Sunday, 1 June 2014

Close ups of copies and parts taken from a original Thames skiff

If you are anything like me and need to see the finer details of construction keep looking , i will be adding photos interesting details on this early Thames Skiff ,its a 17" from Henley not sure who would of built it, if anyone knows id love to hear from you !

Its Oak Frame Elm Transome, Mahogany planks. 

My attempt at a Transome copy , thickness needs to be reduced.
Close up of the molding on the Gunnel pinnned simply to the top shear plank.
This is the simply made Transome seat, love the scrollwork and wasn't that difficult to do!

Monday, 31 March 2014

Taking inspiration from James  Tisso 

Painted at Maidenhead Bridge circa 1877 for the metal Seat's