Handy hints and tips for boat model makers.

How to make a good model.

After the ecstasy of your relatives from your first ship in a bottle subsides, try to evaluate your model: is it so good indeed? How to assess it? Of course, I don’t mean money value since it is priceless, but a historical importance of it, even the importance for world culture (don’t be surprised: your masterpiece can live for hundreds of years!).

While it is impossible to value a ship in a bottle as a piece of art, we can judge about its importance as a ship model. Imagine that you break that bottle and then look at your model; if it still looks perfect, then accept my greetings – you did a good job...

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