How to make model ships made of precious wood
• How to make model ships made of precious wood
The island of Madagascar, famous not only for lemurs and baobabs. The island has a unique workshop where they make museum quality model ships, pink, and red wood.
Any layouts, the historical sailing ships to modern cruise liners. All the work is manual, detailing a wholly-owned layouts.
Different size, from small boat length of 20 cm, before the Spanish galleons larger than two meters.
Start of construction. In fact - a small shipyard.
Polishing the housings must be perfect. On some models applied up to 8 layers of lacquer.
The harsh "true"!
All the cutting and fitting of parts produced by hand. Laptop? - No, not heard
Curves for housing.
The size! Unfortunately he can not swim, but if the studio to pose the problem, the model will float. This model is going to one of the clubs in England.
fitting parts. In the studio stands a magnificent scent of rosewood!
Here do all the small things. Guns, Bochica, bollards.
Detailing - delivers
Further, these "blank" be directed to grow into sails.
Sail sew by hand, on the patterns. Material, cotton, linen, canvas.
Rigging Sail Yacht. All nodes are knitted by hand. Ropes - only natural!
Almost finished model.
In the studio doing a lot of very high-quality souvenirs on the marine theme.
Final assembly and finishing of the layout.
Final assembly layouts.
In order to attach the sail, you need to make a bunch of small "figovinok". Bolkiah, stretching and so on. Here is this guy doing. Oppression, ludit, solder.
Fasteners sails, troublesome, they (the sails) a lot and it is important not to confuse any where.
The assembly of some models, finishing immediately "after the sails", packed and shipped to customers. But, there are models of modern ships - about them below.
Orders in the studio is different, not only historical sailboats, but also modern ships that require painting, polishing and finishing.
All products are made of rosewood.
This is very hard and dense, perfectly polishes the wood used to make furniture for small expensive facilities such as humidors, as well as in the manufacture of musical instruments. Since the relatively high price of this rare wood allows you to apply it in the form of whole pieces, are commonly used veneer and intarsia.
When exporting a ship from Madagascar, you must obtain a special permit for the export of valuable trees and to pay the tax. Without this paper, the chance to bring the model are zero.
The assembly and painting the boat.
Try to take the brush and draw a smooth ring around the pencil
Factory. Each Comoros - making part of the model.
A small "showroom".
It's like a child put into the chocolate room and prohibit eating chocolate
And then I suddenly realized. I need all at once!
And this. And then here's this, too!
Of course, I could not refrain from buying
The model I drove 15 hours on his knees. could not be put into the luggage.
Bounty. about 80 cm. He was flying in luggage in a huge box.