A Galleon Model


Spars And Rigging. Part 1

We come now to the pleasant work of embellishing the hull with its small fittings, and raising the billowing spread of gaily painted canvas. Two anchors (A, Fig. 9) are needed. The shanks...

Spars And Rigging. Part 2

Take No. 20 brass wire, bend it so that it fits snugly in the groove of a deadeye, then carry it down in the groove of the channel and into the hole below, the deadeye being close above...

The Hull. Part 1

With a little skill and patience, even the rankest amateur can produce in miniature a magnificent Spanish galleon. The model depicted (Figs. 6 and 12) is not really intended to be any particular...

The Hull. Part 2

Sides are needed to enclose these high poop decks. Cut them from thin three-ply stock, with gun ports and windows pierced, as shown in Fig. 3. These pieces also require an ornate overlay...