Ella skiff – drawings for making a model of the stitch and glue 12ft skiff

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”]

skiff-model-making-package

Panels for model-making

lines-and-internals

Ella dinghy, lines and internal arrangement

The Ella skiff has made a bit more progress this evening. I’m pleased to say that we’ve now got a pdf file of the drawings needed to make a simple model ready to be downloaded and printed out.

The boat’s become a little simpler than the initial drawing showed. There’s no forward rowing position, for example, because I couldn’t find a way of fitting it into the panels above – and I didn’t want to go beyond three and a half sheets of ply for this boat.

If you’re interested in her, all you need to do to make a model is to take a printout, stick it to a piece of cereal packet, cut out the various panels and make up the model with sticky tape. Here’s one example of how this kind of model can look; here’s a second example made by the excellent Ben Crawshaw; and here’s a third example made by Woody Jones, and complete with little wire figures made to scale.

If anyone out there makes a model of this little boat, I’d be very grateful to see them, and to be able to post them here at intheboatshed.net!

Don’t miss out on something good – subscribe to intheboatshed.net for a weekly newsletter!

Advertisements

One thought on “Ella skiff – drawings for making a model of the stitch and glue 12ft skiff”

Leave a Reply