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Battleship Warspite

I scratch built this a few years ago,but recently spent some time improving it a bit.The hull is carved from a block of Canadian pine,the rest is pine too.Just under 3000 pieces of wood to get it looking like this. scale

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  1. My first thought was ”are you kidding me”. A ship of this complexity scratchbuilt in wood? Hats off to your skill and commitment, sir 🙂 I love it.

  2. A scratch built battleship!
    Hat off!

  3. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Derek … that there is some very good eye popping wood work.
    Very clean work … great work.

  4. This one is amaizing too!
    Where do you hold your skills with wood from?
    Did your work have something To do with wood?
    Just curious...
    Cheers Derek and congrats!

  5. Hi Derek,
    A pleasure to look at this well known battleship. Interesting to see the little deck house at the end of the ship. Regards, Dirk

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