Bottled History: Crafting a Ship in a Bottle from Scratch

I love this peak inside the studio and process of Ray Gascoigne, a 60-year veteran and master   craftsman of ships in bottles.

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He’s worked as a shipwright and a merchant sailor, and now designs, carves, and creates his stunning pieces completely from scratch, with just a few tools. Oh, and he looks like this:    

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What a fascinating guy. I bet he has amazing stories. 

Bottled History from Smith Journal on Vimeo.