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The making of an early 17th century ship lantern 

 

writing English texts is not my best side.

I hope that the photographs and the drawings are sufficient.

 

 

 

Here's the method of how I made my lantern for my Wasa Billing Boats.

A lantern of this type is also found on the Batavia replica.

 

 

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I have attached a pdf with a drawing

Dimensions are in mm (1 millimeter = 0.0393700787 inches)

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(Extra small details in plastic strip are applied on the lantern)

Painting is gold and gun metal)

 

 

The base came from lantern From Billing Boats

 

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eight volunteers from the 1/72 parts box

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ready

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Each question will be answered as good as possible

 

Groetjes

 

Greetings

 

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  • 3 weeks later...

Extremely well done. Looks great. Thank you for sharing.  I had done glass like this and scoured the lines representing the lead squares. After scouring the lines I coloured the pane with a black whiteboard marker and then simply wiped it off, Leaving the black ink to settle in the scour marks. Have you used this approach before?

Beautiful workmanship. 

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Thanks for the positive comments.

 

Have you used this approach before?

 

Scott,

 

No. This was my very first lantern on my first ship.

It is made in plastic because I have most experience with this material from my military modeling

 

But I remember this advice when I make a lantern for my Golden Hind.

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