Completed Navy Nut One

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Project by GoneNuts posted 11-08-2012 03:33 PM 1337 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my completed Navy Nuts One
This is the first of a series of Walnut Ships. Each ship is made of Walnut shells, Maple Sails, Basswood planking and Mahognay Studs the rigging is attached to. Each piece of rigging is tied in a knot and glued to the stays. The base is made out of Cottonwood Tree Bark. From start to finish this display took me about 20 hours.
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did making it.

BTW, This series I am calling Navy Nuts and each set will have a unique number such as Navy Nut One, Navy Nut Three, etc

There will be more to come.

-- GoneNuts

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 03:43 PM

you definitely have “GoneNuts” into making such beautiful ships.

-- Joel

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 03:52 PM

that is pretty creative, I haft to ask what inspired the nutty concoction?

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 05:25 PM

You’re genius. This is impressive.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 05:29 PM

Definitely an original!

-- Brian Timmons -

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 10:40 PM

Amazing work!
Keep sharing.

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#6 posted 11-08-2012 11:07 PM

Man talk about a “kewl” idea, without a doubt you hat talent…..”you did yourself Proud”

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#7 posted 11-09-2012 05:09 AM

It’s spectacular project.I admire your patience to make such small ships.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 11-09-2012 09:21 AM

I like the design of the boats very much, kind of steam punk/surreal but original too. All in all, it’s a great piece.

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#9 posted 11-09-2012 11:58 AM

Now how cool is that? Nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 12-02-2012 02:23 PM

Very cool! Being ex-Navy, I really love this! May have to try this myself at some point. Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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