Xebec – ship in a bottle

This Xebec in a bottle was scratch-built by Daniel Siemens

This Xebec in a bottle was scratch-built by Daniel Siemens

Modeler’s Name: Daniel Siemens
Period: 1700’s
Type of Model: scratch build ship in bottle
Build Time: 20 hours

Build Materials:
Basswood and toothpicks

Ship’s Story:
Xebecs were Mediterranean ships built in the 1700’s with their triangular lateen sails.

Modeler’s Bio:
I do accounting as my day job but love bottling ships when I can find time. I started two years ago after watching the fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

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