Intricate, beautiful and technically demanding, wooden ships make the perfect subjects for transforming into models. Their carefully engineered designs and stunning aesthetics make model wooden ships a joy to work on, with each clipper, frigate or sailing boat offering its own fascinating story and unique challenges. From classic 18th and 19th Century ships of discovery to more contemporary sailing boats, you can try your craftsman’s hand on a wide variety of model ships at a range of skill levels.
Once you’ve completed your fleet of warships, galleons or merchant vessels, there are plenty of other intricate models to bring to life. From model cars and tanks to trains and planes, you can create an entire scaled down world from the comfort of your own home.
As model wooden ships come in a range of designs, it’s easy to find a project that suits your skill level, timescale and interests. And whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced builder of battle ships, there’s always another project that will challenge your skill level even further, so make sure you take a look at our other fascinating and beautiful model ships once this project is complete.