Posted By admin on September 15, 2009
This model boat is build by Tuanie Ismail from Moratuwa, Sri Lanka .
This one tenth scale model of an ancient Galleon (wreak) was made for the Dutch Maritime Museum In Galle Sri Lanka .
That famous merchant ship Avondster sank off the southern coast in the 17th century.
As you can see, making such model boats is an extremely intricate process. Model makers need to have the patience of a poker.dk player, combined with the dexterity of pianist, in order to put together these beautiful boats.
Being based on a real historic vessel, there is also a great deal of accuracy required within the construction. To create models such as the one pictured below requires a great degree of knowledge and skill.
The whole story of his work can be read here .
And the whole building process can be seen here on YouTube.
And the cross section is made separately for educational purposes .