Ftehno-science.ru%2Fhistory-2791.html

 

This is the translations made by the google translator.

 

Best Regards!

Igor.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

What a stunning little boat.  You seem to make them smaller all the time.  Is there a contest for who can make the smallest SIB?

 Bob

Hi Bob,

This is not the smallest of my models ))

 

Please, look at these galeries of the miniSiBs:

sml_gallery_17539_1175_82468.jpg

 

sml_gallery_17539_1178_6371.jpg

 

But my wife does not like too small models of SiB ))

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...