Historic Build Emma Johnston

History

The Coastal Defense Ship was mainly used in the 1860's to 1920's. The design of this specific ship can best be described as pre-dreadnought battleship. Sweden and Finland used this design primarily although other countries did as well.

The Building Process

I started out by using red wool for the entire base.

I estimated how long I should make the ship based on dimensions I found.

After figuring out the length of the one side, I duplicated it on the other side.

After that was completed, I made two propellers on the back of the ship.

Next, I started with the next level which was black wool.

Next, I made the third level light grey wool.

Then, I made the deck with spruce wood planks.

After, I made the guardrails of the ship with the iron fence.

After that was done, I started building the second level of the ship.

After playing around with the height of the second level, I added the iron fence for a guard rail.

Next, I started adding two of the guns on the side of the ship.

I added the observatory and more detail to the second level of the ship.

I started then by adding the two navigating propellers onto the ship along with the smoke stack.

I then added the bigger navigating propeller.

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.