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A shantyboat is a small crude (also called a flatboat, broadhorn, barge, scow, or ark). There is a long forgotten history in America of people living in homemade shantyboats, a reasonable and cost-free solution for displaced people in rural areas and workers in urban areas.

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13 responses

  1. Splendid job, Gökhan!

  2. Very nice, would love to have a vacation home like that!

  3. Nice. A refuge from outside pressure. I like the way you made the water look . a slightly acidified look that back waters tend to do. Great job.

  4. Agree on the previous comment, Gökhan @gokhan_arican
    This diorama and especially the water looks perfect.

  5. Great looking diorama and unique subject matter.
    I am enjoying seeing these scratch built models of yours.

  6. Fabulous work- very realistic. Great diorama

  7. That is so cool, and so well done! 😎 👍
    All it needs is a big ol' rat somewhere! 😄

  8. Everything about this just looks really really nice. The detail in all areas is superb.

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