Laughing Whale 1:12 Friendship Sloop

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This is a kit I found on EBay. It’s an old Laughing Whale 1:12 “Friendship Sloop”.
Everything you see from the gun whale up is completely scratch built.
All items you see on deck and mast brackets are scratched built.
The eagle’s head was sculpted in place with a two part epoxy material.
The scroll art in the beakhead behind the eagle is a 1/16” pvc overlay bent to shape and the black, gold and red scroll was hand painted.

I hope you guys like this one.
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Sails done with sewing machine and all borders hand stitched, it took me three days just to do the edges.
Maybe there is different terminology for this parts of the sails.
Sorry, I’m still learning.
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A very interesting boat and very good build - many thanks for sharing this with us
 

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Beautiful !
I would love to add this to my Showcase Gallery.

So, forgive my ignorance, when I TITLE this in the Gallery, should I TITLE it as "Laughing Whale" or “Friendship Sloop”

Oh, the photography is EXCELLENT as well !!!
 
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Beautiful !
I would love to add this to my Showcase Gallery.

So, forgive my ignorance, when I TITLE this in the Gallery, should I TITLE it as "Laughing Whale" or “Friendship Sloop”

Oh, the photography is EXCELLENT as well !!!

Definitely “Friendship Sloop”.
Thank you Donnie for wanting to use my model for the gallery.
I feel honored.
 
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By the way, tomorrow I will continue fabricating my shot box based on the one you have.
 
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