Scaled 1/96 Noahs Ark Model

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Project by densships posted 03-17-2008 08:17 PM 3688 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This model of Noahs Ark was built in feet according to the dimensions given in the Bible (6:15-16).
The Scale of this Ark model is 1/96 (1/8=1’) which would make this model 56 1/4” long x 9 3/8” wide x 5 5/8” high. There is 4 different types of wood used on the model. The dark wood on the exterior of the model is walnut to represent the pitch (6:14) on the Ark inside and out. The deck planks are planked in spanish cedar, and the frame work is framed in pine and basswood. The front side of the model shows the finished look, and the back side shows the Ark under construction. This Ark has taken 4 weeks to build from scratch, the tools used were table saw, miter saw, sand paper, and glue.

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#2 posted 03-17-2008 08:39 PM

That is a great model!

-- -- Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of a woodturner.

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#3 posted 03-17-2008 10:27 PM

Nice work. I guess it took Noah about 100 years to finish his because he didn’t have a generator to run his table or miter saw ;]

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#4 posted 03-17-2008 10:36 PM

wow what a great model. it took 4 weeks to complete, wow. i don’t know how Noah did it. i bet he sure would have been happy to have a table saw, and miter saw. great job!

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#5 posted 03-17-2008 11:49 PM

Hi Den

I really enjoy seeing these posts. The details are outstanding. Wonderful post.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 03-18-2008 12:58 AM

Great detail. Your patience level must be high. Model work fascinates me. Maybe I’ll try some.

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#7 posted 03-18-2008 01:24 AM

very cool tribute

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#8 posted 05-07-2010 12:38 PM

Love it but where are the animals??

-- Theresa,

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#9 posted 06-24-2011 11:46 PM

Wow, true to the rectangular shape. I love it.

-- Peter, Fort Fyers - FL,

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