Ship Model Novelties


A Novel Ship Model Plaque

Another ship model novelty consists of a miniature whittled ship sailing in a realistic setting of sea and sky and so mounted that it can be placed on a mantel or hung on the wall. Made in the...

A Ship-In-A-Bottle. Part 1

Sooner or later every model maker feels that he would like to tackle the most popular and mysterious of ship model novelties - a ship-in-a-bottle. To the uninitiated, the task of placing a tiny rigged...

A Ship-In-A-Bottle. Part 2

The easiest and neatest way to set up the rigging is to bore holes through the hull into the opening beneath as shown in Fig. 2. Thread a No. 9 needle with the heavy thread and start by pegging...

Making A Mysterious Stopper

To make your ship-in-a-bottle model even more mysterious, you can cap the open mouth of the bottle with a novel unremovable stopper. It consists of a wooden plug having a wooden pin passing through...

Mounting A Ship-In-A-Bottle Model

The ship-in-a-bottle model can be mounted in an ordinary cradle, or the special mounting shown in Fig. 7 can be made. It has the advantage of furnishing a secure support without preventing the bottle...