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Originally posted on Ages of Sail:
Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company, built in Amsterdam in 1628. She was a type of ship known as a “Retourship” . These were well armed and heavily manned ships…
Looks like a nice set of tools for ship modelers.
Those of you who want to add some nice details to your model without going out and buying specialty shaped strips of wood or brass should take a look at these two tool sets from Artesania Latina.
Micro Shapers are scrapers, each with 15 to 16 pre-cut specialty bead molding shapes. There are two sets available, and each set contains 3 different shapers, you just have to cut them loose from the sheet.
To use them, you simply scrape lightly against the appropriate sized strip wood. This is how to add fine detailed elegance to your ship model.
Artesania Latina has even created a nice little Youtube video, illustrating how to use them.
We carry each of these sets for $12.99, plus tax and shipping. Check them out, along with the whole range of Artesania Latina’s specialty ship modeling tools here at…
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Check out the latest ship models added to our club’s model gallery. Click on the menu above or click here. The newest additions include the Civil War timberclad river gunboat USS Peosta, an RC model built by Paul Reck and Tom Shea, A large scale sailing skiff model by Paul Reck, an Edo period Japanese cargo riverboat by Clare Hess, and a card model of a medieval cog, c.1380. Ω